Penn State College of Engineering Penn State College of Engineering

Rhodes Scholarship

Application Deadline:





The Rhodes Scholarships, the oldest international fellowships, were initiated after the death of Cecil Rhodes in 1902, and bring outstanding students from many countries around the world to the University of Oxford.


3.8 GPA
Any Major
Desire to Attend Graduate School
Evidence of Leadership
a citizen of the US
at least 18 but not yet 24 years of age

Terms of Award:

The value of a Rhodes Scholarship consists of a direct payment to the Scholar?s college of all tuition fees (such as matriculation, tuition, and certain other set charges), plus a maintenance stipend (except for those receiving fourth-year fees) of not less than 14,276 per annum paid directly to the Scholar in installments during the term of the Scholarship. The sum provided should be sufficient to enable a Scholar to meet necessary expenses for term time and vacations

Please Submit:

Initial Submission to University Fellowships Office:

1,000 Word Personal Statement
3 Letters of Recommendation
Short Statement of Program in Which You are Interested

For more information:
Interim Director of University Fellowships Office

Rhodes Scholarships Website:

Online Application: