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Marshall Scholarship

Scholarship Summary: Funding for graduate study in the UK in all fields. Competitive applicants are intellectually very strong and have significant leadership potential. Requires four outstanding letters of recommendation.
http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

Recommenders: Marshall Recommendation Advice (helpful resource from Reed College); Further Advice (from an experienced fellowship advisor, courtesy of Penn State, which includes samples)


NOTE FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS:Notre Dame students and alumni who are not citizens of the U.S. might consider the Chevening Scholarship. Please visit http://www.chevening.org for more information and contact CUSE National Fellowships so that we can discuss the application process.


What is the Marshall Scholarship?

This scholarship allows recipients to study for 1 or 2 years at any university (or universities) in the UK in any discipline. Selection is based on distinction of intellect and character as well as a potential to make a significant contribution to one’s own society. Candidates are evaluated on academic merit, leadership potential, and ambassadorial potential. Requires university endorsement.

Who can apply for the Marshall Scholarship?

Applicants must:

1. Be U.S. citizens
2. Have received their first undergraduate degree between April 2013 and September 2016
3. Have a GPA of at least 3.7

 

Important Dates
Date & Time
Location
Information Sessions
2/11/2015 @ 6pm
Montgomery Aud, LaFortune
2/12/2015 @ 3pm
CUSE (110 Brownson)
N/A
Priority Campus Application Deadline*
4/1/15 @ noon
 
Final Campus Application Deadline
8/4/15 @ noon

*Priority deadline applicants complete a shorter application and have access to summer mentoring opportunities.

All online sessions can be accessed at: https://www.youtube.com/user/NDFellowships

 

What are my next steps if I want to learn more and/or am thinking about applying?

1. Download the Information sheet (PDF).

2. Attend/view an information session and take note of the Campus Application deadlines (see above).

3. Complete this form if you intend to apply.

4a. For the April 1 deadline, download and complete the April 1 Campus Application (Word).
4b. If you have missed the April 1 deadline, please submit a current resume as an attachment to fellows@nd.edu with the subject "[Last Name, First Name] - Seeking August RMM Endorsement" if you would like to be considered to submit an application for the August 4 deadline. We will follow up with you as soon as possible.

5. Contact CUSE National Fellowships if you have questions.