Yale University understudies were the best in winning Rhodes Scholarships not long from now, taking home four of the 32 reported prizes.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University and Brown University had three champs each one, while Stanford University and Harvard University each one had two beneficiaries, as indicated by an announcement from the Office of the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust dated yesterday.
The Rhodes Scholarship, a standout amongst the most prestigious scholarly recompenses, gives trusts to U.S. understudies to use two-to-four years learning at England’s Oxford University. The champs incorporate an University of Maryland neurobiology major, who considered cardboard after he touched base in the U.S. from China at age five, and a MIT graduate who has done monetary examination for the White House and the World Bank.
Past champs incorporate New York Times editorialist Nicholas Kristof, who won the prize in 1981, and previous U.S. President Bill Clinton, who got it in 1968.
The grant was begun in 1902 by the will of British agent Cecil Rhodes, the originator of what is currently South Africa’s De Beers Group. Colleges designate understudies for the prize and two finalists are chosen from each of 16 districts.
The estimation of the grants midpoints about $50,000 for every year and as much as $200,000 aggregate for understudies who stay at Oxford for a long time.
Alternate schools with champs in the not so distant future are the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; Dartmouth College; the University of Alabama at Birmingham; the University of Texas at Austin; Wabash College; the University of Notre Dame; Cornell University; the U.s. Flying corps Academy; the University of Michigan; the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga; Johns Hopkins University; Santa Clara University and the University of Puget Sound.