30 September 2020
United Kingdom (UK)
The Rhodes Scholarships for United Arab Emirates
The Rhodes Scholarship program is the oldest (established in 1903), and perhaps the most prestigious and international scholarship program in the world. Administered by the Rhodes Trust in Oxford, the program covers more than 100 fully-funded scholarships each year for postgraduate study for young leaders of outstanding intellect and character who are motivated to engage with global challenges, commit to the service of others and show promise of becoming value-driven principled leaders in the future.
Opportunity Focus Areas:
- School of Policy and intervention
- Anthropology and Museum Ethnography
- Department for Continuing Education
- Department of Education
- Theology and Religion
- Department of Physics
- Department of Engineering Science
- Oriental Studies
- Geography and the Environment
- Clinical Medicine
- Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health
- Department of Clinical Neurosciences
- Clinical Psychology Training
- Linguistics, Philology and Phonetics
- Social Policy and Intervention
- Computer Science
- Department of Earth Sciences
- International Development
- English Language and Literature
- Film Aesthetics
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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
- The Rhodes Scholarship is for not less than two years.
- Academic excellence (First Class Honours or GPA of minimum 3.70 out of 4.00, or equivalent).
- UAE citizens who have (or will have) completed an undergraduate degree (whether in the UAE or overseas) by June / July 2021 are eligible to apply
- Non-UAE citizens who have (or will have) completed an undergraduate degree by June / July 2021 at a college or university in the United Arab Emirates are eligible to apply
- 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, typically First Class Honours or equivalent, to be admitted to postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.
- Candidates must have a sufficiently high standard of English to meet the English language proficiency requirements (at the Higher Level listed) of the University of Oxford.
- Age: Upon 1 October 2020, you must meet either of the below criteria:
- 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)
- 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.
Note: You can find more eligible and details from here
Rhodes scholarship will cover
- All university, college fees and the university application fee.
- one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the scholarship and one economy flight back to the student’s home country at the conclusion of the scholarship.
- a living stipend £15,144 per annul.
First Step: Register an account.
Second Step: Submit the application form online, with all supporting documents, by 23:59 Gulf Standard Time, 30
Note: In preparation for making your application, you 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.
Third Step: Submit a completed application form on-line with copies of the documents and information detailed below. All documents must be submitted in English, or with English translations included:
- Your birth certificate confirming that you meet the age criterion.
- A copy of a valid passport.
- An official transcript from the college or university at which you are studying.
- A certified copy of your high school marks/high school graduation certificate.
- Evidence of English Language Proficiency.
- A full curriculum vitae.
- A head-and-shoulders colour photograph (jpg format).
- A personal statement of no more than 1,000 words.
- At least 4 to 5 of academic referees who can comment in detail on the applicant academic ability and how well they think he would fare at Oxford.
Forth Step: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a social engagement (a dinner with the selection committee and other finalists) and a final interview on a Friday between late November and mid-December .
Note: No candidate will be selected without an interview. Candidates are expected to cover their travel expenses to the interview. Overnight accommodation will be provided.
Fifth Step: All applicants will be emailed with the outcome of their application.
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This Scholarship Published by:
“Toqa Abdelsalam/ Egypt“
“Nada Samir/ Egypt“
MARJ3 Scholarship Team