This process is separate from applying for the Marshall Scholarships.Funding details: the award covers 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 Eligibility: U. citizens only 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 (no exceptions; this refers to the AC grade point average, not including grades from a previous institution).
Applicants intending to study for only one year should be able to justify why the shorter stay is necessary to their future goals.
For candidates in bioscience, medicine and related disciplines, there is a special category of awards funded jointly by the Marshall Commission and the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, called the NIH Marshall Scholarships.
During early September, all candidates will be interviewed by the campus Committee on Student Fellowships, who will decide whom to endorse as AC nominees to Marshall.
Endorsed candidates will revise application materials as advised, then finally submit their applications by September 23rd.
(Please save your original copy on a Word document so that you can easily print it onto letterhead for this stage.) Foundation website: Deadlines: see application timelines Questions?
Christine Overstreet, Director of Fellowships212 Converse Hall, 413-542-2536, [email protected] Mc Clintock, Fellowships Specialist213 Converse Hall, 413-542-5079, [email protected]: Office of Fellowships, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002; Fax: 413-542-8555 Amherst's most recent Marshall Scholar is Dakota Foster '18 in 2017.
Recommenders will recieve an email invitation from the Marshall Scholarship Embark Application system providing a link and instructions for submitting the letter.
Please address your letter to the Marshall Scholarship Selection Committee.
Through their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programs, Scholars will enhance their intellectual and personal growth, contributing to their ultimate success Award description: The Marshall Scholarships fund one to two years of study in any field at one or more British universities.
Grantees may pursue two successive one-year master’s programs, one two year master’s program, or the first two years of a Ph D (with the possibility of a third year extension).