Rhodes Scholarship For Canadians and 63 other Countries.


The Rhodes Scholarship for Canadians at Queens University,Kingston Ontario

Description of Award:

The Rhodes Scholarship is administered by the Rhodes Trust, Oxford, United Kingdom. Scholarships are awarded in 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 different countries) around the world. 

Selection Committees for the Rhodes Scholarship are looking for outstanding leaders who are motivated to engage with global challenges, to 'esteem the performance of public duties as their highest aim', and to promote international understanding and peace.

 In short, Selection Committees seek young women and men of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service, and who demonstrate a strong propensity to emerge as 'leaders for the world’s future'. 
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Provinces and Region allowed:

The scholarship offered by the Rhodes Scholarship Trust only covers the regions and number of applicants listed below:

Three Scholarships to - The Prairie Region (Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta)

Two Scholarships each to - Ontario, Quebec, and the Maritime Region (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince
Edward Island)

One Scholarship each to - British Columbia & Newfoundland

Scholarship Deadline:

The Rhodes scholarship deadline is 30th September 2017 (Apparently, annually).

Application Procedure

a. Candidates may apply online from 1 June 2017 at http://www.rhodeshouse.ox.ac.uk via the scholarships tab.

b. You must submit your application online, with all supporting documents, by 23:59, local time, 30 September
2017.

c. In preparation for making their application, all candidates should read carefully the general information for
candidates on the Rhodes website, the Conditions of Tenure for the Rhodes Scholarship, the information in this document and the graduate admissions pages of the University of
Oxford: http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/graduate

d. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview. No candidate will be selected without interview. You must be available to attend the interview, in person, as no accommodations can be made on date and time of interview.

Interviews will be held across Canada on November 18, 2017. All candidates are required to pay their own
expenses for travel to attend interview.

e. Candidates who do not receive further communication by the above date should assume that their application
has not been successful.

Documents and details to be submitted with application

You must submit a completed application form on-line (please see 3a) with the documents and information detailed below. 
All documents must be submitted in English, or English translations provided. Please note that, if you are invited to interview, you will be asked to bring the originals of all documents with you:

a. Your birth certificate confirming that you meet the age criterion; in the case of candidates born outside  iof Canada, an English translation must be provided.

b. A copy of a valid passport (with translation, if necessary), confirming that you meet the citizenship criteria. In the
case of candidates born outside of Canada, living outside of Canada, or attending university outside of Canada, evidence of being domiciled in Canada will be required. You should contact the National Secretary if you are unsure of the evidence required to establish domicile in Canada, which may include driver’s license, evidence of health insurance, and proof of filed tax returns in Canada, amongst other documents.

c. A written Statement from the President or Acting President of your College or University endorsing your candidacy for the Scholarship. Some universities have screening procedures and you should inquire as to their existence and any applicable time limits. The President’s letter should be sent directly by the University to the Secretary of the Regional Selection Committee. Contact details are listed on the last page of this Memorandum.

NOTE: All candidates currently attending a University must participate in their institution’s screening process and earn the endorsement of their University President. Please contact the awards office on campus for details on this process, which occurs in advance of the Scholarship’s mid-October deadline.
 The online application process for the Rhodes Scholarship requires an authorisation code, available through the Fellowships and Awards Office at Canadian universities. 

All candidates currently attending a University outside Canada should contact the Secretary of the Selection Committee for the province or region in which they wish to compete to secure
authorization to file an online application.

Host institution:

Queens University, kingston,Ontario

See full scholarship adverts on official page: http://queensu.ca/studentaffairs/sites/webpublish.queensu.ca.vpsawww/files/files/canadamemorandum.pdf