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Rhodes Scholars 2017: Ivies Down a Bit, UVA has Two

The Rhodes Scholarships continue to be awarded mainly to students from private colleges and universities, but the latest group of 32 students does include “only” 10 from Ivy League universities. Public universities with 2017 scholars are Virginia (2), Georgia, Indiana, … Continue reading

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Purdue Honors Student and Rhodes Finalist: “I have lived the immigrant experience.”

Editor’s Note: The following post comes from Rosanne Altstatt at the Purdue National and International Scholarships Office. Purdue University student Brenda Ramirez has been named a Rhodes Scholarship finalist. Ramirez was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States … Continue reading

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UW-Eau Claire Rhodes Winner: Personal Attention for Honors Student Made the Difference

By Judy Berthiaume, UW-Eau Claire Tayo Sanders II was a talented high school student with a passion for science and an eye toward a career in medicine or engineering the first time he stepped onto the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire … Continue reading

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Arkansas Honors College Alum Wins Marshall Scholarship

Michael Norton, an alumnus of the honors college at the University of Arkansas, has won a Marshall Scholarship to study political science at Oxford University.  Norton also earned a Truman Scholarship in 2012, and he is going to interview for … Continue reading

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Honors College, Honors Program? Prestigious Scholarships, By Category

Of the fifty public universities in our survey, 19 have honors colleges (38%), and 31 have honors programs (62%). Below is comparison showing the number of prestigious undergraduate and graduate scholarships awarded, by category. For purposes of the comparison, we … Continue reading

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The Importance of Prestigious Scholarships

Submitted on 2011/11/16 at 10:36 am How important are prestigious post-graduate scholarships to the process of evaluating honors programs? The purpose of a strong honors program is to give the brightest students the best possible education so that the students … Continue reading

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