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Eligibility & Criteria For Selection

A candidate for a Canadian Rhodes Scholarship must:

  1. be a Canadian citizen or a person domiciled in Canada;
  2. have been born between October 2, 1989 and October 1, 1995;
  3. have received an undergraduate degree before taking up the Scholarship (except for medical students.)

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 vpstdnts@yorku.ca