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Division of Students

Eligibility & Criteria For Selection

A candidate for a Canadian Rhodes Scholarship must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident (students who are attending a Canadian university on a visa are not eligible to apply);
  2. be domiciled in Canada;
  3. have been born after 30 September 1990 and on or before 1 October 1996; and
  4. have received an undergraduate degree before taking up the Scholarship.

Criteria for selection:

Selection Committees are seeking candidates who exhibit those qualities most esteemed by Cecil Rhodes, as expressed in his will:

If you have any questions about applying to the Rhodes Scholarship, please contact the Office of the Vice-Provost, Students at