2015 Rhodes Scholarships For Zambian Students

Last Updated on April 3, 2015

 Rhodes scholarships for Zambian

The Rhodes Trust and University of Oxford are providing jointly the Rhodes scholarships for Zambian students. The Rhodes Trust gives scholarship opportunities to brilliant 83 international students each year. The selection of the scholars is based on their high intelligence, leadership qualities and good characters. The scholars of Rhodes have attained brilliance in different fields of life such as public service, business, academia, medicine and law.

Objectives of Scholarships:

The Rhodes scholars are offered in order to bring highly intellectual and deserving scholars who otherwise can’t afford their higher education expenses at Oxford.

Duration:

2 years

Purpose of study:

  • Study
  • Research

Level of Study:

  • Post graduate
  • DPhil

Number of Scholarships:

2

Fields of Study:

All subjects offered by Oxford University

Host Country:

UK

Host Institutions:

University of Oxford, UK

Eligible Countries:

Zambia

Eligibility:

  • The candidates are required to have attained academic training in an institute which could award degree in Zambia or abroad, and it is obligatory that the candidates have completed their Bachelor degrees with high distinction or high merit.
  • The candidates must belong to Zambia and got citizenship or have lived in Zambia for five years during their last ten years stay.
  • It is necessary that the candidates be available at the time of their selection for interview in Lusaka. The interviews are anticipated to be held on 9 November 2014.
  • The selection criteria of Rhodes Trust and Oxford University is devoid of any discrimination such as caste, race, gender, sex, marital status, ethnic origin, color, religion, social background or disability etc.
  • If the selection committee finds that the candidates are not eligible or suitable for the scholarship award, then it would not nominate the candidates.
  • The Zambia is situated in the southern region of Africa. It has not very strong education system; therefore the educational opportunities are also less. Since there is lack of finance available to be spent on the higher education system. Through this scholarship program the Zambians could get golden opportunity to study abroad without spending their own money.
  • The candidates are necessitated to provide the proof of their permanent living record in Zambia to be eligible for this scholarship.
  • The candidates need to submit their outstanding educational performance in previous universities.

You may interested to apply:

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Westminster Undergraduate Scholarships 2015 for international Students

Required age:

The minimum age limit is 19 years and maximum age limit is 26 by 1 October, 2014. That means the candidates must be born between 30 September 1987 and September 30, 1995. However, the age limit can be extended for DPhil students.

Reward:

The grants for students are:

  • The full tuition fee for College and University
  • A stipend for 2-3 years for living expenses of the scholars during their studies at Oxford.
  • The financial aid that would be an economy air ticket for travel expenses from Oxford to their homeland and from homeland to Oxford back again.

How to Apply For Scholarship:

Apply Online At This Link.

The Rhodes Trustee has responsibility to make the final selection of the applicants through its selection committee.

Application Deadline Date:

NOTE: Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2015 for Zimbabwe are now closed.

Official Links:

The official scholarship Website:

Professor Oliver Saasa
The Secretary
The Rhodes Scholarships in Zambia
Premier Consult Limited
29 Njoka Road
Olympia Park
PO Box 38163
Lusaka
Zambia

Telephone: +260 211 290056
Fax:
+260 211 290581
Email:
[email protected]

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