Rhodes Trust Scholarship 2018 Application Form Apply Here

Rhodes Trust Scholarship 2018 Application Form: This is to inform the general public that the Rhodes Trust Scholarship 2018 Application Form is now on, interested applicants are advised to apply here. The Rhodes Scholarships for West Africa is generously supported by Miles Morland and the Cohen Charitable Trust.

West Africa includes Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, São Tomé and Principe and Togo.

Rhodes Trust Scholarship 2018 Application Form

There is one Rhodes Scholarship for West Africa each year. There had previously been Scholarships for certain countries within this grouping, including Nigeria and Ghana.

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Selection Criteria for Rhodes Trust Scholarship 2018 Application Form

1. Rhodes Selection Committees are looking for young persons of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service from 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 countries) worldwide.

2. The four criteria governing the selection of Rhodes Scholars are:

3. literary and scholastic attainments (academic excellence)

4. truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship

5. moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one’s fellow beings.

6. All applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree to a very high standard by 1 October of the year following application. In some constituencies, you will need to have completed your degree in the year of application. Academic achievement must be sufficiently high to assure entry to the University of Oxford, whose admissions are internationally competitive, and to give confidence that Rhodes Scholars will perform to a high academic standard in Oxford.

Have you thought about what you will study at the University of Oxford?

In considering your choice of course at Oxford, you should:

a) Check the entry requirements for your chosen course at Oxford

b) Check the Rhodes Conditions of Tenure

c) If English is not your first language, you may be asked to provide evidence of proficiency – check the specific requirements for your country/region’s Information for Candidates, and see Oxford’s requirements for English Language proficiency

How to Apply For Rhodes Trust Scholarship 2018 Application Form

Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply


1. The Rhodes Trust warmly welcomes applications from talented young persons of diverse backgrounds.

2. Applications Deadline 30 September 2017.

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