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The Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship
When different people come together in a common spirit, exciting new things begin. A Rhodes Scholarship is a life-changing opportunity to join outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. 
 Three Rhodes Scholars chat on the steps outside Rhodes House. 
 What is a Rhodes Scholarship? 
 Life-Changing Opportunity to Study at Oxford University The Rhodes Scholarship is a full-time postgraduate award that enables talented young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.  Applying for a 
 scholarship is a challenge, but it is an experience that has helped generations of young people  succeed. We encourage applications from talented students everywhere. 
 Rhodes Scholars come to the UK for two or more years and can apply to study  full-time postgraduate courses at the University of Oxford. 
 What the hell are  Rhodes Scholarships? 
 Three Rhodes Scholars walk in the center of Oxford holding two umbrellas and smiling. 
 What does the Rhodes Scholarship cover? 
 Costs covered by the Scholarship The Rhodes Scholarship covers  course fees and an annual stipend at the University of Oxford. 2021/22. academic year, the scholarship is £17,310 per year (£1,
2.50 per month), which covers all living costs for fellows, including accommodation. Please note - this is not sufficient to cover partners or dependents. 
 The detailed terms and conditions document presents the permitted degree combinations and the number of studies covered by the scholarship, as the latter depends on the choice of course  - for example, researchers who choose to undertake a scholarship can receive up to three. years of fees and scholarship. DPhil (PhD) in Oxford. 
 If the scholarship is selected, the Rhodes Trust covers the cost of studying at the University of Oxford. The Fund covers the cost of a student visa and the associated International Health Supplement (IHS), which enables international students to access the UK NHS. The Rhodes Trust will cover two economy class flights - to and from the UK - at the start and end of your studies at Oxford. 
 Scholars will receive an enrollment grant on arrival at Oxford,  and  those Scholars who move on to Oxford for a second term will again receive assistance with visa extensions and the IHS scope application. 
 Three Rhodes Scholars chat and smile outside  Rhodes House on the  steps. 
  History of the Rhodes Scholarship 
 The Beginning and Future of the Scholarship The Rhodes Scholarship 
, founded in 1902 by the will of Cecil John Rhodes, was a truly visionary project for its time. More than a century later, the Rhodes Scholarships are the oldest and perhaps the most prestigious international scholarship program in the world, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to complete full-time master's studies at the University of Oxford (internationally ranked in The Times). College Rankings 2017 and 2018). 
 One of the main goals of the scholarship was to identify young leaders from all over the world who, studying together at Oxford, will create bonds of mutual understanding and fellowship for the betterment of humanity. 
 Our reputation as the world's most prestigious academic scholarship is based not on the controversial life of our founder, Cecil Rhodes, but on the enormous contributions our scholars have made to the world, and the qualities required of a Rhodes Scholar - an intellectual distinction combined with caring for others, leadership energy  and a focus on public service - remain as influential as they have been for over a century.