Marshall Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship

Deadlines: (internal/Tuesday after Labor Day - External/See Website) 

Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in the United Kingdom.


To be eligible for a Marshall Scholarship, candidates must:

•be citizens of the United States of America (at the time they apply for a scholarship);

•(by the time they take up their scholarship) hold their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States;

•have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 (or A-) on their undergraduate degree. (Exceptions will be considered only on the specific recommendation of the sponsoring college.)

•not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University.

Degrees not funded under the Marshall Scholarship:

 •Second BA/BSc (undergraduate) Degrees


•MPhil Development Studies (University of Oxford)

•MSc/MFE Financial Economics

•MSc Global Health Science (University of Oxford)

•MPP (Public Policy) (University of Oxford)

•Degrees leading to professional qualifications in medicine, dentistry, veterinary science and law (these degrees typically take 5 years to complete)

•Degrees that require extended periods away from the University or the UK, including joint degrees with Universities not in the UK

•Supervised research not leading to a degree qualification

•One year Marshall Scholarship candidates must be registered for degrees that are 12 months in duration. Courses that run for 10 months or less, ie where the course ends before August will not be funded on the one year Scholarship. Please check the university websites carefully for the duration of the degree in months. There are no exceptions to this regulation.

Department of External and Competitive Scholarship
Chase Hall, First Floor Room 102 
1000 Holt Avenue - 2749
Winter Park, FL 32789-4499
Tel: 407.646.2346
Fax: 407.6462479