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Rhodes Scholarships 2015 For Kenyan Students, UK Scholarships

Last Updated on April 22, 2015 by Malik Waqas

Scholarships in UK for Kenyan Students:

Rhodes Trust offers Rhodes Scholarships for Kenyan students to pursue their postgraduate and DPhil degrees at Oxford University.

Introduction to Scholarship Providing Body:

The Rhodes Trust is a famous academic charity organization that provides 83 scholarships annually to international students to study at Oxford University.

Objectives of Scholarships:

Rhodes Trust provides these scholarships in order to give opportunities to outstanding intellectual students with good character, commitment and leadership.

Duration:

2 years

Purpose of study

Study
Research

Level of Study:

Post graduate
DPhil

Number of Scholarships:

2

Application Deadline Date:

There is news about the availability of scholarship for Kenyan students that applications for the Rhodes Scholarships 2015 for keneya are now closed.

Fields of Study:

All subjects offered by University

Host Country:

UK

Host Institutions:

University of Oxford, UK

Eligible Countries:

Kenya

Eligibility:

  • The candidates who wish to apply for this scholarship ought to have gotten educational training in a degree providing institute in Kenya or abroad, they must have attained by the end of December 2013
  •   The candidates are required to have completed their Bachelor’s degrees with First class standard (the average score should be about 68% / GPA 3.7)
  • The candidates ought to be the Kenyan citizens and lived in Kenya for about five years.
  • The candidates holding dual nationality won’t be entitled to apply for this scholarship award.
  • The candidates ought to be present at Nairobi at the time of selection for interview. The interviews are supposed to take place in early November 2014
  • The Rhodes Trust offers this Scholarship and opportunities to get admission to the University of Oxford without regarding marital status, ethnic origin, race, color, religion, sex and gender, sexual orientation, disability, caste, social background or any kind of discrimination.
  • The nomination will not be made by selection committee if the candidates would not be suitable enough for the requirements.

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Age requirements:
The maximum age limit is 25 years and minimum age limit is 19 years by October 1st, 2014, means the candidates must have born before 1 October, 1995 and after 30 September, 1988

Reward:

The financial aid for this scholarship includes:

  • University and college fees
  • the living and travel expenses

How to Apply For Scholarship:

  • Applicants may apply online at https://apply.embark.com/scholarship/RhodesTrust(from 1st, June).
  • The candidates, otherwise could complete their Preliminary Application forms which must be attached to this Memorandum, provide the specified material
  • All the application forms are required to be submitted either as hard copy or online within the local timings before 5pm, 31 August 2014.
  • The candidates who do not receive any notification till 31 October, they must understand that their applications are not accepted.
  • The candidates ought to provide their complete online applications at https://apply.embark.com/scholarship/RhodesTrust  or the hard copies of documents.
  • An approved photocopy of the birth certificate, in order to confirm the correct age limit of the candidate.
  • All those candidates are required to submit their additional documents who are not born in Kenya in order to confirm their Kenyan nationality.
  • Attested photocopies of transcripts/ academic records attained from previous universities and colleges. But the Registrar of those Universities or colleges must have certified these documents.Detailed descriptions of employment experience if the candidate have any.
  • Curriculum vitae with full details of achievements, awards, or students’ interest or contribution in community affairs, sporting, political and cultural activities and if have leadership roles.

Official Links:

The official scholarship website is:

 

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