Cecil Rhodes' will created a scholarship trust for students, primarily from former English colonies, to study at Oxford University. Over 7,000 scholars have been selected since the trust was established in 1902. Rhodes directed that the selection of scholars should be based on academic ability; sporting activity; qualities of personal rectitude, strength and compassion; and sense of the public good. The Trust continues to respect the spirit of these definitions, as identified within a contemporary context.

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The Rhodes Trust
Educational charity whose principal activity is to support scholars selected to study at the University of Oxford. They provide a brief history of the trust, information on selection criteria, and a listing of staff and of national organizations.
The Association of American Rhodes Scholars
US-based alumni group of Rhodes Scholars and other Oxonians. Newsletters, reunion information, and profiles of new scholars.
Bermuda Rhodes Scholarships
Application information, with biographies of past recipients.
Jamaica and Caribbean Commonwealth
Details of the application process and of admission at Oxford, with a complete list of recipients since 1904.
Southern African Rhodes Scholarships
South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Namibia and Swaziland. Application instructions, profiles of recent scholars, and an overview of Oxford life.
U.S. Rhodes Scholars
Official site of U.S. Rhodes Scholarship information. Includes biographies of each year's appointees.
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