Marshall Scholarship


Awarded by the British government in recognition of the aid given to the British by the United States under the Marshall Plan. Supports a one or two years degree program (typically MA with possible extension for PhD) at university in UK.

Tuition, fees, residence and related costs and transportation to and from Britain.

Up to forty per year


Universities in the United Kingdom

Additional Marshall Scholarships in partnership with various British institutions, as well at the NIH and US Environmental Protection Agency.

U.S. citizen under 26 years of age, with BA prior to beginning of  scholarship. Recipient is required to take a degree at a British university. Minimum GPA: 3.7.

Criteria for the Marshall are listed in three categories: Academic, Leadership, and Ambassadorial.  Students MUST demonstrate interest in US-UK relations and engaging in British culture and politics, in addition to being outstanding scholars and leaders. Marshall criteria and related questions can be found here

Nomination application deadline is April 15, Marshall application deadline is October 1.

The Marshall Scholarship requires nomination by Middlebury College in order to apply. To be nominated:

1. Submit a nomination application by April 15, 2016 to

Note: letters of recommendation are NOT included in this stage of application.

The British Scholarships committee will interview qualified applicants in late April and select nominees.

2. Once nominated, applicants work with the fellowships adviser to prepare for the final submission deadline (October 1).

Dean Lisa Gates, Associate Dean for Fellowships and Research
Library 225G

Will Motley'06, Marshall Scholar, is happy to talk with potential applicants about the Marshall and graduate study in the UK. Contact Will at

Marshall Scholarship