Education: Want To Go to Oxford?

Oxford has seen no new Rhodes scholars since 1939. The £2,000,000 that Empire Builder Cecil John Rhodes left Oxford* in 1902 has piled up interest during the war. Unable to elect the usual 68 scholars a year (32 from the U.S., 34 from British colonies and dominions, two from Germany), Rhodes's trustees have saved up for a scholarship spending spree.

Last week the Rhodes trustees issued first call for new applicants—to be chosen in December 1946. This time, besides the 32 regular scholarships, there will be 32 more for those who have seen war service (in the armed forces, war plants, or...