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Rhodes Scholarships to open applications to all U.S. Territories starting in 2016

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Rhodes Trust is pleased to announce that effective 2016, all U.S. citizens and certain legal permanent residents of the United States who attend universities within the U.S. Territories (American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands) will become eligible for the first time to participate in the U.S. Rhodes Scholarship competition. Previously, the United States Rhodes Scholarships were only available to students who either resided in or attended university in one of the fifty states or the District of Columbia.

Starting in 2016, all students and institutions within U.S. states and territories will be able to observe the same rules and guidelines in place for U.S. applicants. 

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American Rhodes Scholarships Winners 2016

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Press Release | List of Winners | Profiles of Winners

Renewed Encouragement to do Second BAs at Oxford

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Please refer to a new message from American Secretary Elliot Gerson regarding second BAs at Oxford on our University Representatives page.

Application Deadline for the 2016 Rhodes Scholarships

Friday, July 17, 2015

The application deadline for the 2016 Rhodes Scholarships is 11:59 PM U.S. Eastern Time on Thursday, October 1, 2015.

Revised application closing date for 2016 India Rhodes Scholarships

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Please be advised, due to a late start in the India Rhodes Scholarship competition, the application closing date for India Rhodes Scholarships has been revised to August 15, 2015. 

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