University of Oxford Scholarship
Reach Oxford Scholarship
Students should note they must apply for admission to the University before they can be considered for a
Reach Oxford Scholarship. Applications for 2011 entry have now closed and the University is unable to
accept any scholarship applications from students who have not been offered a place at Oxford. The
University is not responsible for the content of external sites advertising the scheme and would encourage
applicants to read the following details to check their eligiblity.
Am I eligible? What does it cover? How do I apply? Other information
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 suitable educational
facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.
Am I eligible?
Nationality: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia,
Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and
Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape
Verde, Central African Rep., Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Dem. Rep.,
Congo, Rep., Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominica,
Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia,
Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau,
Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan,
Kenya, Kiribati, Korea, Dem. Rep., Kosovo, Kyrgyz, Rep., Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho,
Liberia, Libya, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Marshall
Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro,
Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria,
Niue, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestinian Administered Areas, Panama, Papua New
Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Samoa, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal,
Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, St
Kitts-Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenadines, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Syria,
Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia,
Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu,
Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Fee status: Overseas
Level of study: Undergraduate
Year of study: New students
Subject: All subjects except medicine
College: To be confirmed
Other criteria: 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.
What does it cover?
Duration: 3 or 4 years depending on course length
Value: University fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per
Number: To be confirmed
How do I apply?
You must make an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2011 and be successful in
gaining a place. You will then need to complete a separate scholarship application form.
You must also answer the following two questions in the supporting statement of the scholarship application
1. Why are you applying for this scholarship and what impact will it have on your career?
2. How would you use the education you receive at Oxford for the benefit of your community?
Application The application form will be available to download from January 2012
Closing date: To be confirmed
Results: To be confirmed
Scholars will be expected to write an annual report about their academic and social activities, and
achievements at the University.
Receipt of the award in subsequent years is subject to satisfactory academic progress.
Applicants should be aware that competition for the scheme is very high and the University does not have
additional funding for those candidates who are not offered a scholarship.
More info: http://www.ox.ac.uk/feesandfunding/prospectiveugrad/university/reach/