Pennsylvania can claim three of this year's 32 Rhodes Scholars.
The scholarship trust announced the recipients early Sunday. They were picked from 769 applicants endorsed by 207 colleges and universities nationwide.
Three of the winners either live in Pennsylvania, or go to school in the state.
Caitlin E. Mullarkey, of Wilmington, Del., attends Swarthmore College in suburban Philadelphia.
Abigail P. Seldin, of Tierra Verde, Fla., attends the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.
York resident Gregory E. Lippiatt attends the Virginia Military Institute.
The students will enter Oxford University in England next October. The scholarships provide two or three years of study.
The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes Scholars for 2009, listed by geographic region:
David L. V. Bauer, Bronx, N.Y., City College of New York
R. Jisung Park, Shelton, Conn., Columbia University
Caitlin E. Mullarkey, Wilmington, Del., Swarthmore College
Abigail P. Seldin, Tierra Verde, Fla., University of Pennsylvania
Scott M. Moore, Louisville, Ky., Princeton University
Anthony Chase Palisch, Calvert City, Ky., Centre College
Aisha I. Saad, Cary, N.C., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Alia Whitney-Johnson, Leicester, N.C., MIT
Julia Parker Goyer, Birmingham, Ala., Duke University
Myron L. Rolle, Princeton, N.J., Florida State University
Stephen J. Hammer, Carrollton, Texas, Princeton
Malorie N. Snider, Friendswood, Texas, Harvard University
Lucas M. Brown, Leesburg, Va., Oberlin College
Gregory E. Lippiatt, York, Pa., Virginia Military Institute
Sarah B. Kleinman, Indianapolis, Ind., Stanford University
Anna Yermakova, Buffalo Grove, Ill., Northwestern University
Vincent M. Hofer, Franklin, Kan., Kansas State University
Shadrack T. White, Sandersville, Miss., University of Mississippi
Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed, Ann Arbor, Mich., University of Michigan
Brian J. Krohn, Cloquet, Minn., Augsburg College
Noelle R. Lopez, Tucson, Ariz., Santa Clara University
Jarrad M. Aguirre, Centennial, Colo., Yale University
Lindsay M. Whorton, Independence, Mo., Drake University
Ashley L. Nord, Rapid City, S.D., University of Minnesota
Mallory A. Dwinal, Gig Harbor, Wash., Northwestern
Kyle Q. Haddad-Fonda, Issaquah, Wash., Harvard
Scott W. Hugo, Alamo, Calif., University of California, Los Angeles
Christopher D. Joseph, Santa Barbara, Calif., UCLA