The Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, graduate study scholarship at the University of Oxford. Scholarship recipients are chosen based on their academic excellence and leadership potential for any career they may choose. The program is funded for two years or more of graduate study of any discipline at Oxford. 

The Academic Fellowships Team is here to support you through all steps of the application process. If you are interested in connecting with us to learn more, please contact us at


For U.S. Citizens

  • U.S. Citizen or permanent citizen
  • Between 18 and 24 years old
  • Completed undergraduate degree by the July before the start of the program
  • Minimum 3.7 GPA

For Non-U.S. Citizens

Application Timeline

For U.S. Citizens

  • Priority Intent-to-Apply Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Regular Intent-to-Apply Deadline: July 15, 2024
  • Campus Deadline: August 30, 2024
  • National Deadline: TBD (early October)

For Non-U.S. Citizens

  • Intent-to-Apply Deadline: Varies by country of application
  • Campus Deadline: Varies by country of application
  • National Deadline: Varies by country of application. Please check the Rhodes Scholarship website to see country/territory-specific deadlines. Deadlines can range from May to September, so you are encouraged to reach out to the Academic Fellowships Team early.


  • Covers Oxford University course fees
  • Provides an annual stipend. For the 2022/23 academic year, the stipend is £17,310 per annum (£1,442.50 per month) from which Scholars pay all living expenses, including accommodation.