Rhodes Scholarship Result 2017

Dec 2016 Source: MOTACHASHMA

Rhodes Scholarship Result 2017 is out now and the five Indian students have made the India proud by registering their names in this scholarship. The name of the Indian students who bagged this prestigious scholarship are given below:

  • Vanshaj Ravi Jain
  • Iqbal Bhalla
  • Dhruv Bhatt
  • Mary Kavita Dominic
  • Gauri Pillai

Vanshaj Ravi Jain a final year BA LLB student from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bengaluru, has snared the prestigious Rhodes scholarship for 2017. He will now be heading to the University of Oxford to study international criminal law. Along with him, five more Indian students won the desiderata scholarship.

Rhodes Scholarship 2017

Rhodes result

 

According to the reports, “Vanshaj Ravi Jain developed a keen interest in international criminal law. He was a finalist at the ICC (International Criminal Court) Moot competition at Haque and has also published an article in the prestigious Columbia Journal of Transnational Law on the topic of prosecuting ISIS terrorist at international law courts.” 

Rhodes Scholarship Result 2017

List of the students get selected for the Rhodes Scholarship from all over the world for the year 2017 is given in the table below:

Name

Country

Dubai Abulhoul

United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Hashem Abu Sharma

Syria, Jordan, Lebanon & Palestine

Ahmed Ahmed

Minnesota

Diala Al Masri

Syria, Jordan, Lebanon & Palestine

Mohammad Alsharid

United Arab Emirates, Dubai

Nur Arafeh

Syria, Jordan, Lebanon & Palestine

Neria Aylward

Newfoundland

Iqbal Bhalla

India

Dhruv Bhatt

India

Hannah Carrese

Colorado

Joshua Carter

South Dakota

Karima Chiuri

Kenya

Cameron Clarke

Maryland/DC

Ellen Cliff

Queensland

Laura Courchesne

New Jersey

Oscar De Los Santos

Arizona

Mary Kavita Dominic

India

Alexis Doyle

California

Lilian Dube

Zimbabwe

Rebecca Duke

Victoria

Spencer Dunleavy

Pennsylvania

Jory Fleming

South Carolina

Lucinda Ford

Florida

Shakeba Foster

Jamaica

Aryn Frazier

Maryland/DC

Lewis Fry

New Zealand

Stephanie Gaglione

Ontario

Margot Gibson

New Zealand

Jordon Gifford Moore

South Australia

Aaron Gluck Thaler

Québec

Melissa Godin

British Columbia

Claire Gummo

Prairies

Shegufta Huma

Kansas

Lauren Jackson

Arkansas

Vanshaj Ravi Jain

India

Bede Jones

Tasmania

Mathew Jordon

Ontario

Olivia Klevorn

Illinois

Nancy Ko

New York

Nadav Lidor

Israel

Tania Loke

Malaysia

Chris Mclntyre

New Zealand

Pema McLaughlin

Oregon

Peter Merritt

Bermuda

Nicole Mihelson

California

Morgan Mohr

Indiana

Caylin Moore

California

Frank Mtumbuka

Malawi

Christian Nattiel

Florida

Jung Kian Ng

Malaysia

Richard O’ Halloran

Western Australia

Timur Ohloff

Germany

James Pavur

Georgia

Joshua Pickar

Massachusetts

Gauri Pillai

India

Yasmin Rafiei

Prairies

Noah Remnick

New York

Aaron Robertson

Michigan

Maayan Roichman

Israel

Meghan Shea

Pennsylvania

Malia Silber

Massachusetts

Kirk Smith

Oklahoma

Mikaila Smith

Texas

Guillaume Sylvain

Quebec

James Thorogood

Prairies

Pasquale Toscano

Ohio

Christiaan van der Walt

Paul Roos Gymnasium, Stellenbosch

Emily van Heerden

Herschel School, Cape Town

Maike van Niekerk

Maritimes

Sarah Waltcher

New Hampshire

Christa Watkins

Indiana

Tom Williamson

New South Wales

Anthony Wilder Wohns

Washington

Angela Yu

Maritimes


What is a Rhodes scholarship?

The Rhodes Scholarships are postgraduate awards supporting extraordinary brilliant students from all around the world to study at the University of Oxford. The scholarship covers all the university and college fees, a personal stipend and one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the scholarship, as well as an economy flight back to the student's home country at the conclusion of the scholarship.

How the students get selected for the Rhodes scholarship?

In the selection criteria of Rhodes scholarship, it is specifically mentioned that the truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy and protection of the weak etc. are the most important quality to get the Rhodes scholarship. Selection in each Rhodes constituency is by committees. In general, committees will select applicants of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service. 

What Vanshaj has to say on his winning of prestigious Rhodes scholarship?

Vanshaj said that “I will soon be travelling to Georgia for the Jean-Pictet Competition of International Humanitarian Law. It's a week-long program and involves activities like interview victims and other practical exercises.”The scholarship is tremendously important in that I'd get to spend 2-3 years studying international criminal law, a field no Indian has broken into.he added

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What Vice-Chancellor of NLSIU has to say?

Dr R Venkata Rao, vice chancellor of NLSIU says “Jain is one of our best students. His writing and debating skills are exceptional. It is a matter of great pride that this year too an NLSIU student has achieved this feat.”

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