Tag: Rhodes Scholarship
Recently, the Rhodes Trust announced the 32 American winners of Rhodes Scholarships for graduate study at Oxford University in England. Typically the Rhodes Trust does not reveal the race or ethnicity of scholarship winners. Of this year’s 32 Rhodes Scholars from the United States, it appears that six are African Americans.
This year, eight African Americans were chosen as Rhodes Scholars. In both 2017 and 2020, there were 10 African American Rhodes Scholars, the most in any one year.
This year, 10 African Americans were chosen as Rhodes Scholars. In 2017, there were also 10 African American Rhodes Scholars. This is the most in any one year in the history of the scholarship.
This year, four African Americans - all women - were chosen as Rhodes Scholars. Last year, there were three African Americans among the 32 scholars chosen from the U.S.
In the past, the Rhodes Trust did not disclose the race or ethnicity of the scholars selected. But this year the Rhodes Trust stated in its press release that there were "10 African-Americans, the most ever elected in a U.S. Rhodes class."
The Rhodes Trust has announced the latest class of 32 American students who will study at the University of Oxford as Rhodes Scholars. Of this year’s 32 American Rhodes Scholars, it appears that four are African Americans. All four are women.
The program awards full-tuition scholarships to incoming first-year students who have shown exceptional academic and leadership achievements and who have shown a commitment to community service and diversity.
The Rhodes Trust does not release data on the racial or ethnic identity of scholarship winners. But it appears that this year, three of the 32 Rhodes winners are African Americans.
A former Rhodes Scholar, he has held teaching positions at Vanderbilt University and Wake Forest University.
Sebabatso Manoeli is one of 10 Rhodes winners from the southern Africa region.
Brandon Turner is the 12th student at Wake Forest in the past 25 years to win a Rhodes Scholarship.