Welcome to the information page about the Rhodes Scholarships for Malaysia. The Scholarship is generously supported by Yayasan Khazanah.

There will be one Rhodes Scholarship each year which will be offered to to an outstanding individual – chosen on the basis of exceptional intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service – to study at the University of Oxford beginning in October 2017.  The Rhodes Scholarship for Malaysia was announced on 1 June 2016, and the related news story can be read here.


Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2017 for Malaysia have now closed.

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

Prospective applicants from Malaysia 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 Malaysia.

There are FAQs which are applicable to all applicants. 

Start your application for the Rhodes Scholarship for Malaysia here.

If you are a referee, guidance for entry in 2017 can be found here.

STOP PRESS: The age limit will be extended in the following circumstances:  For students who completed their undergraduate degree at the age of 24 (e.g., due to a longer course of study such as medicine), the age limit will be extended by an additional year. This means applicants must not have passed their 26th birthday on 01 October 2017.

Closing date: Applications for the Rhodes Scholarship for Malaysia must be submitted by 23:59, local time, 28 October 2016.

National Secretary for Malaysia: Ms Cheryl Lim
Email: rhodesmalaysia@gmail.com