University of Oxford              Application: 2017 entry opens in January 2017                                                                   Offered Annually                    Deadline: Wednesday 15th February 2017

Brief Description: The University of Oxford, UK offers the Reach Oxford Scholarships in full financial opportunities for Undergraduate students from Developing Countries to study for Bachelors degree in any course offered at the institution 2017/2018

Application Timeline: 

  1. Applications for 2017 entry are due to open in January 2017
  2. Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 15th February 2017.
  3. The selection process will be undertaken in Spring 2017.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in May 2017.

Offered annually? Yes

Eligible Fields of Study: All subjects offered at the University of Oxford except Medicine

About ScholarshipUniversity of Oxford

A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from low income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because standard educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries. Scholarship winners will study at University of Oxford, UK under any undergraduate course of study, except Medicine due to the course length and expense.

Eligibility:

Students from developing countries who have applied to study for undergraduate courses at University of Oxford. See list below.

Eligible African Countries: Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Selection Criteria: The Reach Oxford scholarships scheme is only suitable for candidates of the highest academic ability who have outstanding examination results. However, financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies.

[pjc_slideshow slide_type=”similar-posts”] Number of Awardees: Around 2-3 per year

Value of Award: Tuition fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year .

Duration of Award: 3-4 years, depending on course length

Other Countries

Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, , Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, FYR Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niue, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Administered Areas, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen,

To be taken at (country): University of Oxford UK

How to Apply:

  • You must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15th October 2016and been successful in gaining a place.
  • You need to complete a separate scholarship application form and arrange for a reference to be submitted on your behalf (these documents will be available from this page from January 2017). Please note that we cannot consider applications from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford.

Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details

Sponsors: University of Oxford, UK

Important Notes: Please note that application cannot be considered from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford. 

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