Rhodes scholar

Rhodes scholar holder of any of the scholarships founded at Oxford in 1902 by British financier and imperialist Cecil Rhodes (1853-1902), for whom the former African nation of Rhodesia also was named.

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  • Rhodes scholar — noun a student who holds one of the scholarships endowed by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that enables the student to study at Oxford University • Hypernyms: ↑scholar * * * ˈrōdzˈ(s)kälə(r), dˈsk noun Usage: usually capitalized R Etymology: after… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Rhodes scholar — noun Date: 1902 a holder of one of numerous scholarships founded under the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that can be used at Oxford University for two or three years and are open to candidates from the Commonwealth of Nations and the United States …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Rhodes scholar — n a student from the US, Germany or the Commonwealth who has received an award to study at Oxford University. The money for these awards was originally provided by Cecil Rhodes. * * * …   Universalium

  • Rhodes scholar — recipient of a Rhodes scholarship for study at Oxford University (in England) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hila Levy (Rhodes scholar) — Infobox Military Person name= Hila Levy born= December 10,1986 died= placeofbirth= Guaynabo, Puerto Rico placeofdeath= caption=Second Lieutenant Hila Levy First Puerto Rican Rhodes scholar nickname= allegiance= United States of America branch=… …   Wikipedia

  • Rhodes-Stipendium — Rhodes House, Oxford. Sitz des Rhodes Trust. Das Rhodes Stipendium (englisch: Rhodes Scholarship) ist ein Stipendium für ein Studium an der Universität Oxford in Großbritannien und gilt bis heute nach verbreiteter Einschätzung als eines der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rhodes Scholarship — Rhodes Schol|ar|ship a sum of money given to some students from the US, the British ↑Commonwealth, and Germany to allow them to study at Oxford University. The money for these scholarships was originally provided by Cecil ↑Rhodes. A student… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Rhodes Scholarship — The Rhodes Scholarship named after Cecil Rhodes is an international award for study at the University of Oxford and was the first large scale programme of international scholarships. [The American Rhodes Scholarships: A Review of the First Forty… …   Wikipedia

  • scholar — [[t]skɒ̱lə(r)[/t]] scholars 1) N COUNT A scholar is a person who studies an academic subject and knows a lot about it. [FORMAL] The library attracts thousands of scholars and researchers. ...an influential Islamic scholar. 2) N COUNT: usu adj N… …   English dictionary

  • scholar */*/ — UK [ˈskɒlə(r)] / US [ˈskɑlər] noun [countable] Word forms scholar : singular scholar plural scholars 1) a) someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific a distinguished scholar… …   English dictionary

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