Rhodes Scholarship, a fully-funded program, is intended for international students beginning PG programs at the University of Oxford. Recipients are provided with the scholarship for the duration of the Oxford postgraduate program.
Rhodes Scholarship will cover the recipient’s tuition fee, travel expense (2 economy class tickets), health insurance, and accommodation expenses to stay in the UK. Furthermore, recipients will get a monthly stipend. For the academic year 2019/20, the stipend offered will be GBP 15,900 per annum i.e, GBP 1,325 per month.
|Scholarship Type||Merit-Based, College-Specific|
|No. of Scholarships||100|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/apply/india|
To secure benefits of the Rhodes Scholarship, applicants must be admitted at the University of Oxford. Apart from that, applicants must fulfill the eligibility requirements listed below:
Candidates fulfilling these eligibility requirements will be considered for the Rhodes Scholarship India, Australia, etc.
Eligible students who want to receive a Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford, one of the top-ranking universities in the UK, have to apply online. The application process for the same is mentioned below:
Rhodes Scholarship applications should be submitted along with documents listed below:
Note: Submit the application along with all the supporting documents before the Rhodes Scholarship application deadline.
The Rhodes Scholarship selection committee will evaluate the scholarship application form and student supporting documents (including attempted exams to study in the UK) of each applicant. The selections are mainly based on the interview sessions. These will take place in different parts:
The panel invites shortlisted candidates for two sessions which are conducted in a single day in Delhi.
Each candidate is required to attend both sessions. The committee will shortlist candidates and invite them for the next half of the Rhodes Scholarship selection process.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to social engagement and a final interview will be conducted by the committee. After this, the committee will make the final decision.
Recipients will be informed of their selection via email. However, their Rhodes Scholarship will be confirmed only upon successful admission to the University of Oxford
Note: The candidate may be interviewed by video conference or telephone if not presented in India.
Through the Rhodes Scholarship program, the University of Oxford offers 100 scholarships for students across the world. The number of scholarships varies for each country/territory.
For an international students reference, we have tabulated below the number of scholarships for each country:
|Country/Territory||Number of Scholarships|
|Hong Kong Sar||1|
|Jamaica and the Commonwealth Caribbean||2|
|Saudi Arabia||Up to 2|
|Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, and Palestine||2|
|United Arab Emirates||32|
Also, the Rhodes Scholarship will cover the admission application fee of Oxford University after the selection.
Rhodes Scholarship is an excellent source of financial support for international students who wish to study at the University of Oxford. Apart from this, no. of research grants are also available to Rhodes Scholars, on the application, which allows them to attend international conferences or conduct additional fieldwork.