Before now, the Rhodes Trust Global Scholarships were awarded in 20 constituencies representing more than 60 different countries. Presently, the scholarships are international and allow qualified applicants from the rest of the world to apply.
Rhodes Trust is a global organization that uses its strong connections across the world to connect people of different backgrounds and views.
The organization allows these people to challenge each other’s thinking, debate and birth develop new ideas. Cecil Rhodes hoped his Trustees to accustom his plans to react effectively to changing situations.
After Rhodes left this world, his Trustees organized more Scholarships for Canada than he did. The adaptation remained through three Acts of the British Parliament and other important changes to his will. For instance, during World War I, negating the German Scholarships, which were two times re-created by his Trustees (in 1929-30 and 1969-70); in 1929, completely transforming the geographic base on which the Scholarships are offered in the United States; opening up all but four of the Scholarships to women as well as to men in 1976 – the opening up of those four remaining Scholarships (for named schools in South Africa) to women in recent years.
However, in the first 100 years since Cecil Rhodes left this world, the Trustees added at one time or another about another 40 Scholarships, nevertheless, not all still going.
The Rhodes Trust is a progressive and optimistic organization. In 2003, the late Nelson Mandela opined at the launch of that Foundation that there is a chance to close the circle of history.
- The main tenure of these scholarships is two years, and subjected to satisfactory academic performance and the conduct of the individual.
- The interested students may apply for the third year of Scholarship to complete the DPhil,
- The scholarships programs are for not less than two years.
Eligibility Criteria for Rhodes Trust Global Scholarships
Rhodes Selection Committees are interested in young individuals of outstanding intellect, leadership, character, and dedication to service from 20 Rhodes constituencies which are 64 countries from around the world.
The following are the four criteria governing the selection of Rhodes Trust Global Scholarships:
- Literary and scholastic records (academic performance)
- The energy to use one’s talents to the full (as demonstrated by mastery in areas like music, sports, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, specifically where teamwork is concerned)
- Courage, truth, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, unselfishness, kindliness and fellowship
- The moral force of character and intuitions to front, and to take an interest in one’s fellow humans.
The following eligibility criteria are apply to all applicants for the Rhodes Trust Global Scholarships:
- Interested applicants from any country in the world can apply.
- Applicants must have got to their 18th birthday and not have passed their 24th birthday on October 1 in the year of application. There is divergence on the upper age limit across constituencies depending on the local environment. Kindly check carefully the age requirements for your constituency before applying for this scholarship award. The shortlisted applicants will arrive in Oxford the October after the selection process. The Scholarship program may not be postponed.
- Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree before coming up to Oxford, to an adequately high standard to meet the Rhodes and the Oxford eligible criteria.
How to Apply?
Are you interested and eligible for Rhodes Trust Global Scholarships? Go to Rhodes Trust on www. Rhodes house.ox.ac. the UK to apply for this scholarship. Applicants may submit just only one Rhodes Scholarship application in an application round. Any applicant that ubmits over one application per year will be disqualified from all submitted applications.
For more information, visit the website.
Application Deadline: August 1, 2022.
These scholarships programs tenure run for just two years and the shortlisted applicants are selected based on their academic performance and the individual’s conduct.