Marshall Scholarships finance young students of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom in a system of higher education recognized for its excellence. Founded by a 1953 Act of Parliament, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan conceived by General George C Marshall funds the Marshall Scholarships. They express the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts. As such, King’s College London is accepting applications for fully funded 2020 Marshall Scholarships.
The objectives of the Marshall Scholarships are:
As future leaders, with a lasting understanding of British society, Marshall Scholars strengthen the enduring relationship between the British and American peoples, their governments and their institutions. Moreover, Marshall Scholars are talented, independent and wide-ranging, and their time as Scholars enhances their intellectual and personal growth. Their direct engagement with Britain through its best academic programs contributes to their ultimate personal success. Moreover, Marshall Scholarship is generally tenable for one or two academic years.
The total value of a fully funded Marshall Scholarship varies according to the circumstances considering the place of residence, selected university, etc. of each Scholar. Moreover, the figure tends on average to be about £38,000 a year. This comprises:
To be eligible for a 2020 Marshall Scholarship, candidates must:
To apply for a Marshall Scholarship, an eligible candidate must fill out the online application form. The application form is available at the Marshall Scholarship website. Only, a completed application is valid for scholarship consideration. A completed application requires candidates to fill out all the details in the form.
After completing the online application, the candidates will submit it to their undergraduate institution for endorsement. The institution will add an additional endorsement letter before forwarding the final application. However, one should note that an undergraduate institution may only endorse up to 24 students.
The deadline to submit an application for the fully funded Marshall Scholarships is until 30 September 2019. After the deadline, the application is considered invalid.