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Division of Students

Eligibility & Criteria For Selection

All candidate 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 reached your 19th birthday and not have passed your 25th birthday at 01 October in the year of commencement at Oxford University. You must have been born after 30 September 1991 and on or before 1 October, 1997;
  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