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Rhodes Scholarship : Introduction

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Areas of Study :
Level :
Post Graduate
Scholarship Funded by :
Rhodes House
Provided to :
Indian Students for pursuing postgraduate studies at University of Oxford.

The Rhodes Scholarship is awarded for postgraduate studies at University of Oxford. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious international fellowships. Approximately 95 scholarships are awarded each year.

Rhodes Scholars can pursue any full-time postgraduate course offered by the Oxford University except MBA. They can also pursue a second undergraduate degree (senior status) over two years. The scholarship is offered for two years only. However, it can be extended to one more year depending on the discretion of the Trustees. The Scholarship covers the University and College Fees and the scholars receive a monthly stipend to cover their accommodation and living expenses.

Rhodes Scholarships are awarded to applicants from the selecting countries which include Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), SJLP (including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine), United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

The selection of the Rhodes Scholars is overseen by a National Secretary of the Rhodes Trust in each selecting country.

The Rhodes Scholarship is administered by the Rhodes Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom. Scholarships are awarded in 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 different countries) around the world. Selection Committees for the Rhodes Scholarship are looking for outstanding leaders who are motivated to engage with global challenges, to 'esteem the performance of public duties as their highest aim', and to promote international understanding and peace. In short, Selection Committees seek young women and men of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service, and who demonstrate a strong propensity to emerge as 'leaders for the world’s future'.

Each year, there are five Scholarships available for India. The first Indian Rhodes Scholars took up residence in Oxford in 1947, and since that time over two hundred Indians have been awarded the Scholarshi

Please see the Rhodes Trust website for full details : www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

Application Procedure :
Procedure after Selection:
Useful Contact

Office of the Indian Secretary, Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee
PO Box 2108
Delhi - 110007, India
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Website: www.rhodesscholarships-india.com

Rhodes House
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3RG
Phone: +44 1865 270902
Fax: +44 1865 270914
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Website: www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk

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