National Fellowships

Marshall Scholarship

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Campus Deadline: September 4, 2015
Final Deadline: October 1, 2015 (online and in hard copy)

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Founded by an Act of Parliament in 1953, the scholarships commemorate the humane ideals of the European Recovery Program, and are an expression of thanks from the British people to America for the Marshall Plan. The objectives of the scholarship are:

In appointing Scholars the selectors look for distinction of intellect and character, as evidenced both by their scholastic attainments and by their other activities and achievements. Preference is given to candidates who display a potential to make a significant contribution to their own society. Selectors also look for strong motivation and seriousness of purpose, including the presentation of a specific and realistic academic program.

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