The Rhodes Scholarships for Pakistan

CountryUnited Kingdom
Degree LevelAll
Type Academic Scholarships
Final Deadline 01 August, 2020
CitizenshipPakistan
Intake Year2020

Overview

Rhodes scholarship program is a profound scholarship program of all times known to the world since 1903. The Rhodes scholarship program is provided by the prestigious institute of Rhodes for nurturing the future talent for betterment of the world.

The scholarships main purpose is to boost the morale of young intellectuals and train them to make the world a better place, because kindness and empathy is what makes human – human.

A Pakistani student who is looking forward to study in Oxford University must most definitely pursue this scholarship to study in United Kingdom.

Benefits 

  • Health coverage

  • Full college fee

  •  Full application fee

  • A stipend of £13,681 per annum

  • A ticket from home country to UK and return after the course completion.

Eligibility Criteria

a. Nationality/citizenship: You must be a citizen of Pakistan, holding a Pakistani passport.

b. Education/residency: You must have undertaken formal study at an educational institution in Pakistan for a minimum of 4 of the last 10 years, and have either (i) completed a school or college leaving exam (12th standard, A-level or equivalent) at a school or college in Pakistan, or (ii) have received or would receive an undergraduate degree or mark-sheet establishing eligibility to receive an undergraduate degree at a university in Pakistan.

c. Age: On 1 October 2020, you must meet either of the below criteria:

i. You must be at least 18 and have not reached your 24th birthday (i.e. you must have been born after 1 October 1996 and on or before 1 October 2002).

OR (for older candidates who completed their first undergraduate degree later than usual)

ii. You must have not reached your 27th birthday (i.e. have been born after 1 October 1993) AND you have met or will meet the requirements for completion of your first degree on or after 1 October 2019*.

d. Academic achievement: You must have completed (or will have completed by June / July 2021) an undergraduate degree from a college or university (normally a Bachelor’s degree) to a sufficiently high standard to be admitted to postgraduate study at the University of Oxford (but not in any event with a GPA below 3.7). In this respect, please note carefully the requirements for your chosen course at Oxford

e. If unsuccessful in your first application to the Rhodes Scholarships, you may subsequently re-apply only once more (and this must be in the same constituency), subject to meeting the eligibility criteria.

Application Procedure

a. You can apply online from 01 June 2020 at http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/apply via the scholarships tab.

b. You must submit your application online, with all supporting documents, by 23:59 PKT, 01 August 2020.

c. In preparation for making your application, you should read carefully the general information, particularly that held on the Scholarships tab, 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.

d. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a social engagement and a final interview. You must be available to attend both, in person, as no accommodations can be made on date and time, or mode, of these events. Interviews will be held in Islamabad usually in early October. No candidate will be selected without an interview. Travel expenses will be paid by the Rhodes Trust, and will cover the round trip cost of a First Class rail ticket, but excluding hotel expenses. International travel for those attending from overseas cannot be funded.

e. All applicants will be emailed with the outcome of their application.

Application Procedure:

  1. The Pakistani students can apply at the following link after 1 June when the applications open.

  2. The student must submit all the above required documents.

  3. The student is required to follow all the guidelines properly as any misinterpretation may lead to disqualification and submit an application fee of 75 euro.

  4. The selected student will be informed and asked to come for a scheduled interview in November in Islamabad the expenses of the travelling will be covered by the Rhodes trust.

  5. All the Pakistani students will be informed about the outcome by mail.

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