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Find out if you meet the criteria to become a Rhodes Scholar and start your application. We offer scholarships in over 22 designated Rhodes constituencies, as well as our Global Rhodes Scholarships, visit our 'Which Scholarship' page for more details.

Before you start your application we would recommend that you read through the online information on the Rhodes Scholarships and the application guidance. This information can be found across the following pages:

The Scholarship Application Overview Which Scholarship?FAQs

Impact of Covid-19 on applications and selection​

Select your region and start your application

Have you read carefully the detailed Information for Candidates specific to the country/region to which you are applying? Have you checked the opening and closing dates of the application for your country/region? To find this information and start your application please select your constituency* below.

The Rhodes Scholarships for United Arab Emirates

A Partnership between the Rhodes Trust and the Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation

There are two Rhodes Scholarships offered from the UAE each year.

Please note that the selection weekend will take place in Al Ain between late November to mid-December. 

Opening date: 01 June 2020
Closing date: 23:59 Gulf Standard Time, 30 September 2020

National Secretary for the United Arab Emirates

Dr. Robert Buckley



Deputy National Secretaries for UAE

HE Shamma bint Sohail Faris Al Mazrui
Minister of State for Youth, United Arab Emirates

Mr. Rahul Yadav
CEO of Citix Capital and Managing Partner at Innoera Global


*A constituency is a country, a group of countries, and/or territories, and/or states for the purposes of administering scholarships.

The Rhodes Trust warmly welcomes applications from talented young persons of diverse backgrounds. Selection of Rhodes Scholars is made without regard to gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, social background, caste, or disability.