Rhodes Scholarships are awarded for pursuing full-time postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford, UK. Rhodes Scholars have selected from many countries around the world annually.
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 Scholarship.
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.
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Nationality/Citizenship: Candidates must be a citizen of India, holding an Indian passport, or equivalent proof of citizenship; PIO or OCI card holders are not eligible
Education: Candidates must have undertaken formal study at an educational institution in India for a minimum of 4 of the last 10 years, and have either (i) completed a school leaving exam (10th or 12th standard) at a school in India, or (ii) have received, or be in the final year of, an undergraduate degree at a university in India
Age Limit: Candidates must have reached your 19th and not have passed your 25th birthday on 01st October 2018, which means you must have been born after 30th September 1993 and on or before 01st October 1999
Please Note: For medical students and medical doctors who are pursuing, or who have completed, their one-year internship (CRRI), the age limit is extended by one year; in these cases, you must have been born after 30th Sept. 1992 and on or before 01st Oct. 1999
Candidates may apply online from 1 June 2017 at www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk via the scholarships tab
Students must submit your application online, with all supporting documents, by 23:59, Indian Standard 31st July 2017
In preparation for making their application, all candidates should read carefully the general information for candidates on the Rhodes website, the Conditions of Tenure for the Rhodes scholarship the information in this document and the graduate admissions pages of the University of Oxford www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate
Please see the Rhodes Trust website for full details www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk
Applications must be submitted online by 23:59, Indian Standard Time, 31st July 2017
For any query, candidates are requested to check the official website.
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