Welcome to the information page about the Rhodes Scholarships for Germany.

These pages provide constituency-specific information on Rhodes Scholarships to Oxford for applicants from Germany. At the moment there are two Scholarships available each year in Germany.

Information about Rhodes Scholars elected for Germany and around the world can be found in biographies of the Rhodes class of 2014 and the Rhodes class of 2013.

German Rhodes Scholars


Applications for the Rhodes Scholarships for 2017 have now closed.

Closing date: Applications must be received by midnight 30 September 2016 (local Standard time)

Prospective applicants from Germany should carefully review:
1. the general information about the Rhodes Scholarship,
2. the selection criteria that apply in all Rhodes constituencies and then
3. the application criteria specific to Germany. Please note that applicants must hold German citizenship to be eligible.
There are FAQs which are applicable to all applicants. 

Guidance for Referees for applications for 2017 entry is available here. The German Selection Committee is composed of leading personalities within public life, academia, business and culture.

National Secretary for Germany:
Prof. Nils Ole Oermann
The Rhodes Scholarships in Germany
Leuphana University Lüneburg
Scharnhorststrasse 1
21335 Lüneburg, Germany

Telephone: +49 (0) 4131 677 1693
Fax: +49 (0) 4131 677 1687
Email: oermann@leuphana.de