Application Overview

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The U.S. Rhodes Scholarship application is available each year in early July.

The application deadline this year is 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time on Wednesday, October 4.

District receptions and interviews are now held annually on the second weekend of November (Friday and Saturday). District Secretaries will notify candidates regarding interview status at differing intervals, but in all cases no later than two weeks prior to the interviews. Election announcements are made at the conclusion of the Saturday interviews.

For those contemplating application, rules and requirements will generally remain similar from year to year.

For the definitive application requirements, dates and eligibility criteria you should consult the annually revised USA Information for Candidates document.

USA Information for Candidates

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