Marshall Scholarship

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    The Two Year Marshall Scholarship is tenable for two academic years (ie 22 months), but may be extended by the Commission, though not beyond the end of a third academic year. Third-year extensions are granted by the Commission on a limited basis, for strong academic reasons, subject to the availability of funds. In addition, thanks to the generous support of the following Universities:

    • Up to three third-year extensions may be granted by the University of Oxford to those pursuing a doctorate at Oxford.

    • Up to two third-year extensions may be granted by the University of St Andrews to those pursuing a doctorate at St Andrews.

    The One Year Marshall Scholarship is tenable for one academic year (ie 12 months) and cannot be extended.

    Eligibility

    Open only to United States citizens who (at the time they take up their Scholarship) hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3.7. To qualify for awards tenable from October 2016, candidates must have graduated from their undergraduate college or university after April 2013.

    NB: Persons already studying for or holding a British degree or degree-equivalent qualification are not eligible to apply for a Marshall Scholarship.

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    Benefits

    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.

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