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Rhodes Scholarship

Applications for the Rhodes Scholarship 2016 are due to Rhodes by midnight on Friday, 16 October, 2015, PST. Read the Rhodes Scholarship 2016 Canada Information for Candidates for details about the national Rhodes scholarship application.

All applicants must be endorsed by their post-secondary institution. Applicants must apply for endorsement to Queen's before they can submit their application to Rhodes.  Students must contact Elizabeth (Liz) Parsons at parsonse@queensu.ca to express their interest in applying for institutional endorsement from Queen's for the Rhodes scholarship.

Internal Rhodes applications to Queen's University are due by 11:59 PM on Sunday, 13 September, 2015. Read the Queen's Candidates for Rhodes Scholarship 2016 Application Requirements for details about the internal Rhodes applications to Queen's.

The application materials that candidates must submit to Queen's University to be considered for endorsement mirror the application requirements for the Canadian Rhodes Scholarship. 

Applicants are encouraged to start their application over the summer. If you are a Queen's student and you are considering applying for a 2016 Rhodes Scholarship, you must contact Elizabeth (Liz) Parsons in Student Academic Success Services at parsonse@queensu.ca to express you interest in applying for the Rhodes scholarship, to be connected with Queen's resources to support your application, and for more information.

The Rhodes Trust logoAbout the Rhodes Scholarship

What is the Rhodes Scholarship? How much is it worth? What can I study at Oxford? Past Queen's recipients.

University of Oxford

Planning to do research at Oxford? Listing of degree programs.

Application Process, Deadlines and Institutional Endorsement

What is the Rhodes online application deadline? Do you qualify? What is the internal deadline to apply for institutional endorsement? How do I receive institutional endorsement? What needs to be included in the completed application? 

Tips - Preparing a Rhodes Scholarship Application

When do I start thinking about my application? How to I write a statement of purpose and CV? Who should write my letters of reference? What information will my referees need?

Rhodes Scholarship FAQ's

A list of frequently asked Rhodes questions.

Queen's students who are interested in applying to the Rhodes Scholarship must contact Elizabeth (Liz) Parsons at parsonse@queensu.ca to express interest.