Reach Oxford Scholarships for Developing Country Students

University of Oxford
Undergraduate Degree

Deadline: 20 Feb 2015
Study in: UK
Course starts 2015

Brief description:

A number of Oxford colleges offer Reach Oxford Scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) to students from developing countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because equivalent educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.

Host Institution(s):

Oxford University, United Kingdom

Field(s) of study:

All undergraduate subjects except Medicine

Number of Awards:

To be confirmed

Target group:

Applicants must be nationals of countries who receive official development assistance from the Development Assistance Committee (DAC) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

See the official website for the complete list of eligible countries.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

University fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year


This 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.

Application instructions:

Applications for 2015/16 entry have now closed.  Please check the official website in December 2015 if this scholarship will be offered for 2016/17 entry.

Students should note they must apply for admission to the University before they can be considered for a Reach Oxford Scholarship. The University is unable to accept any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at Oxford.

You must first apply for admission to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2014 and be successful in gaining a place.  You will then need to complete a separate scholarship application form.

It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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