Applications are being invited for Indian students who want to avail the University of Oxford’s Rhodes Scholarships for the upcoming 2015 session.
Every year five scholarships are given to Indian students with excellent academic performance, chosen on the basis of the following:
The scholarship is given for 2 years and is subject to your academic performance and behaviour over these two years. In certain cases the scholarship extended to the 3rd year as well. (Read: Conditions of tenure of Rhodes Scholarship) The scholarship which provides an annual stipend of approximately £13,390 will cover the following expenses:
Award of the scholarship is based primarily on academic performance. Globally, 83 scholars are chosen to be trained as global leaders. The first Indian scholarship was given in the year 1947 and since then such scholarships have been given to personalities such as:
The scholarship entails all college and university fees, an annual stipend worth about 13,000 pounds, travel and health insurance and travelling expenses to and from University of Oxford.
In order to apply, you must:
If you are a student in your final year of college with an excellent academic record, you can also apply.
Rhodes scholars can apply to any full time post graduate course (as well as the BA (senior status) for 2 years) at the University of Oxford. Please note that if you plan to pursue the Masters of Business Administration (MBA) or the Masters of Financial Economics (MFE), only the 2nd year of scholarship would be tenable.
Applications are to be submitted online (https://apply.embark.com/scholarship/RhodesTrust/) with the following documents:
Applicants will be shortlisted firstly in the regional basis, after which they will be interviewed by a panel. If you are selected as a Rhodes scholar, you would be given the necessary information to apply to the University of Oxford. If you’re applying for any of the PG courses, you must do so by early January, 2015. For 2nd BA, you must apply by 2 December, 2014. You will start your residence at Oxford by October, 2015.
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