All tuition and fees, plus a maintenance allowance of not less than
9,484 pounds per year, paid by scholarship. Rhodes Trustees will
assist successful applicants with their traveling expenses to and
from Oxford. This length of this award is from two to three
Students must be nominated by GAAP office. Applications will be
made available in July 2013 and are due on September 18, 2013.
The applicant must be a US citizen, anywhere between 18 and 23
years old, and have obtained a Bachelor's degree before October
Scholars are selected based on proven academic achievement,
integrity of character, interest in and respect for others,
leadership, athletic skills, and the energy to fully use their
talents. Participation in sports is encouraged, but not necessary
if applicants are able to demonstrate their physical vigor to make
an effective contribution to the world in other ways.
Submit 2 copies of following: "application blank," transcripts,
lists of activities and honors, personal essay describing academic
and other interests and the specifics of the proposed study (1,000
words). After reviewing the applications, some students will be
selected to receive an institutional endorsement. All applications
will be mailed to the secretary of the appropriate State Committee
The Rhodes Scholarship is tenable at the University of Oxford.
Rhodes Scholarships are open to students distinguished not only in
academics but also "in qualities of mind and in qualities of
person"; Rhodes scholars have the potential to give effective
service to the world.
For more information, please visit the Rhodes Scholarship.