The scholarship pays for academic fees, plus an allowance to pay for travel fares and personal expenses. Candidates should have a GPA of 3.75 or higher and are selected on the basis of intellectual distinction, leadership, and service. The scholarship is highly competitive.
Deadlines and Dates for Fall 2011 Rhodes Scholarship Applications
- Applicants are advised to check their own college or university endorsement process for special deadlines; these deadlines will always precede official U.S. Scholarship deadlines.
- Rhodes scholarship applications must be submitted online, and must be received no later than 11:59 pm October 5th U.S. Eastern daylight time. Applicants are encouraged to begin the online process early and to register endorsers and referees as early as possible to permit the timely preparation and submission of institutional letters. The 2011 online application will be available July, 2011.
- Institutional endorsements and referee letters must also be received online and are also expected to be submitted by 11:59 pm October 5th U.S. Eastern daylight time.
- District interviews will be held the weekend before the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday, i.E., friday and saturday, November 18th and 19, 2011.