Application Due Date: 23: 59 SAST, 15 August2019
The Rhodes Scholarship program is the earliest (developed 1903) worldwide scholarship program on the planet, and among the most distinguished. Administered by the Rhodes Rely On Oxford, the program deals 100 fully-funded Scholarships each year for postgraduate research study at the University of Oxford in the UK– among the world’s leading universities.
Rhodes Scholarships are for young leaders of impressive intelligence and character who are encouraged to engage with international obstacles, dedicated to the service of others and reveal guarantee of ending up being value-driven, principled leaders for the world’s future. The broad choice requirements are: • Academic quality– particular scholastic requirements can be discovered under
‘ Eligibility Criteria’ listed below.
• Energy to utilize your skills to the complete (as shown by proficiency in locations such as sports, music, dispute, dance, theatre, and creative pursuits, consisting of where team effort is included).
• Reality, guts, dedication to task, compassion for and defense of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship.
• Ethical force of character and impulses to lead, and to take an interest in your fellow people.
Nations, areas and schools
Scholarships in Southern Africa are dispersed as follows: a. South Africa-at-Large Scholarships: You must use to the committee (the “Regional Choice Committee”) in whose location you completely live or in which you have actually gotten, or are presently getting, any significant part of your education. Conserve for KwaZulu-Natal as described listed below, all effective prospects from Regional Choice Committees are sent out to the South Africa-at-Large Choice Committee, for the last round of interviews.
The South Africa-at-Large Choice Committee chooses effective prospects and advises them to the Rhodes Trust, which eventually makes the scholarship awards. There are 4 local choice committees, particularly:
i. Eastern Cape and Free State;-LRB- **********) ii. KwaZulu-Natal;-LRB- **********) iii. Gauteng, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North-West; and
iv. Western Cape and Northern Cape. b. KwaZulu-Natal
Scholarship: You might make an application for the KwaZulu-Natal Scholarship if you live completely or have actually gotten, or are presently getting, a substantial part of your education in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN).
The KZN Choice Committee might make one direct suggestion (comparable to those of the South Africa-at-Large Choice Committee) to the Rhodes Trust each year, and likewise serves as a Regional Choice Committee
c. Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and eSwatini (previously Swaziland) Scholarship (BLMNS): You might use to the BLMNS choice committee if you satisfy the citizenship or legal house requirement in among the pointed out nations. The treatment is the very same as that for the South Africa-at-Large Scholarships.
d. Called and partner schools: Previous students of the 4 called schools and their partner schools, particularly: i. Diocesan College (Bishops), St Cyprian’s School, St George’s Grade school, Herschel Girls School, and LEAP 1 School (all in Rondebosch);-LRB- ********).
ii. Paul Roos Gym, Rhenish Girls’ High School and Bloemhof Girls’ High School (all in Stellenbosch); iii. South African College School (SACS), Sans Souci Girls’ High School and Rustenburg High School for Girls (all in Newlands); andiv. St Andrew’s College and Diocesan School for Girls (DSG) (both in Grahamstown), might make an application for their appropriate school Scholarship, or for the South Africa-at-Large (consisting of KZN) or BLMNS Scholarships.
KEEP IN MIND– For South Africa applications, you might just use to one area or one school.
a.Nationality/ citizenship: You should be a resident or legal irreversible local of South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia or eSwatini.
b.Education/ residency: You should have lived for a minimum of 5 years within the duration of 10 years instantly preceding your application in South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia or eSwatini.
c.Age: You should have reached your 19 th and not have actually passed your 25 th birthday on 01 October 2020, which implies you should have been born after 30 September 1995 and on or prior to 01 October2001 For medical trainees and medical physicians the age limitation is extended by approximately 3 years to enable them to finish internship and social work. This implies candidates should have been born after 30 September 1992 and on or prior to 1 October,2001
d.Academic accomplishment: You should have finished (or will have finished by 30 June 2020) a bachelor’s degree from a college or university (usually a Bachelor’s degree) to an adequately high requirement to be confessed to postgraduate research study at the University of Oxford. In this regard, please note thoroughly the requirements for your selected course at Oxford.
e.Given the extremely extreme worldwide competitors for locations at the University of Oxford, prospects (with the exception of those studying in South Africa and Namibia and, for some nations, those studying medication) will have a higher opportunity of effective admission to Oxford if they have an Honours degree (or have actually taken an Honours year) from a University beyond their nation or if they have actually studied to Masters level within their nation. Please call your National Secretary if you need more suggestions.
a.You can use online from 01 June 2019 at http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/scholarships/apply through the scholarships tab.
b.You should send your application online, with all supporting files, by 23: 59 SAST, 15 August2019
c.In preparation for making your application, you must check out thoroughly the basic details, especially that hung on the Scholarships tab, on the Rhodes site, the Conditions of Period for the Rhodes Scholarship, the details in this file and the graduate admissions pages of the University of Oxford: www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate.
d.Shortlisted prospects will be welcomed to a social engagement (a supper) and a last interview. You should be readily available to go to both, face to face, as no lodgings can be made on date and time, or mode, of these occasions. Interviews will be kept in the area to which you have actually used, all interviews will have occurred by the end of Novermber.
The local and school choice committees typically satisfy in October/November. The BLMNS choice committee will hold its interviews throughout November. The South Africa-at-Large choices are typically hung on the last weekend of November. No prospect will be chosen without an interview. Affordable travel costs to the closest choice committee (and for those shortlisted by the KZN committee) for the functions of interviews will be paid. The Trust will not be accountable for the expense of abroad travel. Lodging within South Africa will, where required, be supplied.
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