Rhodes Scholarship

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The Rhodes Scholarship is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.wikipedia
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The Rhodes Scholarship is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford.
Oxford is the home of numerous scholarships, including the Rhodes Scholarship, which is one of the oldest international graduate scholarship programmes.

Cecil Rhodes

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The Rhodes Scholarship was founded by English businessman and politician Cecil John Rhodes, to promote unity between English-speaking nations and instill a sense of civic-minded leadership and moral fortitude in future leaders irrespective of their chosen career paths.
Rhodes set up the provisions of the Rhodes Scholarship, which is funded by his estate.

Tony Abbott

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President of Pakistan Wasim Sajjad, former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, Bob Hawke and Malcolm Turnbull, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland are also Rhodes Scholars.
He studied economics and law at the University of Sydney, and then attended The Queen's College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar, studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

Bob Hawke

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President of Pakistan Wasim Sajjad, former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, Bob Hawke and Malcolm Turnbull, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland are also Rhodes Scholars. These were John Brademas, Bob Hawke (Western Australia and University 1953), Rex Nettleford and David R. Woods.
He attended the University of Western Australia and went on to study at University College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar.

Malcolm Turnbull

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President of Pakistan Wasim Sajjad, former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, Bob Hawke and Malcolm Turnbull, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland are also Rhodes Scholars.
Turnbull graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws, before attending Brasenose College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, earning a Bachelor of Civil Law.

Bill Clinton

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Notable American politicians include former President of the United States Bill Clinton, former United States National Security Advisor and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, former United States Secretary of the Air Force and former Congresswoman Heather Wilson, and former United States Secretary of Health & Human Services Sylvia Matthews Burwell.
Upon graduating from Georgetown in 1968, Clinton won a Rhodes Scholarship to University College, Oxford, where he initially read for a B.Phil. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics but transferred to a B.Litt. in politics and, ultimately, a B.Phil. in politics.

Marshall Scholarship

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Since its creation, controversy has surrounded both its former exclusion of women (thus leading to the establishment of the co-educational Marshall Scholarship), and Rhodes' white supremacist beliefs and legacy of colonialism.
While the authors of the proposal initially considered partnering with the Rhodes Scholarship, and even considered using the same selection committees, this idea was eventually disregarded because its proponents strongly believed the scholarships should be available to women, and to married men under the age of 28 (at the time, the Rhodes Scholarship was limited to single men under the age of 25).

Susan Rice

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Notable American politicians include former President of the United States Bill Clinton, former United States National Security Advisor and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, former United States Secretary of the Air Force and former Congresswoman Heather Wilson, and former United States Secretary of Health & Human Services Sylvia Matthews Burwell.
Awarded a Rhodes Scholarship, Rice attended New College, Oxford, where she earned a Master of Philosophy in 1988 and a Doctorate of Philosophy in 1990, both in International Relations.

Harkness Fellowship

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In 1925, the Commonwealth Fund Fellowships (later renamed the Harkness Fellowships) were established to reciprocate the Rhodes Scholarships by enabling British graduates to study in the United States.
They were established to reciprocate the Rhodes Scholarships and enable Fellows from several countries to spend time studying in the United States.

Rhodes House

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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.
The will of Cecil Rhodes (1853–1902) created scholarships that became known as Rhodes Scholarships, administered by the Rhodes Trust.

Dom Mintoff

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President of Pakistan Wasim Sajjad, former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, Bob Hawke and Malcolm Turnbull, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland are also Rhodes Scholars.
That same year he received a Rhodes Scholarship and pursued his studies at Hertford College, Oxford, where he received a Masters in Science and Engineering in 1939.

Wasim Sajjad

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President of Pakistan Wasim Sajjad, former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, Bob Hawke and Malcolm Turnbull, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland are also Rhodes Scholars.
As a Rhodes Scholar, he moved to Oxfordshire, where he received his Bachelor of Civil Law followed by a graduate degree in Jurisprudence from the Wadham College, Oxford in 1967.

Heather Wilson

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Notable American politicians include former President of the United States Bill Clinton, former United States National Security Advisor and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, former United States Secretary of the Air Force and former Congresswoman Heather Wilson, and former United States Secretary of Health & Human Services Sylvia Matthews Burwell.
Wilson earned a Rhodes Scholarship to study at the University of Oxford and continued her education at Jesus College, earning an M.Phil. and D.Phil. in international relations by 1985.

Naomi Wolf

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Other notable Rhodes Scholars include journalist and American television host Rachel Maddow, author Naomi Wolf, former president of Planned Parenthood Leana Wen, Ronan Farrow, and president of the Walmart Foundation Kathleen McLaughlin.
From 1985 to 1987, she was a Rhodes Scholar at New College, Oxford.

Rachel Maddow

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Other notable Rhodes Scholars include journalist and American television host Rachel Maddow, author Naomi Wolf, former president of Planned Parenthood Leana Wen, Ronan Farrow, and president of the Walmart Foundation Kathleen McLaughlin.
She was the recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship and began her postgraduate study in 1995 at Lincoln College, Oxford.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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The Kennedy Scholarship programme, created in 1966 as a memorial to John F. Kennedy, adopts a comparable selection process to the Rhodes Scholarships to allow ten British post-graduate students per year to study at either Harvard or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
In addition, 58 National Medal of Science recipients, 29 National Medals of Technology and Innovation recipients, 50 MacArthur Fellows, 73 Marshall Scholars, 48 Rhodes Scholars, 41 astronauts, and 16 Chief Scientists of the US Air Force have been affiliated with MIT.

Sylvia Mathews Burwell

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Notable American politicians include former President of the United States Bill Clinton, former United States National Security Advisor and United States Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice, former United States Secretary of the Air Force and former Congresswoman Heather Wilson, and former United States Secretary of Health & Human Services Sylvia Matthews Burwell.
She then enrolled at the University of Oxford where she became a Rhodes Scholar at Worcester College, and, in her spare time, a rower.

Elizabeth Kiss

The current Warden and CEO of the Rhodes Trust, Elizabeth Kiss, is also a Rhodes Scholar.
She is responsible for administering the Rhodes Scholarship, providing pastoral support to existing Rhodes Scholars and coordinating the Rhodes Trust.

John MacBain

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In 2013, during the 110th Rhodes anniversary celebrations, John McCall MacBain, Marcy McCall MacBain and the McCall MacBain Foundation donated £75 million towards the fundraising efforts of the Rhodes Trust.
McCall MacBain is a Rhodes Scholar and received an MBA from Harvard Business School (1984), an MA in Law from Oxford University and an Honours BA in Economics from McGill University (1980).

Donald Markwell

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In 2015, Rhodes Scholar R. W. Johnson published a critical account of the decline of the Rhodes Trust under its warden, John Rowett, and commended the recovery under wardens Donald Markwell and Charles R. Conn.
He was educated at Brisbane Grammar School followed by the University of Queensland, the University of Oxford (where he was the 1981 Rhodes Scholar for Queensland) and Princeton University.

Chrystia Freeland

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President of Pakistan Wasim Sajjad, former Prime Minister of Malta Dom Mintoff, former Australian prime ministers Tony Abbott, Bob Hawke and Malcolm Turnbull, and the current Deputy Prime Minister of Canada, Chrystia Freeland are also Rhodes Scholars.
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian history and literature from Harvard University and a Master of Studies degree in Slavonic Studies from St Antony's College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar in 1993.

Leana Wen

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Other notable Rhodes Scholars include journalist and American television host Rachel Maddow, author Naomi Wolf, former president of Planned Parenthood Leana Wen, Ronan Farrow, and president of the Walmart Foundation Kathleen McLaughlin.
She received a Doctor of Medicine from Washington University School of Medicine and has two master's degrees, one in Economic and Social History and another in Modern Chinese Studies, both from the Merton College, Oxford in England where she was a Rhodes Scholar.

Ronan Farrow

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Other notable Rhodes Scholars include journalist and American television host Rachel Maddow, author Naomi Wolf, former president of Planned Parenthood Leana Wen, Ronan Farrow, and president of the Walmart Foundation Kathleen McLaughlin.
After leaving government, Farrow began a Rhodes Scholarship at Magdalen College, Oxford.

John Brademas

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These were John Brademas, Bob Hawke (Western Australia and University 1953), Rex Nettleford and David R. Woods.
He won a Rhodes Scholarship and attended Brasenose College, Oxford, from which he received his D.Phil. in Social Studies.

Charles R. Conn

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In 2015, Rhodes Scholar R. W. Johnson published a critical account of the decline of the Rhodes Trust under its warden, John Rowett, and commended the recovery under wardens Donald Markwell and Charles R. Conn.
He is the former warden and global CEO of Rhodes House and the Rhodes Trust, and was responsible for administering the Rhodes Scholarship from 2013 to 2018.