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The Rhodes Scholarships

Scholarship Website

UH Campus Preferred Deadline: June 4, 2018
UH Campus Deadline: September 28, 2018
National Deadline: October 3, 2018 (11:59PM, EST)

Each year 32 young Americans are selected as Rhodes Scholars for their outstanding scholarly achievements and their leadership potential to receive full financial support to pursue a degree at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

Important Notes:
Candidates must be nominated by the Office of Undergraduate Research to apply. Contact Dr. Ben Rayder for more information.

Eligible candidates should:

  • Be at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age (i.e., the applicant must still be 23 on October 3 in the year of application).
  • Be sufficiently advanced academically to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree before October 3 in the year following election.
  • Have a minimum 3.7 GPA.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, leadership abilities, and concern for the greater good.
To Apply:
  1. Review the information and instructions online.
  2. Schedule an appointment to meet with a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Research


Contact Dr. Ben Rayder if you’re interested in applying for this scholarship.