Rhodes Scholarship is one of the oldest scholarships, first awarded in 1902  and perhaps has been adjudged by many as the most prestigious overseas scholarship programme. Rhodes is looking for young energetic people from all over the world who has good leadership attributes who will help in tackling and solving challenging issues in the world. 

One of the objectives of the scholarship is to enable young and talented students from all over the to study at Oxford University with ease, thereby taking the financial burden off the student. see also MTN Scholarship 2021/2021 For Nigerian Undergraduate Students From All Tertiary Institutions

This scholarship will help young talented students from any part of the world to study at Oxford University, you are advised to quickly apply.

Who are Rhodes Scholarship/ Rhodes Scholars 

Rhodes Scholarship has left a remarkable imprint in peoples life, this scholarship is awarded annually to over 90 excellent students from both Europe, Non-European and Africa.

Some of the Rhodes Famous Scholars include but are not limited to:

  • George Stephanopoulos
  • Bill Clinton
  • Bill Bradley
  • Dean Rusk
  • James William Fulbright
  • Strobe Talbott.
  • Edwin Hubble
  • Lord Howard Florey 

Who is the Rhodes Scholar  named after

Rhodes Scholarship grant to Oxford University was established in 1902 by Cecil Rhodes to help to create unity amongst English speaking countries. This scholarship is available for all students from any part of the world.


Rhodes Scholarship

Famous Rhodes Scholarship for International students

About Rhodes Scholarship

Host Institution:                      University of Oxford

Level:                                          Postgraduates

Number of Scholarship:           Over 90 Scholarship will be awarded

Scholarship Duration:                Two years

Scholarship Value 

The Rhodes Scholarship covers the tuition fees as well as provides an annual stipend for the 2019/20 academic year. The scholarship value is estimated at  £15,900 per annum (£1,325 per month) from which Scholars will pay all living expenses, including accommodation till graduation year.

Eligibility Criteria 

Students who are interested in Rhodes Scholarship should fulfil the following four key criteria 

  • Literary and Scholastic Attainments ie Academic excellence.
  • Energy to use one’s talents to the fullest ie sports activity,  Music, Debate, Dance, Theatre, and Artistic Pursuits.
  • Truth, Courage, Devotion to Duty, Sympathy for and protection of the Weak, Kindliness, Unselfishness and Fellowship
  • The quality moral force of Character and Instincts to Lead, and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings. see also Nigeria Jubilee Fellows Programme Job Application 2020/2021 For Young Nigerian Graduates

Below is a list of Target Countries for the  Scholarships

  • AUSTRALIA  (9 Scholarships)
  • BERMUDA  (1 Scholarship)
  • CANADA (11 Scholarships)
  • CHINA (4 Scholarships)
  • EAST AFRICA (1 Scholarship) Covering Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, South Sudan and Burundi

You are advised to visit the website to check for your country eligibility and step by step guard on how to complete your registration online Apply page.