Scholarships For New Zealand Students in UK

Last Updated on April 22, 2015

Rhodes Scholarships For New Zealand Students:

The Rhodes Trust is the oldest and renowned scholarship program of the world. It offers Scholarships awards each year for postgraduate studies in order to support financially the exceptional students from around the world at the University of Oxford. Rhodes will support those students who have tendency of leadership.

Introduction to Scholarship:

The Rhodes Trust in partnership with Second Century Founder, John McCall McBain is pleased to announce Rhodes scholarships for New Zealand students at Oxford University.

Objectives of Scholarships:

Rhodes wants to provide transformative scholarship opportunities to the students who have proved their excellent academic record. The selection committees of the Rhodes scholarship are looking for young and brilliant women and men of exceptional mental power, leadership, character and dedication to their service and country. The vision is to bring the future leaders and who have motivation to lead with strongest aims to promote world peace.

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2 years

Purpose of study


Level of Study:

Post graduate

Number of Scholarships:


Fields of Study:

All subjects that are offered at Oxford University.

Host Country:


Host Institutions:

University of Oxford, UK

Eligible Countries:

New Zealand


  • Must have capacity to utilize the others’ talents
  • Academic and literary attainments
  • Capacity to use one’s talents to the full
  • Truth, devotion to duty, courage, sympathy and protection for the weak,
  • Unselfishness and Kindliness companionship
  • Morally good character and have leadership qualities
  • The scholars ought to be the nationals of New Zealand or British subjects with having domicile of five years in New Zealand.
  • The candidates ought to have graduated from a New Zealand university.

Required age:

  • The age of the candidates must be less than 19 years and more than 25 years by 1 October, 2014
  • The candidates are required to have got advanced academic training to ensure the completion of their Bachelor’s degrees in the year they were elected by October.

Academic Qualification:


  • A Rhodes scholarship provides financial assistance for all fees of University and College,
  • Rhodes provides personal stipend
  • It provides one economy class air ticket to Oxford at the commencement period of the Scholarship, and also an economy flight ticket to the homeland of the students at the completion of the Scholarship.

How to Apply For Scholarship:

All the eligible students need to provide following documents:

  • The attested copies of birth certificates.
  • The attested copies of curriculum vitae
  • Reference letters
  • Essay or personal statement of the students
  • Evidence of the transcripts or the academic records of the students.
  • A complete list of the referees must be provided.
  • The scholars must have knowledge and ability to use English language, especially in the cases where English is not the major spoken language.

Terms & Conditions

  • All the applications must be submitted at Scholarships Office of the candidates at New Zealand University.

The queries regarding eligibility and application forms must be asked from Scholarships Office New Zealand.

Application Deadline Date:

Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2015 for New Zealand are now closed.

Official Links:

The official scholarship website is:


  • Telephone number: +64 3 479 5774
  • Postal address:

National Secretary for New Zealand:
Professor Sir David Skegg
The Rhodes Scholarships in New Zealand
Department of Preventive Medicine
The University of Otago
PO Box 913
New Zealand

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