The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award, which supports exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford.
Overall Application Requirements
What are the Selectors looking for?
Rhodes Selection Committees are looking for young persons of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service from 23 Rhodes constituencies worldwide.
The four criteria governing the selection of Rhodes Scholars are:
- literary and scholastic attainments (academic excellence)
- energy to use one's talents to the full (as demonstrated by mastery in areas such as sports, music, debate, dance, theatre, and artistic pursuits, particularly where teamwork is involved)
- truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy for and protection of the weak, kindliness, unselfishness and fellowship
- moral force of character and instincts to lead, and to take an interest in one's fellow beings.
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