Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Rhodes Scholarship

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UH Campus Preferred Deadline: June 2, 2014
UH Campus Deadline: September 1, 2014
National Deadline: October 1, 2014

Description:
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 the Office of Undergraduate Research for more information.

Eligibility: 
Eligible candidates should:
  • Be U.S. citizens; pending citizenship does not qualify.
  • Be at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age (i.e., the applicant must still be 23 on October 1 in the year of application).
  • Be sufficiently advanced academically to assure completion of a bachelor’s degree before October 1 in the year following election.
  • 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

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Contact the Office of Undergraduate Research if you’re interested in applying for this scholarship.