Office of Fellowships and Scholar Programs

Rhodes Scholarship

The oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world,they enable students to study for two years at Oxford University. Each year 32 Americans are chosen for their outstanding scholarly achievements, as well as their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.

Candidates must have superior academic ability, a history of service and leadership, be well-informed on global issues and proven physical vitality. Applicants must be nominated by USC's committee.

Year of Study Funded
(based on intended year of graduation)
Masters, Doctoral

Eligibility Requirements

Year of Application:
(based on intended year of graduation)
Junior, Senior, Alumni/Non-enrolled

Citizenship: US Citizen

Minimum Grade Point Average: 3.80

Be sure to consult the competition website for complete eligibility and competition requirements.


Deadline Information

Rhodes Preliminary Deadline for Nomination
Friday, April 6, 2018

Intent to Apply
Friday, April 6, 2018

Last Updated: June 7, 2016

Other Fellowships You May Want to Consider

Marshall Scholarship
A highly competitive scholarship, the Marshall provides for one or two years of study at one or two universities in Great Britain. Provides travel grant, tuition, and stipend to study for a degree in the United Kingdom.


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