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Third UAB Student Named Rhodes Scholar

  • November 24, 2014
Ameen Barghi of the University of Alabama at Birmingham was elected to the Rhodes scholar Class of 2015 on Saturday. He is one of 32 outstanding U.S. students who will start their all-expenses-paid, graduate educations at Oxford University next fall.
ameen barghi sizedAmeen Barghi of the University of Alabama at Birminghamwas elected to the Rhodes scholar Class of 2015 on Saturday. He is one of 32 outstanding U.S. students who will start their all-expenses-paid, graduate educations at Oxford University next fall.

Barghi is the third UAB student since 2000 named as a Rhodes scholar.

The 2015 competition began with a pool of 877 applicants nominated by their colleges and universities across the nation. On Saturday, 256 of those students were interviewed in groups of 16 in 16 separate districts. Two winners were chosen from each group.