Kashmiri law student gets Rhodes scholarship


Srinagar, Sameer Rashid Bhat, a Kashmiri law student at the Gujarat National Law University, has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes scholarship 2018 to study a post-graduate course in law for a year at the Oxford University, alongside another lawyer and two other non-law students.

Rhodes scholars are chosen after a rigorous three-step process. The Rhodes scholarship entitles recipients to study a subject of their choice at the Oxford University for at least a year.According to a statement, Sameer is the first student from Kashmir to get the Rhodes scholarship. He is also the first from his university to make it to the prestigious community of the Rhodes Scholars.