Rhodes Scholarship

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    • Recently, five Indian students have been selected for the Rhodes Scholars-Elect for India 2023.

    Rhodes Scholarship

    • About:
      • It is the world’s oldest graduate fellowship (first awarded in 1902). 
      • Based at: the University of Oxford
      • It is a fully funded, full time, postgraduate award.
      • Students from anywhere in the world can apply for a Rhodes Scholarship.
    • Procedure:
      • The candidates were selected after a competitive examination application process and one round of preliminary interviews. 
      • It is considered among the world’s most prestigious international scholarship programs.
    • Benefits:
      • The students will head to Oxford University in October 2023 to join a cohort of more than 100 scholars hailing from around the world to undertake fully sponsored post-graduate studies.

    The Rhodes Trust 

    • It is an educational charity.
    • It brings together and develops exceptional people who are impatient with the way things are and have the courage to act.

    Source: IE