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George C. Marshall Scholarship

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. The Scholarships are tenable at any British university and cover two years of study in any discipline, at either undergraduate or graduate level, leading to the award of a British University degree.

Eligibility: Open only to United States citizens who (by 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 (after freshman year) of 3.7. To qualify for awards tenable from October 2002, candidates must have graduated from their undergraduate college or university after April 1999 (although this restriction may be waived in the case of those wishing to read business studies or an allied subject).

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

Value: 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.

Number of Awards: Up to 40 Scholarships awarded annually.

Closing date: (For receipt of applications in appropriate regional centre in US) mid-October of year preceding tenure. Due Date: Early October.

For more information on the Marshall scholarship: www.marshallscholarship.org