Barrett grad Shantel Marekera named Rhodes Scholar

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December 20, 2018

Shantel Marekera, a 2018 Barrett Honors College graduate, has been awarded the 2019 Rhodes Scholarship, a prestigious award that will allow her to study at the University of Oxford in England.

Shantel Marekera



Marekera is the second Rhodes Scholar in three years from Arizona State University, which had not previously had a Rhodes Scholar for almost 20 years, said Kyle Mox, director of the Lorraine W. Frank Office of National Scholarship Advisement (ONSA).

ONSA, which is located in the Barrett Honors College Tempe complex, coordinates the university nomination and preparation processes for ASU students applying for the Rhodes and dozens of other nationally and internationally competed scholarships.

Read more about Marekera, her accomplishments and plans to study at Oxford.




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