Rhodes Scholarship – Nicholas Carverhill (Class of 2017)
Yale-NUS College Class of 2017 student Nicholas Carverhill, 22, has been selected as a 2018 Rhodes Scholar. The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award given to exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford, with the aim of nurturing public-spirited leaders of the future.
Mr Carverhill, from Saskatoon, Canada, studied Urban Studies and Global Affairs at Yale-NUS College. He has worked with Rohingya Muslims in Bangkok, volunteered with injured migrant workers in Singapore, and spent a summer supporting the recruitment of teachers for northern Indigenous communities in Canada.
On receiving the Rhodes Scholarship, Mr Carverhill said, “I am immensely grateful for the opportunity to further my studies in a programme dedicated to service-oriented education. I am proud to represent Yale-NUS College, and the many other communities that have made it possible to receive this scholarship—it is the investment that others have made in me that truly made it possible.”