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 or regions 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 (including American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, US Virgin Islands, & US permanent resident aliens), West Africa (including Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, the island of Saint Helena, Senegal, Sierra Leone, São Tomé, and Principe and Togo), Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Official application deadlines will vary by country, therefore, all non-US applicants must 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
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.