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The Rhodes Scholarships 2023 - Oxford University United Kingdom

The Rhodes Scholarships 2023 – Oxford University United Kingdom

  • The University of Oxford
  • Any Subject
  • United Kingdom
  • Fully Funded £17,310 per annum
  • Eligible Countries
  • October 6, 2022

Applications are invited for Fully Funded Rhodes Scholarships at the Oxford University – United Kingdom.


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.

The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, postgraduate award which enables talented young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.


For the successful applicants, Rhodes Scholarship will cover:

  • Oxford University course fees
  • An annual stipend. For the 2021/22 academic year, the stipend is £17,310 per annum (£1,442.50 per month) from which Scholars pay all living expenses, including accommodation
  • Fee for a student visa
  • International Health Surcharge (IHS)
  • Two economy class flights – to and from the UK – for the beginning and end of studies in Oxford

Eligible Countries and Number of Scholarships

The following countries are eligible for the Rhodes Scholarships (Number of scholarships is mentioned):

  • Australia (9 Scholarships)
  • Bermuda (1 Scholarship)
  • Canada (11 Scholarships)
  • China (4 Scholarships)
  • Commonwealth Caribbean (1 Scholarship) Covering Anguilla, Antigua, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, the British Virgin Islands, the Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Montserrat, St Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent, Trindad and Tobago, and, the Turks and Caicos Islands
  • East Africa (1 Scholarship) Covering Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi
  • Germany (2 Scholarships)
  • Global (2 Scholarships)
  • Hong Kong SAR (2 Scholarships)
  • India (5 Scholarships)
  • Israel (2 Scholarships)
  • Jamaica (1 Scholarship)
  • Kenya (2 Scholarships)
  • Malaysia (1 Scholarship)
  • New Zealand (3 Scholarships)
  • Pakistan (1 Scholarship)
  • Saudi Arabia (2 Scholarships)
  • Singapore (1 Scholarship)
  • Southern Africa (10 Scholarships) Covering South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and eSwatini
  • Syria Jordan Lebanon and Palestine SJLP (2 Scholarships)
  • United Arab Emirates (2 Scholarships)
  • United States (32 Scholarships) Covering the 50 states of the US, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • West Africa (2 Scholarships) Covering Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, São Tomé and Principe and Togo
  • Zambia (2 Scholarships)
  • Zimbabwe (2 Scholarships)


The eligibility criteria for the Rhodes Scholarships vary depending on which constituency you are applying for.

  • Applicant must be citizen of the eligible country for Rhodes Scholarships
  • completed a school or college leaving exam (Intermediate, A-level or equivalent) at a school or college, OR have received or will receive an undergraduate degree at a university in?
  • On 1 October 2022, you must be at least 18 and have not reached your 24th birthday (i.e., you must have been born after 1 October 1998 and on or before 1 October 2004) OR (for older candidates who completed their first undergraduate degree later than usual)
  • On 1 October 2022, you must not have reached your 27th birthday (i.e., have been born after 1 October 1995) AND you have met or will meet the academic requirements for completing your first undergraduate degree on or after 1 October 2021
  • Given the very intense international competition for places at the University of Oxford, candidates will have a greater chance of successful admission to Oxford if they have:
    • A First Class Honours Degree or equivalent, or,
    • A GPA of 3.70/4.0 or higher


To apply for the Rhodes Scholarships, applicants are required the following:

  • Check eligibility
  • Choose an Oxford course
  • Personal Statement
  • Reference Letters
  • Social Engagement
  • Final Interview