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Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study a degree in the United Kingdom in a system of higher education recognized for its excellence. Founded by a 1953 Act of Parliament, Marshall Scholarships are mainly funded by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan conceived by General George C. Marshall. They express the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts.
The objectives of the Marshall Scholarships are to:
Need help choosing a course of study in the UK? Please visit this helpful resource: Postgraduate Study in the UK.
In appointing Scholars, the selection committee will look for candidates who have the potential to excel as scholars, as leaders, and as contributors to improved UK-US understanding. Assessment will be based on academic merit (3.7-4.0 average GPA), leadership potential, and ambassadorial potential. For more information, please visit Criteria.
The Marshall Scholarship application requires a university interview and endorsement letter. Please contact LeAnn Adam to discuss your interest in applying.
Application opens: Late Spring, 2021
OSU Campus Deadline: August 23, 2021
OSU Campus Interview: September tbd, 2021
Marshall National Deadline: September 28, 2021
Marshall Finalist Interviews: Wednesday and Thursday before Thanksgiving
OSU Coordinator for National and Global Scholarships Advising