Please alert us to recent appointments or awards of any Rhodes Scholars by emailing development@rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk or use the Rhodes Scholar Information Update form here.

The Rhodes community extends warm congratulations to Scholars listed below on their appointments and awards.

RICHARD STENGEL (New York & Christ Church 1977)

Richard Stengel Named the Walter Shorenstein Media and Democracy Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School's Shorenstein Center

CHRYSTIA FREELAND (Prairies & St Antony's 1991)

Appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs in Canada's cabinet.

SYLVIA M. BURWELL (West Virginia & Worcester 1987)

Appointed the 15th and first woman President at the American University

HEATHER WILSON (New Hampshire & Jesus 1982)

Nominated as Air Force Secretary in the US Government

JEREMY GAUNTLETT (Rhodesia & New College 1974)

Barrister appointed to the Queen's Council, UK.

DUBAI ABULHOUL (United Arab Emirates 2017)

Won the UAE's Young Arab Award The award celebrates young leaders aged 18-30 for outstanding achievements in science and medicine, entrepreneurship, sports, social media, journalism, and philanthropy.

JOY BUOLAMWINI (Tennessee & Jesus 2013)

Grand Prize Winner for Hidden Figures which looks for the next generation of innovators and creators in STEM.

ATHAR TAHIR (Pakistan & Oriel 1974)

Athar Tahir was given a national literary award by the Pakistan Academy Letters.  His book The Last Tea was awarded the Pitras Bukhari Award. 

RICK FRENCH (British Columbia & Magdalen 1968)

Awarded the Order of Canada.