Skip to Main Content


Find out if you meet the criteria to become a Rhodes Scholar and start your application. We offer scholarships in over 22 designated Rhodes constituencies, as well as our Global Rhodes Scholarships, visit our 'Which Scholarship' page for more details.

Select your region and start your application

Have you read carefully the detailed Information for Candidates specific to the country/region to which you are applying? Have you checked the opening and closing dates of the application for your country/region? If so, then you can start your application now by selecting your country below.

The Rhodes Scholarships for Global

Until now, the Rhodes Scholarships have been awarded in 20 constituencies (representing over 60 different countries). This year, over 100 Rhodes Scholarships will be on offer and two new Global Scholarships allow eligible candidates from the rest of the world to be nominated by their University.

General information on the preparation of Global Rhodes Scholarship applications as well as frequently asked questions, can be found here: Information & FAQs. Please read the detailed Information for Candidates by clicking the link below.

Nominating universities need to submit a nomination form, please click here.

Please note that applicants cannot apply directly for a Global Scholarship. A nomination from their university is required and, if successful, the candidate will be sent an invitation to apply.

Opening date for nominations: May 2018
Closing date for nominations: 30 June 2018

Deadline for candidate applications: midnight, GMT, 31 August 2018


Global Scholarship candidates:
Nominating universities:

The Rhodes Trust warmly welcomes applications from talented young persons of diverse backgrounds. Selection of Rhodes Scholars is made without regard to gender, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, race, ethnic origin, colour, religion, social background, caste, or disability.