Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship provides full support for two years of study at Oxford University. Rhodes Scholars are selected from across the disciplines, and are able to select any course of study offered by Oxford. Rhodes Scholars are chosen not only for their outstanding scholarly achievements, but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.

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Campus Contact: Karen Gross, Fellowships Advisor

Selection Process: Applicants must receive an institutional endorsement from their undergraduate institution. The application consists of a personal essay, a resume-like listing of activities and achievements, a transcript, and five to eight letters of recommendation. Applicants are nominated by the college and submit written materials to the state committee. Interviews are held in each state, with finalists competing in regional interviews. Thirty-two Rhodes Scholars are selected from the US each year.


Graduating seniors or recent graduates under the age of 24. U.S. applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Citizenship in another country can apply in other jurisdictions.

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