Rhodes Trust Scholarships, UK 2018 – Apply!


All African Students seeking admission into the University Of Oxford, United Kingdom will be considered automatically for the 2018 Rhodes Trust Scholarships. Submission of application forms for the annual study award is ongoing and students from all over Africa are welcomed.

The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.

Application Deadlines:

  • Kenya: 31st August, 2017
  • Southern Africa (including Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland): 15th August, 2017
  • West Africa: 30th September 2017
  • Zambia: 31st October, 2017
  • Zimbabwe: 31st August, 2017

Eligible African Countries: Kenya, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), West African countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Other Countries: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Jamaica & the Commonwealth Caribbean, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, SJLP (including Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine), United Arab Emirates, United States.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship program, applicants must:

  • be citizens of the above mentioned countries
  • be between the ages of 18 – 24 years old
  • have completed a Bachelor’s degree before coming up to Oxford

The following are required during application:

  • vidence of academic record / transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate degree and any postgraduate study
  • Curriculum vitae/resumé or list of principal activities
  • Personal statement or essay (including, crucially, a clear statement of what the applicant wishes to study at Oxford and why)
  • Evidence of age / birth certificate / passport
  • English Language proficiency (where English is not the first language)
  • Photograph
  • List of referees (usually several are required) who can attest in confidential references to the character and intellect of the applicant, including academic, personal, extra-curricular and leadership achievements (and who should never include people to whom you are related)

For detailed application requirements for each constituency, please visit the country pages via the country links. Visit The Official Website For More Information.


my name is Getu Tesfaye from Ethiopia and I want to learn masters by agricultural engineering and mechanization in your country and I expect that you help me so. your sincerly

Hi.. I Petrus from Namibia and I m asking you to help me with scholarship please. contact me. here is my contact number +264811538862. please I m waiting to here from you. I will be happy when you contact

Hello I am from Ethiopia and ethiopia is one country in African but is not added to the list please announce me if there some special cese for which Ethiopia excluded
With great thanks!

Kindly assist me to get a place in a university where i can study for Masters as a full time International student. I hold a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Library and Information Studies.

My name is Sebsbie Zewdu Kebede from Ethiopia ,I am very interested to my MSc degree in your university.I did my BSc degree in electrical & Computer Engineering (Power engineering) from Adama Science and Technology University on July 8,2017.

i wish like to join in this university. my name Alkali Kijera from the Gambia and currently staying in the country. i have a bachelors in biology and minor in chemistry university of the Gambia. i am looking for a scholarship to study biomedical science as masters. i have completed my bachelors since 2016 and i am currently interns at MRC unit the Gambia. i will be very much glad to have a scholarship to study biomedical sciences as i was always dream of .

my concern is why is that my country the gambia being a british colonie is not mention in the recomended african countries for the scholarship . and i am also qualify in term of document for the scholarship because i have my college teaching certificate in education (HTC) HIGHER TEARCHER CERTIFICATE i have a final CGPA OF 3.77. However, i definately need your scholarship but my worry is the BACHELOR degree you mention. i will be very glad if you put my college degree in consideration .

I am from Niger i need this scholarship but i don’t have langage proficiency certificate but i wtite and speak english very well.can i apply pleaase?

Thanks more pleace send for me your record sheet I mean I am interesting to study in your opportunity I will be visit your website but I can’t get any for pleace help me

I am a cameroonian student, if we are not eligible on this scholarship, which other one in the same University allows us to apply?


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