If you are looking to study in UK with scholarship then read this post through. Because in this post, we will explain what is The Marshall Scholarships, its benefits and step by step application procedure.
The Marshall Scholarships is a fully funded undergraduate scholarship. This scholarship is offered by Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission, UK. Students from America are eligible to apply. About £38,000 a year is offered to American students entering first year in the Fall Term in any undergraduate degree program.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom. Up to 50 young Americans are selected each year to study a graduate degree at a UK university, in any field of study.
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.
- Level of Study: Undergraduate
- Institution(s): Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission
- Study in: UK
- Program Period: According to the selected Bachelor program.
- Deadline: September, 2021 (Opens in early June)
All programs except below list:
- Second BA/BSc (undergraduate) Degrees
- MBA (any university)
- MPhil Development Studies (University of Oxford)
- MSc/MFE Financial Economics (any university)
- MSc Global Health Science and Epidemiology (University of Oxford)
- MSc International Health and Tropical Medicine (University of Oxford)
- MSc Law and Finance (University of Oxford)
- MPP (Public Policy) (University of Oxford)
- Degrees leading to professional qualifications in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and law (these degrees typically take 5 years to complete)
- Degrees that require extended periods away from the University or the UK, including joint degrees with Universities not in the UK
- PGDip/Certificates in any subject
- Distance Learning Degrees
- Supervised research not leading to a degree qualification
- One year Marshall Scholarship candidates must be registered for degrees that are 12 months in duration. Courses that run for 10 months or less, ie where the course ends before August will not be funded on the one year Scholarship. Please check the university websites carefully for the duration of the degree in months. There are no exceptions to this regulation.
The Marshall Scholarships will provide the recipient with the following benefits:
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. This comprises:
- a personal allowance to cover residence and cost of living expenses at the rate of £1,110 per month
£1,362 for Scholars at Central London institutions);
- payment of tuition fees;
- fares to and from the United States;
- Claimable allowances totaling approximately £3,300:
- a grant for books;
- a grant for approved travel in connection with studies;
- payment of necessary daily expenses for travel between place of residence and place of study, provided the distance between the two is reasonable;
- a grant for the cost of preparation of any thesis submitted for examination, if required;
- shipping of property to and from the United States
Eligibility Criteria for The Marshall Scholarships
To qualify for The Marshall Scholarships, candidate must fulfill all of the following requirements below:
- Required Language: English.
- Eligible Countries: America
- The candidate be citizens of the United States of America (at the time they apply for a scholarship);
- The candidate (by the time they take up their scholarship ie September 2021) hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States;
- The candidate have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 on their undergraduate degree at the time of application (if the last grades the candidate received were Fall 2019 this GPA will be used).
- The candidate have graduated from their first undergraduate college or university after April 2018.
- The candidate not have studied for, or hold a degree or degreeequivalent qualification from a British University or GCSE or A level qualifications undertaken in the UK.
- Candidates are only allowed to apply for either the one year or the two year Marshall Scholarship. Any candidate found applying for both will automatically be disqualified.
How to Apply for The Marshall Scholarships?
Please follow the following application instructions to apply for The Marshall Scholarships:
- To apply, you must create an account.
- Full instructions on filling in the application form are available once you start the process of applying on-line.
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