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The Rhodes Scholarship is the oldest (first awarded in 1902) international scholarship programme, enabling outstanding young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.
The application process is explained as you navigate through the pages outlined in the navigation below.
1. The Rhodes Scholarship
Find out more about what the Rhodes Scholarship is, what it covers and what life in Oxford as Rhodes Scholar is like.
2. The Selection Criteria
This section gives information about how we select Rhodes Scholars and what criteria we are looking for.
3. Check your Eligibility and Apply
Find out if you are eligible to apply for a Rhodes Scholarship and start your application!
This section provides resources to guide you through the application process and answers your frequently asked questions.
The Rhodes Trust is an educational charity which brings together and develops exceptional people who are impatient with the way things are and have the courage to act.
Impact & Legacy
Discover how Rhodes Scholars are making a positive impact upon the world today and how we think about the organisation's past.
Apply for The Rhodes Scholarship by following our three step journey. Help students applying for the Rhodes Scholarship by accessing resources under ‘More Information’.
Applying for the Scholarship
Scholars & Volunteers
There are over 4,500 living Rhodes Scholars residing in more than 100 countries around the world. Explore the community and discover how you can be involved.
Donations & Bequests
Every gift makes an immediate and lasting impact. Gifts to the Rhodes Scholarships represent not only support for the next generation of Rhodes Scholars, but also a belief in our collective future – one that is even more connected, collaborative and impactful.
News & Events
Discover the latest news and events from the Rhodes Community.
Rhodes House is a hidden delight, right in the heart of Oxford. Fashioned after a Cotswold mansion with colonial influences.
Contact & Staff
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