Deadline: 15 September, 2021

The Rhodes Trust has opened applications for the 2021 Rhodes Scholarships.

The scholarships support exceptional young people at the University of Oxford, and actively fosters lifelong learning and fellowship.

Benefits

  • Successful applicants will receive tuition fees and annual stipend for two years
  • Successful applicants will also attend international conferences and conduct additional fieldwork

Eligibility 

  • Applicant must be a citizen of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, São Tomé and Principe and Togo
  • Applicants must have been resident in one or more of the countries listed above for at least five of the last ten years
  • Applicants must have been born after 01 October, 1996, and on or before 01 October, 2003
  • Applicants must have completed an undergraduate degree from a college or university (normally a bachelor’s degree) with the highest classification the university awards, e.g., first class honours or a distinction in the case of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy
  • Applicants must meet the English language proficiency requirements of the University of Oxford

To apply and for more information, click here.

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