The Rhodes scholarship is administered by the Rhodes Trust, Oxford and is a postgraduate award that seeks to support exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Scholars may pursue any full time postgraduate degree offered by the University of Oxford for a duration of two years with an option of a third year.
Eligible African Countries: 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
Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must:
* Be between the ages of 19-25
* Have been resident in one or more of the countries listed above for at least five of the last ten years.
* Have completed an undergraduate degree from a college or university (normally a Bachelor’s degree) with the highest classification your University awards, e.g. First Class or Upper Second Class Honors.
* Have a sufficiently high standard of English to meet the English language proficiency requirements (at the Higher Level listed) of the University of Oxford.
* Energy to use one’s talent to the full (as demonstrated by mastery in areas such as sport, music, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, particularly where teamwork is involved)
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of Award:
* Full tuition, a maintenance stipend (covering accommodation, feeding, and incidentals) and one economy class airfare to and from Oxford at the beginning and end of tenure.
* Comprehensive Rhodes Character, Service & Leadership programme (retreats, workshops, conferences) which is designed to equip them on how to solve critical problems in any community they find themselves, as well as many discussions and social events at Rhodes House, Oxford.
Duration of Program: two years with an option of a third year.
How to Apply: Visit link below