National & International Scholarships
Rhodes Scholarship Program
The Rhodes Scholarships bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.
American Rhodes Scholars are selected through a decentralized process by which regional selection committees choose 32 Scholars each year representing the fifty states.
Extraordinary intellectual distinction is a necessary but not a sufficient condition for election to a Rhodes Scholarship. Selection committees are charged to seek excellence in qualities of mind and in qualities of person which, in combination, offer the promise of effective service to the world in the decades ahead. The Rhodes Scholarships, in short, are investments in individuals rather than in project proposals. Accordingly, applications are sought from talented students without restriction as to their field of academic specialization or career plans although the proposed course of study must be available at Oxford, and the applicant’s undergraduate program must provide a sufficient basis for study in the proposed field. Through the years, Rhodes Scholars have pursued studies in all of the varied fields available at the University of Oxford.
Election to the Scholarship is normally for two or three years, depending upon the degree program pursued by the Scholar. All educational costs, such as matriculation, tuition, laboratory and certain other fees, are paid on the Scholar’s behalf by the Rhodes Trustees. Each Scholar receives in addition a maintenance allowance adequate to meet necessary expenses for term-time and vacations. The Rhodes Trustees cover the necessary costs of travel to and from Oxford.
Dr. Audra Jennings
Dr. Jennings works with students applying for this scholarship. If you are interested in learning more or applying, you can set up a meeting with her online, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at 270.745.5043.
Nellans awarded Rotary Global Grant Scholarship for master's degree abroadDate Posted: May 25, 2018
Lily Nellans, a 2018 graduate in philosophy and self-designed international conflict studies, will use a Rotary Global Grant Scholarship to pursue a graduate degree in international relations at the...
6 WKU students awarded Fulbright U.S. Student grantsDate Posted: May 09, 2018
WKU students Sarah Angelle, Sarah Linder, Logan Mitchell, Lily Nellans, Maggie Sullivan and Elizabeth Upshur will use Fulbright U.S. student grants for a year of English teaching, graduate study or...
WKU senior receives Princeton in Asia fellowshipDate Posted: April 16, 2018
Natalie Webb, a WKU senior studying anthropology and international affairs, has been awarded a fellowship from Princeton in Asia....