12 Facts About Rhodes scholar


The Rhodes scholar program was a copy that soon became the best-known version.

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The Rhodes Trust established the scholarships in 1902 under the terms laid out in the sixth and final will of Cecil John Rhodes, dated 1 July 1899 and appended by several codicils through March 1902.

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Rhodes scholar, who attended Oriel College, Oxford, believed the university's residential colleges would be the best venue to nurture diplomatic ties between future world leaders.

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Cecil Rhodes wished current scholars and Rhodes alumni to have "opportunities of meeting and discussing their experiences and prospects".

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In South Africa, the will of Cecil Rhodes expressly allocated scholarships to four all-male private schools.

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Rhodes scholar was credited with maintaining the high quality of basic science research in the Institutes.

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Rhodes scholar was later arrested and sentenced to life in prison.

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Salim Yusuf, an Indian Rhodes scholar, conducted significant research into heart health and its relationship to developing economies.

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Rhodes scholar observed that shifts in the developing world, particularly dietary changes and increased urbanization, lead to higher incidences of heart attacks and strokes.

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Rhodes scholar became a founding member of the influential Fugitive literary group.

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Tasmanian Rhodes Scholar Richard Flanagan is a celebrated author, having been awarded the Man Booker Prize in 2014 for his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North.

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Rhodes scholar's is currently coordinating missions between the Johnson Space Center and the International Space Station as an employee of NASA.

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