Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarship at University of Oxford in UK 2024/25

This is to bring to the notice of the general public that application for the Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarship at University of Oxford in UK for the year 2024-25 is now on. The scholarship is opened to all internationals.

Deadline: 31 December, 2024 Providers: Rhodes Trust
Funding Types: Fully Funded Scholarship Study in: United Kingdom
Subjects: All Subjects Study Level: Masters, PhD, Postgraduate

About the Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest (first awarded in 1902) international scholarship programme, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. All nationals are eligible to apply for the Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarship at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. The master’s and doctoral programs are eligible for this award.

Benefits of the Scholarship

Selected applicants will enjoy the following benefits:

  • A living stipend (£15,144 per annum);
  • All University and College fees;
  • One economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the scholarship and one economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the scholarship.
  • The University application fee;
  • The tenure of the Scholarship is two years, subject always to satisfactory academic performance and personal conduct. Subject to an application process, the Scholarship may be extended for a third year for those who take a recognized route to the DPhil (PhD).

Scholarship Eligibility

The following list outlines the requirements for the Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarship at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom:

  • Citizenship and residency: Each applicant must fulfill the citizenship and residency requirements of the Rhodes constituency for which they are applying. Check the eligible Countries here.
  • Education: All applicants must have achieved the completion of an honors bachelor’s degree by October. As well, academic standing must be sufficiently high to ensure admission to the University of Oxford, which has very competitive entry requirements. In Canada, a GPA of minimum 3.75/4.0, or equivalent, is expected.
  • Age: Age limits vary between constituencies and range from a minimum age limit of 18 to a maximum of 28 by October 1st of the year following selection. In most constituencies, the age limit is 24 or 25. Please check carefully the specific age requirements for your constituency before applying.  Successful candidates will arrive at Oxford the October following the selection process.  The Scholarship may not normally be deferred.
  • Required Language: English


Required Documents: For the Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarship at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, all constituencies will, in general, need the following resources in various formats:

  • Curriculum vitae/resumé or list of principal activities. (Please do not include a photograph in your CV for this scholarship)
  • Evidence of academic record / transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate degree and any postgraduate study
  • Personal statement or essay (including, crucially, a clear statement of what the applicant wishes to study at Oxford and why)
  • English Language proficiency (where English is not the first language). Check requirements here.
  • Evidence of age / birth certificate / passport
  • Photograph
  • Four reference letters from appraisers who can attest in confidential references to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements (and who should never include people to whom you are related). Read more here about the scholarship . . .


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