Rhodes Scholarship

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General Information

32 American Rhodes Scholars are chosen each year from among those nomiated by selection committees in each of the fifty states. Selection committees are charged to seek excellence in qualities of mind and in qualities of person which, in combination, offers the promise of effective service to the world in the decades ahead.

The scholarships provide $40,000 to $60,000 for two years of study at Oxford University in England, with the possibility of renewal for a third year.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are between the ages of 18 and 24 on October 1 in the year of their application, and are either graduating seniors or recent alumni. Applicants must complete their Bachelor's degree before matriculation as a Rhodes Scholar.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens who hold their Bachelor's degree before matriculation as a Rhoades Scholar. Applicant are either graduating seniors or recent alumni.

US Citizenship is required.

  • Amount of Award: Varies


  • FAFSA by December 1st: Not Required

Contact Information

Contact Name: Dana Schumacker

Address:
2130 Jischke Honors Building
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50014

Email: dschumac@iastate.edu

Phone: 515-294-0172

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