Global Rhodes

Global Rhodes Scholarship

Application Materials Deadline: August 2018

The Global Rhodes Scholarship has just been announced. Additional information on eligibility and submission requirements to come.

The Rhodes Scholarship, one of the most competitive and prestigious awards, funds two or three years of post-bachelor study at Oxford University in Great Britain. The award covers educational and living expenses. Initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, the scholarships bring outstanding students from nineteen countries and five continents to Oxford University.Two Global Rhodes Scholarships will be awarded during the 2018 application cycle. University nomination is required.

Eligibility requirements

  • Candidates from any country that is not an exisiting Rhodes jurisdiction. See list.
  • Must have a minimum 3.7 GPA

Selection criteria

The selectors look for outstanding intellectual and academic achievement. Applicants must also show integrity of character, interest in and concern for others, leadership ability, and the energy to fully use their talents.

Application requirements

Coming soon...


Global Rhodes applicants should make an individual advising appointment with Alicia Hayes. If you are a recent graduate without an address, you must also contact Alicia Hayes to schedule an advising appointment in order to gain access to the campus application.

Applications must be endorsed by UC Berkeley before they can be submitted to the Rhodes Trust. In the endorsement process, the campus selection committee reviews application materials and selects Berkeley's nominees.

For more information about the Rhodes scholarship and Oxford university, please visit the following sites: