Oxford Undergraduate Scholarships for Developing Country Students (Including Uganda, Kenya and Africa)

University of Oxford
Undergraduate Degree
Deadline:15 Oct ’10/25 Feb ’11
Study in: London, UK
Course starts October 2011

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 in UK

Field(s) of study:

All undergraduate subjects except Medicine due to the length and expense of this course

Number of Awards:

A small number of awards will be made, yet to be confirmed

Target group:

All countries in the list defined by the Development Assistance Committee of the OECD except Saudi Arabia (see note 1 on their list):

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Armenia, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Côte D’Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo, 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, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, FYR 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 & 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, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

University and college fees, full grant for living expenses; return flight to the UK at the start and end of the course.


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 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.

Application instructions:

You must apply to Oxford undergraduate programme by 15 October 2010. If successful, you can apply for Reach Oxford from January 2011. The application deadline will be confirmed in autumn 2010 and the application form will be available to download from the website in January 2011.

To be considered for the scholarship, you must also write a supporting statement that answers the following two questions in Section E of the application form:

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?

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

Contact information:

Student Funding
University Offices, Wellington Square
Oxford OX1 2JD, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 1865 280487

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