Begin your journey for a higher degree with the Fully-funded Rhodes Scholarships. The Rhodes Trust is inviting West African applicants who wish to pursue their higher studies at the University of Oxford.
The goal of these fully-funded educational awards is to help West African students in their master’s studies in the United Kingdom.
The Rhodes Trust is a global organization and they use their deep connections across the world to bring together people of different backgrounds and viewpoints.
Why at the University of Oxford? At Oxford, the participants will have everything they need to build a bright future whether it’s teaching excellence, academic facilities for good guidance.
- University or Organization: The Rhodes Trust
- Course Level: Postgraduate
- Award: Fully-funded
- Access Mode: Online
- Nationality: West Africa
- The program can be taken in the UK
- Application Deadline: September 30, 2019
- Language: English
- Eligible Countries: Candidates from 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 are eligible.
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: They can pursue their postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford.
- Admissible Criteria: Must have reached your 19th and not have passed your 26th birthday on 1 October 2020 and ready to give the very intense international competition for places at the University of Oxford.
How to Apply
- How to Apply: If you are interested in this program, then you must have to take admission in a postgraduate degree program at the university. Once have you completed your admission, you can complete the online application process for the grant.
- Supporting Documents: Participants have to submit a certified copy of their certificate, a national identity card, and a valid passport, an official transcript from the college or university with the evidence of residency within the region for at least five of the last ten years.
- Admission Requirements: Successful candidates should 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 Honours, or a Distinction in the case of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy courses.
- Language Requirement: Along with the above requirement, you need to demonstrate your English language ability through the TOEFL or IELTS test.
Benefits: The award will be fully-funded for the duration of the postgraduate degree course.