Deadlines and Timelines for Applications

The deadline for submission of completed applications to the Rhodes Selection Committees is Saturday, September 30, 2017. However, the completed application must be reviewed by York University’s Vice-Provost Students before being sent forward to the President for approval. The deadline to submit your complete Rhodes application package to the Office of the Vice-Provost Students is Friday, August 18, 2017. Late submissions will NOT be considered.

Please submit your Rhodes application portfolio by email to Rheza Evangelista, Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice-Provost Students at rhezae@yorku.ca.

No scholar will be endorsed to the Rhodes Scholarship without prior interview with the Vice-Provost, Students. Only the candidates endorsed by the Vice-Provost, Students, York University will be provided with the authorization code to submit their application online to the Rhodes Scholarship website.

Please note: We highly recommend that you begin the application process well in advance of these deadlines. The Office of the Vice-Provost Students will invite to an interview only those candidates who meet the Rhodes selection criteria – outstanding intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service.

Timelines

  • Applications are due to the Office of the Vice-Provost, Students by Friday, August 18, 2017.
  • Applications are due to the Rhodes Trust. Applications close at midnight on Saturday, September 30, 2017 (PST).
  • The Rhodes Selection Committee will summon the short listed candidates to an interview. Interviews will be held across Canada on November 18, 2017. The full application materials of the successful candidates will then be forwarded to the University of Oxford’s online application system.

If you have any questions about applying to the Rhodes Scholarship, please contact Rheza Evangelista, Executive Assistant, Office of the Vice-Provost Students at (416) 736-2100 ext. 70705 or by email at rhezae@yorku.ca.