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.
Applications are now closed for the Rhodes Scholarships but will reopen in June/July 2023 for study beginning in October 2024. Find out more about the Rhodes Scholarships here.
Applying for the Scholarship
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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
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Rhodes House is a hidden delight, right in the heart of Oxford. Fashioned after a Cotswold mansion with colonial influences.
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(Iowa & Exeter 1947) (16 April 1919 – 7 November 2017)
James was an American diplomat, a career Foreign Service Officer who served as US ambassador to Benin.