Each year 32 young Americans are selected as Rhodes Scholars, through a decentralized process representing the 50 states and the District of Columbia. 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. The Rhodes Trust, a British charity established to honor the will and bequest of Cecil J. Rhodes, provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue two or three years of study in any field at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Rhodes Scholarships are also available to citizens of certain other countries.
Award / Eligibility Details:
Candidates must be between 18 to 23 years old, and have the endorsement of his or her college or university to apply.
Deadline: First Wednesday in October each year.
Academic Level: Graduate, Post-Undergraduate
Type/Purpose: Graduate School Funding, Study Abroad / International Exchange
Field of Study: All
Citizenship eligibility: US Citizen
For more information: http://www.rhodesscholar.org/