Rhodes scholarship

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Rhodes scholar

A student who holds a scholarship established by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that permits attendance at Oxford University for a period of two or three years.

Rhodes scholarship n.
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Rhodes scholarship

(Education) one of 72 scholarships founded by Cecil Rhodes, awarded annually on merit to Commonwealth and US students to study for two or sometimes three years at Oxford University
Rhodes scholar n
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Rhodes′ schol′arship

one of a number of scholarships at Oxford University, established by the will of Cecil Rhodes, for selected students (Rhodes′ schol′ars) from the British Commonwealth and the U.S.
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Polgar, 42 and retired from competitive chess, played virtually only against men throughout her career while Hou, now concentrating on her Rhodes Scholarship MSc degree at Oxford, prefers male opponents.
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