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American Rhodes Scholarships Winners 2021

On Saturday, November 21, 2020, the American Rhodes Scholar Class of 2020 was elected.  These 32 outstanding students will commence their studies at Oxford in October 2021.  They were selected from a pool of 953 applicants who had been nominated by their colleges and universities.  They will now complete their applications to begin courses at Oxford next year, widely across the University's academic disciplines.  Please see below for link buttons for the press release, a list of winners, and short biographies.

Press ReleaseList of Winners Profiles of Winners

Schmidt Science Fellows - Global Meeting Series in Oxford

Over a two week period the inaugural class of Schmidt Science Fellows is coming together for the first stage of the Global Meeting Series, considering 'The Importance of Science to Leadership, and Leadership to Science'.

100 Mandela Rhodes Scholars for Nelson Mandela's 100th Birthday

The Mandela Rhodes Foundation in Cape Town has celebrated the centenary of its Founding Patron Nelson Mandela with a ‘gift’ of 100 Mandela Rhodes Scholars in residence – the largest cohort in the MRF’s history. The Foundation simultaneously celebrated its own 15th birthday, having been founded at the time of the Rhodes Trust’s centenary in 2003.

Welcoming Dr Elizabeth Kiss, new Warden of Rhodes House

The Rhodes Trust is delighted to welcome Dr Elizabeth Kiss as its new CEO and Warden of Rhodes House. Dr Kiss is herself a Rhodes Scholar and will be the first female Warden of Rhodes House.