preferred deadline: April 13, 2012
UIC Marshall final deadline: August 22, 2012
National Marshall application deadline: October 1, 2012
Notes: Candidates must be nominated by UIC, and
may not apply directly. UIC students interested in
applying should contact the Office of Special Scholarship
Programs for more information about the application process.
PLEASE DOWNLOAD AND READ INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING THROUGH UIC IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants must be U.S. citizens, hold a bachelor's degree
by the time study in the UK would begin, and have at least
a 3.7/4.0 GPA. Candidates must apply 2 years or less after
completion of their bachelor's degree.
it is recommended that applicants have extensive university
and community involvement, demonstrated leadership and scholarship,
and have a good rationale for their study in the UK.
Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability
to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. The Scholarships
were founded by an Act of Parliament in 1953 and commemorate
the humane ideals of the European Recovery Programme (The
Marshall Plan). They are funded by the British government.
Up to 40
Marshall Scholarships are awarded each year. They are tenable
at any British university and cover two years of study in
any discipline, at either the undergraduate or graduate level,
leading to the award of a British university degree. Candidates
are invited to indicate two preferred universities, although
the Marshall Commission reserves the right to decide on the
final placement. Expressions of interest in studying at universities
other than Oxford or Cambridge are particularly welcome.
generally pays 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.
applications to: all candidates must be nominated by UIC. Please see Important Notes section above.
information on how to apply for the Marshall