In order to apply to the Rhodes competition, your application must first be reviewed by a University of Alberta selection committee, then forwarded to the President for endorsement. Only once you have been formally endorsed by the University can you apply to the Rhodes competition.
Note: the following application timeline is for the study period commencing October 2018.
Step 1: Apply for endorsement
Deadline: August 25, 2017
Submit a Personal Statement and Curriculum Vitae via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Personal Statement should, in 1,000 words or less, explain your intention to apply to the Rhodes competition, your academic and extra-curricular interests, your intended course of study at Oxford, and your future academic/career goals and aspirations.
Your CV/résumé should include your principal commitments and honors while at university, including scholarships, prizes, awards, leadership positions, athletic record, and extracurricular activities, as well as any other accomplishments.
Step 2: Apply to the Rhodes competition
Deadline: September 30, 2017
Deadline for Referees: October 14, 2017
The application form can be found on the Rhodes website.
You can start filling out a Rhodes application at any time during the application period, but you will not be able to submit it until you receive the endorsement and authorization code.