Rhodes Scholarship

Campus Deadline: 30 August 2017 for US (US citizens, nationals, & permanent residents) and for Canada

If you are a citizen of one of the other countries (see list below), follow your home country’s application instructions.

The Rhodes Scholarship provides for two to three years of study leading to a degree or degrees at Oxford University. Rhodes Scholars may enroll in undergraduate or graduate degree programs in virtually any discipline. The scholarship covers tuition, fees, and a stipend for living expenses.

Citizens of the following countries are eligible to apply for the Rhodes: Australia, Bermuda, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel,  Jamaica & Commonwealth Caribbean, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Palestine, Southern Africa (including South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland), Syria, United Arab Emirates, United States, West Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Application deadlines will vary by country, therefore, all non-US citizens should visit their country’s Rhodes website.

Eligibility and Selection Criteria for US (US citizens, US nationals, permanent resident aliens of the US) and for Canada:

  • Age: between 18 and 24 years of age by October 1, 2012
  • Seniors and recent graduates
  • Proven intellectual and academic achievement of a high standard
  • Integrity of character
  • Interest in and respect for their fellow beings
  • The ability to lead
  • Energy to use one’s talents to the full to make an effective contribution to the greater good, regardless of field of interest or manner of contribution

If you are a Canadian Citizen, please contact Dean Goldberg for application instructions as you will also need to be endorsed by Lafayette College.

Citizens of other eligible countries, please consult the Rhodes website for application dates and instructions. You, too, may want to contact Dean Goldberg for advice and assistance with the application.

Rhodes Scholars are more than “mere bookworms.” They use their intellectual, personal, and leadership talents in combination with a concern for others and the betterment of the world around them.

Rhodes Campus Application Instructions 2017 (for US (US citizens, US nationals & permanent residents) and for Canada). You must follow these instructions.

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