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Marshall Scholarships

Scholarship Website

UH Campus Preferred Deadline: June 4, 2018
UH Campus Deadline: September 28, 2018
National Deadline: October 1, 2018 (5:00pm CST)

Up to 40 scholarships are awarded annually to students who have the potential to excel as scholars and as leaders in their field. Assessment will be based on academic merit, demonstration of leadership, and ambassadorial potential.

Important Notes:
Candidates must be nominated by the Office of Undergraduate Research to apply. Contact Dr. Ben Rayder for more information.

Eligible candidates should:
  • Be U.S. citizens at the time they apply for a scholarship and have earned their first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the U.S.
  • Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence, leadership abilities, and concern for the greater good.
  • Have at least a 3.7 cumulative gpa.
To Apply:
  1. Review the information and instructions online.
  2. Schedule an appointment to meet with a representative from the Office of Undergraduate Research
  3. At the meeting:
    • Plan to provide the names of four (4) letter writers.
    • Bring in a résumé listing awards, honors, activities, research, jobs, service, leadership, hobbies, etc. 

Resources for Identifying UK Graduate Programs:

Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 Results - Assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

Prospects - Listing of UK graduate postgraduate courses by ranking.


Contact Dr. Ben Rayder if you’re interested in applying for this scholarship.