Candidates must first apply for admission to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2015
Scholarship applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 17 February 2016.
Offered annually? Yes
Brief description: The University of Oxford, UK offers the Reach Oxford Scholarship in full financial opportunities for Undergraduate students from Developing Countries to study for Bachelors degree in any course offered at the institution 2016/2017
Accepted Subject Areas: All subjects offered at the University of Oxford except medicine
A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from low income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because standard educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries. Scholarship winners will study at University of Oxford, UK under any undergraduate course of study, except Medicine due to the course length and expense.
Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified
The Oxford scholarship scheme is only suitable for candidates of the highest academic ability who have outstanding examination results. However, financial need and social commitment are also major criteria for selection. Applicants should be intending to return to their country of ordinary residence following their studies.
Students from developing countries who have applied to study for undergraduate courses at University of Oxford. See list below.
Number of Scholarships: Around 2-3 awards per year
Scholarship Benefits: Tuition fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year
Scholarship Duration: 3 or 4 years depending on course length
Eligible African Countries
Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Syria, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Georgia, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, , Kiribati, Korea, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, FYR Macedonia, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niue, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Administered Areas, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Serbia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, St Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & Grenadines, Suriname, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Viet Nam, Yemen,
To be taken at (country): University of Oxford UK
How can I Apply?
You must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2015 and been successful in gaining a place.
You need to complete a separate scholarship application form and arrange for two references to be submitted on your behalf.
- Applications are due to open in mid-January 2016 for those with an offer to study at Oxford from October 2016. The application form and guidance will be available from the webpage below.
- Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 19 February 2016.
- The selection process will be undertaken in Spring 2016.
- Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in May 2016.
Visit Scholarship Webpage for more details
Sponsors: University of Oxford, UK
Important Notes: Please note that application cannot be considered from candidates who have not been offered a place at Oxford.