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Application Process Open for Rhodes Scholarships

Applications for the 2015 edition of Rhodes Scholarships are now open in India. All the Indian citizens between the ages of 19 and 25, as of 01 October 2015, who have received at least one first-class degree from an Indian university, may apply for the scholarships.

Jun 12, 2014 18:30 IST
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Applications for the 2015 edition of Rhodes Scholarships are now open in India. All the Indian citizens between the ages of 19 and 25, as of 01 October 2015, who have received at least one first-class degree from an Indian university, may apply for the scholarships. Also, students in their final year of college with outstanding academic backgrounds are also eligible.

The closing date for enrollment is 31 July 2014.

Rhodes Scholarships is widely considered as the most prestigious postgraduate academic scholarships in the world. It supports outstanding all-round students, helping them financially through 2-3 years of study at the University of Oxford, subject to the academic route taken.

Interested yet eligible students need to submit an online application in order to apply for the Rhodes Scholarships for India 2015. The application process includes submission of academic transcripts, the names of six references, a medical certificate, and proof of age. Apart from this, applicants must submit an essay describing the proposed course of study at Oxford, and a write up on their general interests and activities, including sports or other activities demonstrating energy and drive, and their future goal.

For more information about the Rhodes Scholarships, and other detailed conditions as well as selection process, please visit: http:// www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk/ about/rhodes-countries/rhodesindia

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