See Dates & Deadlines page for schedule of information meeting.
Awarded by the British government as a means of expressing appreciation of the aid given to the British by the United States under the Marshall Plan. Scholars, the potential leaders, opinion-formers, and decision-makers in the US, gain an understanding and appreciation of British values and way of life.
Tuition, fees, residence and related costs and transportation to and from Britain are paid in four installments during the academic year (approximately $20,000).
Up to forty per year
Universities in the United Kingdom for 2 academic years with possible extension for a third.
U.S. citizen under 26 years of age, with a degree from a U.S. college at the time the scholarship begins. Recipient is required to take a degree at a British university. Preference is given to candidates who combine high academic ability with a capacity to play an active part in the British university which they attend. They are also expected to spend some of their vacation time in the United Kingdom. Applicants may apply in the region in which they live or work, or have attended college for at least 2 years. Minimum qualification for application is a 3.7 grade point average.
Deadlines (internal and external) for scholarships and fellowships listed on the Middlebury website can be found on the Dates and Deadlines page; external deadlines are also listed on program websites.
The Marshall Scholarship requires endorsement by Middlebury College in order for you to apply. This rule applies for alumni as well as seniors. To be nominated, there are two internal deadlines:
1. The first deadline is to submit a preliminary application by April 22, 2013. Submit in .pdf format to Annie Dolber (email@example.com) in the Student Fellowships office:
- Preliminary application forms for the Marshal Scholarship are available here.
- Banner Degree Progress Report
- Marshall application, including essays
- Submit a signed Fellowship Waiver and Permission Form.
The British Scholarships Committee at Middlebury will review preliminary applications and send back comments for summer revisions.
Note: letters of recommendation are NOT included in this stage of application.
2. The second internal deadline is to submit revised applications by Tuesday, September 3, 2013 (note this is before classes begin on May 9). Please submit your revised materials listed above, also in a pdf to firstname.lastname@example.org in the Fellowships office.
You must also call our office at x2455 or stop by ADK 109 to set up an interview time with the British Scholarships committee, who will interview all qualified applicants during the week of September 9, and endorse viable candidates as nominees.
If you are selected as a Marshall nominee, it is at this point that you would begin your on-line application and secure your letters of recommendation. We suggest you let your recommenders know in advance of the pending request.
Once nominated, applicants work with the fellowships office to prepare for final deadline of October 1, 2013.
Additional Marshall Scholarships in partnership with various British institutions, as well at the NIH and US Environmental Protection Agency: for doctoral study or, in the NIH case, supporting research specifically in bioscience, medicine, and related disciplines; in the USEPA case, for graduate degrees in physical, life, or systematic sciences, engineering, economics, social/behavioral sciences, urban/regional planning, communication science.
Amy Gibans McGlashan, Fellowship Adviser
Adirondack House 202