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Rhodes Scholarship

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Application Deadline

Early October

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants should be exceptional graduating seniors and U.S. citizens. All majors are eligible.

Scholarship Description

The Rhodes Scholarship is designed for outstanding students, athletes, and citizens in all disciplines who want to attain a degree at the University of Oxford. Rhodes Scholars must enroll in a degree-program program (an M.A. Ph.D. or an additional B.A.) at the U of Oxford. Applicants are judged according to their literary and scholastic achievements; their commitment to becoming fully self-actualized, including a commitment to athletics; their devotion to community service; their moral character; and their willingness to take on leadership roles.



Photo of Martha PattersonMartha Patterson, Ph.D.

Professor of English
Carnegie Hall 206
(618) 537-6881