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British Marshall Scholarship (UK)

Award: Tuition and living/travel expenses at a British university. Travel to and from the US.

Number of awards: up to 50 (most of these are two-year awards); UC San Diego can endorse up to 24 applications per year and these nominees must exhibit the qualities of a Marshall Scholar -- academic merit, leadership potential, and ambassadorial potential (equally weighted for the application). 

Candidates are invited to indicate two preferred universities, although the Marshall Commission reserves the right to decide on final placement.


UC San Diego Deadline for university endorsement: mid-September

Agency deadline for nomination submission: end of September


U.S. citizen (at the time of application)

Will have graduated from a university with a bachelor's degree after April 2018 and before September 2021 

3.7 undergraduate GPA minimum (3.9+ preferred) at the time of application. Rounded GPAs not accepted.

Three letters of recommendation and a letter of endorsement from the university

Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University or GCSE or A Levels taken at school in the UK.

Strong evidence of leadership qualities, academic merit, and ambassadorial potential (equally weighted)

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British Marshall Scholarship (UK)

The British Marshall Scholarship (UK) requires an endorsement from the UC San Diego Institutional Advisor. It is recommended that applicants review the requirements and meet with the institutional advisor before applying. Please contact URH staff member, Dr. Sophia Tsai, for more information about applying to this scholarship (see contact info below).

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Contact: Dr. Sophia Tsai
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