Reach Oxford Scholarships for Developing Country Students

University of Oxford
Undergraduate Degree

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016 (annual)
Study in: UK
Course starts October 2016

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:

Undergraduate programs in all subjects in the course listing, except medicine

Number of Awards:

2-3 per year

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:

Tuition fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year. The scholarship duration is 3 or 4 years depending on course length.


This scheme is only suitable for candidates who have received an offer and who are of the highest academic ability. 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. Priority will be given to students who have not studied at undergraduate level before.

Application instructions:

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 official website.

To be considered for the scholarship, you must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2015 and been successful in gaining a place. You will then need to complete a separate scholarship application form. Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Friday 19 February 2016.

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


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