Scholarships Merit-based Need-based
The Association of Commonwealth Universities

Marshall Scholarships

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Any
Disciplines
38000 GBP
Grant
United States
Location
24 Sep 2024
Application deadline

About

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Up to fifty Scholars are selected each year to study at graduate level at an UK institution in any field of study.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

£38,000 a year

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • living expenses
  • accommodation
  • travel expenses
  • other

Description

As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth. Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programmes contributes to their ultimate personal success.

 

Applicable programmes

Benefits

Up to 50 Scholarships awarded annually.

University fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.

The total value of a Marshall Scholarship varies according to the circumstances (place of residence, selected university, etc.) of each Scholar but the figure tends on average to be about £38,000 a year.

Eligibility

  • Be citizens of the United States of America (at the time they apply for a scholarship);
  • (By the time they take up their scholarship i.e. September 2023) hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States;
  • Have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 on their undergraduate degree at the time of application. They do not accept rounded GPA's.
  • Have graduated from their first undergraduate college or university after April 2020.
  • Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University or GCSE or A Levels taken at school in the UK.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

United States

Nationality

British

Study experience required

Bachelor

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

24 Sep 2024

Candidates may apply in one region only - either that in which they have their permanent home address or ordinary place of residence/employment, or that in which they are studying. Any candidate applying in more than one region will automatically be disqualified.

Candidates may apply for either the one year or two year Scholarship not both. Any candidate found applying for both will automatically be disqualified.

Candidates must submit their application on the online form provided. Applications must be endorsed by the President, Provost, or Academic Dean of the applicant's US educational undergraduate institution. The online application must be submitted and authorised by a designated member of staff at the applicant's educational institution.  Please note permission must be sought to be endorsed by your graduate institution.

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