Reach Oxford Undergraduate Scholarships 2017 for Study in the United Kingdom (Funded)


Application Deadline: 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 15 February 2017.

A number of Reach Oxford scholarships (formerly Oxford Student Scholarships) are offered to students from low-income countries who, for political or financial reasons, or because suitable educational facilities do not exist, cannot study for a degree in their own countries.

Eligibility Requirements:

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):

Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda; Argentina; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Bangladesh; 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; 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, Former Yugoslav Republic of; Madagascar; Malawi; Malaysia; Maldives; Mali; Marshall Islands; Mauritania; Mauritius; Mexico; Micronesia, Federated States; Moldova; Mongolia; Montenegro; Montserrat; Morocco; Mozambique; Myanmar; Namibia; Nauru; Nepal; Nicaragua; Niger; Nigeria; Niue; Pakistan; Palau; Panama; Papua New Guinea; Paraguay; Peru; Philippines; Rwanda; Saint Helena; Samoa; São Tomé and Príncipe; Senegal; Serbia; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Solomon Islands; Somalia; South Africa; South Sudan; Sri Lanka; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Sudan; Suriname; Swaziland; Syria; Tajikistan; Tanzania; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Togo; Tokelau; Tonga; Tunisia; Turkey; Turkmenistan; Tuvalu; Uganda; Ukraine; Uruguay; Uzbekistan; Vanuatu; Venezuela; Vietnam; Wallis and Futuna; West Bank and Gaza Strip; Yemen; Zambia; Zimbabwe.

Other criteria:

  • 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.

Scholarship Worth:

Duration: 3 or 4 years depending on course length
Value: Tuition fees and college fees, a grant for living expenses and one return air fare per year
Number: Around 2-3 awards per year


How to Apply:

  1. Applications for those with an offer to study at Oxford from October 2017 are currently open. Read the Guidance notes (see Related documents on this page) and submit your application via the Undergraduate scholarships application form.
  2. Applications must be submitted by 12 noon (UK time) on Wednesday 15 February 2017.
  3. The selection process will be undertaken in Spring 2017.
  4. Applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application in May 2017.

Please note:

You must have made an application to the University through UCAS by 15 October 2016 and been successful in gaining a place.

You need to complete the Undergraduate scholarships application form (selecting ‘Reach Oxford Scholarship’ in Section A) and arrange for a reference to be submitted on your behalf.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Reach Oxford scholarships 2017


  1. Bonjour,
    Je MAVINGA DAVID, je suis congolais de la République Démocratique du Congo,
    je viens par la présente déposer ma candidature pour une bourse d’étude. En effet, j’ai un problème sérieux de finance et cela handicap mes ambitions de poursuivre mes études au niveau supérieur afin d’être un jour utile à la société et combattre la pauvreté.
    Je suis vivement touché par cette merveilleuse idée de soutenir les jeunes au travers le monde en leur accordant des moyens d’études. je souhaiterais joindre un jour mon dynamisme et savoir à soutenir cette idée afin d’avoir un avenir meilleur dans le monde en baissant sensiblement le taux de pauvreté.
    A l’attente d’une suite favorable, veuillez agréer toute ma gratitude la plus distinguée.

  2. i just wanna get this opportunity because i have a dream to do a lot of thing according to my knowledge for all over the world

  3. Am in love with this opportunity because i see my dreams come. Please i need guidelines on how to start preparing myself for this. thanks

  4. hi iam very grateful and pleased about this opportunity
    iam very interesting and i will be gland if you select me as one of your students to gain the scholarship
    thank you

  5. l am so greatful for what you are doing for africans . lndeed l want to pursue my study abroad but l have serious financial problem , if you can give me this opportunity to go there it will be a great support on your behalf .
    Thank you .

  6. hi thanks for the oppurnity,i will be grateful if am selected as one of the candidate,so hw can i join

  7. Am so happy to see funded scholarships to help the less privilege am from Cameroon but got to see it late,really want an opportunity to have a degree.thanks

  8. i am an undergraduate student , and am from NIGERIA it will be a great privilege for me to study in your university ….because this is my dream university please i really, really, really want to study in this university.

  9. Comment:hi my name is getamesay Damena I undergrade student I study automotive I live in Ethiopia your unverstiy my Dream university please contact me this is my last wish


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