Local youth named Rhodes Scholar

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Paul Manning, a Canning native, was recently named one of two recipients of a 2013 Rhodes Scholarship, which will allow him to study at Oxford University in the United Kingdom. - Submitted

Canning resident Paul Manning, currently a fourth-year Bachelor of Science student at Dalhousie's agricultural campus in Truro, has been selected as a Rhodes Scholar to represent the Maritime Provinces for 2013.


The scholarships are awarded throughout the Commonwealth, and in the United States and Germany. The scholarship provides for all expenses for travel to and study at Oxford University for two years, with an option for a third year.  The current value of the scholarship is in excess of $100,000.


Manning intends to pursue a Masters degree in Zoology while in Oxford.


For the full interview with Manning, see the Dec. 4 edition of The Advertiser.

Organizations: Oxford University

Geographic location: Truro, Maritime Provinces, United States Germany Oxford

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