Keasbey Scholarship

Middlebury is eligible to nominate candidates for the Fall 2015 application cycle.

PURPOSE
To promote Anglo-American relations; to provide Americans with an opportunity to study in the British university system.

AWARD
Support for one or two years of study  (a second BA degree, MPhil or MSt) at selected institutions (listed below).  Direct payment to the  institution involved to cover tuition and other fixed charges; a cost-of-living stipend paid to the Scholar to cover board, lodging, and general subsistence; an allowance for travel between the United States and Great Britain. Living stipend commesurate with Rhodes Schoalar stipend.

NUMBER OFFERED

Middlebury is invited to submit up to two nominations, in a three-year cycle.  Two Keasbey Scholars selected annually.

FIELDS OF STUDY
Unspecified; limited only by the offerings at the universities involved.

TENABLE AT

Graduate study or second B.A. at
Oxford 
Cambridge
University of Edinburgh
University College of Wales at Aberystwyth

ELIGIBILITY
Seniors (graduating in February or May) with a 3.7 or higher GPA who are US citizens and unmarried.  The successful candidates will demonstrate academic excellence, active participation in extracurricular activities, leadership abilities, and personal promise. Keasbey scholarships may not be deferred, and candidates for the Keasbey may not hold another graduate-level scholarship or grant.

DEADLINES
Nomination Application deadline is April 15, 2015. Final application deadline is in November. Interviews take place on Friday, December 4, 2015.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

Submit an application for nomination by April 15. nomination_app_for_british_scholarship.doc

Candidates for nomination will be interviewed in late April. Nominees will be selected by early September.

Nominees should prepare application materials outlined in the documents below. Note that there is no specified essay length, but approximately 1000 words or between 2-3.5 pages is acceptable.

Keasbey Application Instructions and Information 2015.pdf

Keasbey Cover Sheet 2015.pdf

CONTACT
Lisa Gates, Dean for Fellowships and Research
Davis Family Library 225G
802-443-3183

Resources for study at the institutions available:

Oxford 
Cambridge
University of Edinburgh
University College of Wales at Aberystwyth

Resources for study in Great Britain:

UK College Admissions Service