Several Oxford universities offer Reach Oxford Scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from developing countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because there are no equivalent educational centers, cannot study for a bachelor degree or graduate degree in their own countries. (This is exclusive of student signed up for distance learning and/or a graduate degree program).
This scholarship structure is only apt for candidates who have acknowledged an award offer and show high academic results in their records. Financial need and social commitment are also the main criteria for selection. The Reach Oxford Scholarships will be presented to 3 top applicants to the program intending to study for their degree program at the host institution.
University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Level / Field(s) of study:
Undergraduate degree programs in all subjects in the course list, except medicine
Number of prizes:
2-3 qualified students will receive the Reach Oxford Bursary for their bachelor degree annually.
Applicants must be nationals of countries that receive official assistance for the development of the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Students signed up for distance learning are not inclusive of this scholarship offer. Check the official website for the full list of eligible countries. (Link found below)
Value / inclusions / duration of the scholarship:
Tuition fees and university fees, a subsidy for living expenses and a round-trip airfare per year. The duration of the scholarship is 3 or 4 years, depending on the duration of their bachelor degree program.
This scholarship structure is only apt for candidates who have acknowledged an award offer and show high academic results in their records. Financial need and social commitment are also the main criteria for selection. Students signed up for distance learning are not inclusive of this scholarship offer. Applicants must intend to return to their country of usual residence after their studies. Priority will be given to students who have not studied at the undergraduate level before.
Details on how to apply for a scholarship for entry in 2019 will be available on the official website in January 2019.
To be considered for the scholarship, you must have submitted an application to the University through UCAS before October 15, 2018 and have been successful in obtaining a place. Then you must complete a separate scholarship application form. The deadline for applying for the scholarship is February 13, 2019.
It is imperative to check the official scholarship website (link below) for more info on how to apply for this scholarship.