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Rhodes Scholars

The Rhodes scholarship provides funding for one to three years of graduate study at Oxford. Two MIT students, Mary Clare Beytagh and Matthew Chun, were recently selected.

Two MIT students named Rhodes Scholars in 2018

Mary Clare Beytagh, far left, and Matthew Chun will begin postgraduate studies at Oxford University next fall. Learn more at MIT News.

Recipients of the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship are selected based on scholarly achievement, character, commitment to the public good, and leadership potential. The scholarship provides funding for one to three years of graduate study at Oxford.

Visit the Rhodes Scholarship website.


 

2015 Rhodes Scholars: this year’s three Rhodes Scholars from MIT tie the Institute’s 2009 record for the most recipients in a single year. Left to right: senior Anisha Gururaj; alumnus Noam Angrist '13; and senior Elliot Akama-Garren. –MIT News

2014 Scholar: “I wanted to go to a place that really cares about research and cares about advancing humanity. Once you say those two words, MIT comes to mind. That’s why I applied here,” says John Mikhael. –MIT News

 

Award History
1931–2019


2019 - Tress, Sarah

2018 - Beytagh, Mary Clare
- Chun, Matthew

2015 - Akama-Garren, Elliot H.
- Angrist, Noam
        - Gururaj, Anisha N.

2014 - Mikhael, John

2012 - Lin, Stephanie

2011 - Lai, Jennifer

2010 - Amadi, Ugwechi
         - Huang, Caroline
         - Mo, Steven

2009 - Gethers, Matthew L. 
          - Whitney-Johnson, Alia

2008 - Anahtar, Melis

2005 - Lee, Laurel Yong-Hwa
          - Masiello, Elizabeth
          - Samuel, Javed

2002 - Basu, Sanjay
          - Njoroge, Paul K. (for Kenya)

2001 - Brunskill, Emma P. (endorsed by University of Washington)

2000 - Mierau, Susanna B.

1999 - Poyneer, Lisa Ann
          - Douglas, Christopher L.

1997 - Sabeti, Pardis Christin

1996 - Ayer, Tobias

1994 - Brooks, Eileen L.

1993 - Lundstrom, Mark E.

1991 - Prather, Darcy D.

1990 - Monroe, Burt L. (endorsed by University of Louisville)

1983 - Scofield, Jerri-Lynn

1980 - Nalebuff, Barry J.

1979 - Eliot, Charles

1977 - Adams, James Eli

1970 - Smith, Stephen D.

1966 - Tsien, Richard

1964 - Gerrity, Thomas P. Jr.

1961 - Ness, David Norman

1959 - Von Hippel, Frank

1958 - Dirks, Leslie C.

1956 - Johns, Oliver

1955 - Strang, Gilbert

1952 - Wasserman, Arthur Allen
          - Shiffman, Carl A.

1951 - Barcus, William D.

1950 - Skolnikoff, Eugene B. 
          - Benington, Herbert D.

1948 - Macdonald, J. Ross

1947 - Raisbeck, Gordon

1939 - Lippitt, Vernon G.

1935 - Stockmayer, Walter Hugo

1933 - Getting, Ivan A.

1931 - Shaffer, Morris F.