Rhodes Scholarship in the United Kingdom
  • Fully Funded Scholarship
  • Master/PhD
  • United Kingdom
  • Oxford University
  • 04 Oct 2023

Rhodes Scholarship in the United Kingdom


About this Program

     The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the most prestigious scholarship award programs in the world. The Rhodes Trust delivers funds so that some of the most promising young students can further their postgraduate educations at Oxford University. 

      Applying for the Scholarship is a challenge, but it is an experience which has helped generations of young people to succeed. This scholarship encourages applications from talented students everywhere.

       Rhodes Scholars come to the UK for two or more years and can apply to study most full-time postgraduate courses offered by Oxford University.


To be eligible with this program, applicants must: 

  • Be from the countries mentioned above to be eligible for the Rhodes scholarship 2024.
  • Have an excellent academic record.
  • They must have completed their bachelor’s degree by July 2024.
  • The eligibility criteria depend on the country. You can check the criteria by selecting your country.
  • Applicant should be proficient in English.

 Selection Criteria: 

  • literary and scholastic attainments (academic excellence)
  • energy to use one's talents to the full (as demonstrated by mastery in areas such as sports, music, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, particularly where teamwork is involved)
  • truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship
  • moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one's fellow beings.

 Required Documents for Rhodes Scholarship 2024 

  • Curriculum vitae (CV) /resume.
  • Personal statement (which clearly states your reasons and wishes to study at Oxford and why)
  • Reference letters
  • Evidence of academic record/transcript (complete or in progress) of your undergraduate degree or any postgraduate study
  • English Language Proficiency (for those countries where English is not the first language). 
  • Birth certificate/passport
  • Academic statement

Note: The format and type of these documents will depend on the country’s requirements.

Program Benefits 

Benefits of the Rhodes Scholarship 2024:

  • Rhodes scholarship will cover the application fee of Oxford University.
  • It will also cover all the tuition expenses.
  • Rhodes Scholarship recipients will also receive a stipend, of approximately £18,180 per annum (£1,515 per month) as per last year.
  • In addition, the Rhodes scholarship will also cover a settling allowance.
  • Students will receive two economy-class flights covering international travel to and from the UK.
  • Student visa fee coverage.
  • Scholars will get an International Health Surcharge (IHS).


Applicants must study in post graduate courses offered by Oxford University and most are covered by Rhodes Scholarship.

 Application Process:

  • There is no application fee for the Rhodes scholarship in the UK application form.
  • Applicants must apply for the Rhodes scholarship before applying for the course of their interest at the University of Oxford.
  • Applicants selected for the scholarship are then required to apply for the graduate program/course via the University of Oxford’s graduate application form with support from the team at Rhodes House.
  • Applicants must submit their online application with all the required documents.
  • Visit the Rhodes Oxford Scholarship website and select your country/region for more application details.
  • You should read all the details and information on the Rhodes Scholarship official website.
  • Before you proceed with your application, you should carefully read the general information, the Rhodes Scholarship Terms of Reference, the information in this document and the terms of admission to graduate studies at the University.
  • Check the selection and application process of your country/region because the application process varies from country to country.
  • Shortlisted applicants will be invited to a social engagement and a final interview for approval.
  • The application deadline of the Rhodes scholarships for international students varies from country to country. Please check the official website for more details.

 How to Apply

The applicants can apply through the online application

Application Period

Application deadline is on October 4, 2023

For more information: Official Website

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