The Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University (Two Kenyan Opportunities)

The Rhodes Scholarships at Oxford University

Every year, scholars from 14 countries around the world, including two from Kenya, earn the privilege of becoming Rhodes Scholars by demonstrating their outstanding intellectual and academic ability, integrity of character, strong leadership abilities, energy and drive, and their commitment to public service.

The Rhodes Scholarships offer full funding for two years’ study and are tenable only for full time post-graduate study at the University of Oxford.

The Rhodes Scholarships Selection Committee for Kenya, invites applications for the year of study commencing October 2013.

In addition to exhibiting the above characteristics, applicants must meet the following basic minimum criteria:

  • be holders of a first class or a high upper second class degree (Min. 68% or GPA 3.7)
  • be Kenyan citizens
  • have been resident in Kenya for at least 5 of last 10 years
  • will be 19 years old or over and under 27 years on 15th October 2013
Online applications (preferred) may be made at

Alternatively, application forms are available at or may be obtained by writing to The National Secretary, Rhodes Scholarships Selection Committee for Kenya on:

Deadline for applications: 31st August 2012

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