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Application Overview

The Rhodes Scholarship supports exceptional young people for postgraduate study at the University of Oxford, and actively fosters lifelong learning and fellowship.

Introduction to Admission Playlist 2

Rhodes Admissions Playlist

Welcome to our video series to guide you through the Rhodes Scholarship application process.

Application Process

Applications for the Rhodes Scholarship consist of multiple stages. Below are 7 steps to guide you through the process.


The broad eligibility criteria of the Rhodes Scholarship; definitive eligibility criteria are listed in the relevant Information for Candidates document for your country/region.

Choice of Oxford Course

Some key considerations when choosing the right course for you at Oxford University.

Personal Statement

Tips and advice on how to express yourself in your personal statement. More information can be found in the below links.

Reference Letters

How to choose suitable referees for your Rhodes Scholarship application.

Checking & Gathering Documents

Make sure you know which documents are required in order to complete and submit your application.

Social Engagement

What to expect from the social engagement event and how to get the most from it.

Final Interview

Preparing for the final interview and being yourself.

Next Steps

Visit the pages below to find out more detailed information about the Rhodes Scholarships and how to apply: