Welcome to the information page about the Rhodes Scholarships for China. This Scholarships are supported by the Li Ka Shing Foundation and other generous benefactors.

There will be four Rhodes Scholarships which will be offered to mainland Chinese citizens to begin their studies in Oxford in October 2016.  The Rhodes Scholarships for China were launched on 30 March 2015, and the related news story can be read here. A film produced to mark the launch of the Rhodes Scholarships for China can be viewed here (chinese video platform).

Information about Rhodes Scholars elected from around the world can be found in biographies of the Rhodes class of 2015 and the Rhodes class of 2014.

Ceremony to mark the launch of the Rhodes Scholarships for China


Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2017 have now closed.

Closing date: Applications must be received by midnight 12 October 2016 (China Standard Time)

Selection of the Rhodes Scholarship for China is by a selection committee drawn from diverse professional and academic backgrounds, including both Rhodes Scholars and non-Rhodes Scholars.

Prospective applicants from mainland China should carefully review:
1. the general information about the Rhodes Scholarships,
2. the selection criteria that apply in all Rhodes constituencies, and then
3. the application criteria and procedures specific to China

Guidance for Referees for applications for 2017 can be found here.

There are FAQs which are applicable to all applicants. 

National Secretary for China:
Mr Simon Rabinovitch
The Secretary
The Rhodes Scholarships for China
Based in Shanghai 
Email: rhodesforchina@gmail.com