The Rhodes Scholarships for Global Students to Study at Oxford 2022/23

Opening date:1 June 2022
Closing date: 23:59 GMT, 1 August 2022

When different people come together in a shared spirit, exciting new things begin. The Rhodes Scholarship is a life-changing opportunity to join 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. Applying for the Scholarship is a challenge, but it is an experience which has helped generations of young people to succeed.

They encourage 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.


The Rhodes Scholarship covers Oxford University course fees, as well as providing 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. Please note - this is not sufficient to cover partners or dependents.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants may only apply to the Global Scholarships if they are not eligible to apply via any existing Rhodes constituency.

  • Applicants must be at least 18 years and have not reached their 24th birthday by 1 October 2022. OR for older candidates who have completed their first undergraduate degree later than usual must not have reached their 27th

  • Applicants must have already completed, or will have completed by July 2023, an undergraduate degree (normally a Barchelor’s degree) with an academic background and grade that – at a minimum meets or exceeds the specific entry requirements of their chosen full-time course at the University of Oxford.

  • Must have a sufficiently high standard of English and have met, by the application deadline, the English language proficiency requirements of the University of Oxford.

Document Requirements:

  • Upload copies of official documents to further outline your geographical background and to prove that you meet the age requirements e.g. birth certificate, National registration Card, passport etc.

  • Official transcript from the college or university you are studying or have studied.

  • Evidence of English Language proficiency.

  • Provide details of an appropriate nominator.

  • Full curriculum vitae

  • A head-and-shoulders colour photograph (jpg format).

  • A personal statement of no more than 750 words.

Application Process

The application process is explained as you navigate through the pages outlined in the navigation below.

1. The Rhodes Scholarship View the journey of several Rhodes Scholars from their first day in Oxford right through until graduation.

2. The Selection Criteria The overview section explains the 7 steps to guide you through the application process.

3. Check your Eligibility and Apply Find out if you meet the criteria to become a Rhodes Scholar and start your application.

Additional Resources This page will help you to make sure that you are applying for the most appropriate Rhodes Scholarship.