The Association of German Rhodes Scholars works to support and strengthen the extraordinary community of German Rhodes Scholars, of which there have been more than 200 since 1903. Rhodes Scholars from other constituencies living in Germany are equally welcome members of the Association
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Objectives of the Organisation
- Connecting Current and Senior Scholars with each other through
- Organising an annual meeting in Berlin that coincides with the election of the new class of German Rhodes Scholars
- Hosting additional events and supporting regional gatherings
- Fostering new connections, for example to support career development
- Offering a point of contact for traveling Rhodes Scholars
- Promoting the visibility and standing of the German Rhodes Scholarship
- Disseminating information about the Scholarship and about Scholars
- Strengthening the Rhodes Scholarship through financial support from Senior Scholars and other sources
How to Get Involved
The Association is supported by a Board of Directors, led by Dr. Andreas Poensgen, which coordinates its activities.
If you are a German Rhodes Scholar or a Scholar living in Germany, Austria or Switzerland and would like to get involved or find out more, please do not hesitate to email email@example.com
How to join the Mailing List
If you would like to join the mailing list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
How to join the LinkedIn Group
If you would like to join the German Rhodes Scholars LinkedIn group, please request to join: Request to join LinkedIn Group.
How to Organise Regional Meetings of Rhodes Scholars
The Association's Board is more than happy to help Scholars organise regional gatherings and has successfully connected Scholars living in the same region in the past. Please contact us to let us know and we will help identify who lives within your region and can contact them on your behalf
For Rhodes Scholars from other Constituencies
If you are a Rhodes Scholar from anywhere in the world and want to connect with German Scholars, for example whilst travelling in Germany, or if you are a German Scholar and want to connect with Scholars elsewhere in the world, please do not hesitate to get in touch and we will be happy to connect you with fellow Scholars
How to donate
The Scholar’s Fund is vital to the success of the Rhodes Scholarships as it provides support for research, leadership programmes, events and specific aid in case of need to our Scholars in residence.
We appreciate your donation and hope to keep up our constituency's high participation rate through annually recurring donations!
Board of Directors
Dr. Andreas Poensgen
Germany & University, 1983
Germany & Lincoln, 2015
Germany & Magdalen, 1972
Prof. Dr. Dr. Nils Ole Oermann
Germany & Christ Church, 1996