Sponsor: Rhodes Scholarship Trust
Purpose: Bring able students from throughout the English-speaking world and beyond to study at Oxford University to aid in the promotion of international understanding and peace.
Opportunity: All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees for two (possibly three) years of study at Oxford University.
- literary and scholastic attainments;
- energy to use one’s talents to the full;
- 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.
Citizenship Requirements: US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Jamaica, Hong Kong, Southern Africa, Bermuda, India, Pakistan, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya
Additional Requirements: Must be at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age.
Minimum GPA: 3.800
Class Year: Senior or alum
Subject Restrictions: None
National Deadline: Early October
Campus Deadline: You must apply for an institutional endorsement in the spring term of junior or senior year to receive institutional endorsement for the following fall’s application.
Nomination/Institutional Endorsement Required? Union College institutional endorsement is required.
Fields of Study:
- Physical and Natural Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Humanities and the Arts