Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships: Apply Now!

Do you have an outstanding record of academic and research accomplishment? Do you have exceptional public service and leadership experiences? Do you have a strong, focused interest in graduate studies? Do you aspire to make a difference in the world?

If you believe you have these strengths and aims, and would like to learn more about competing for a chance to spend 2 years studying at a major university in the United Kingdom, plan to attend one of our Rhodes and Marshall scholarship information workshops – students in any class year or major are welcome to attend:

Wednesday, February 27 at 12 noon– at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP toduvinage@umd.edu
Thursday, February 28 at 4 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to duvinage@umd.edu
Friday, March 1 at 4 pm – at 2403 Marie Mount Hall – RSVP to duvinage@umd.edu

Very interested but can’t attend a workshop? Send a message to duvinage@umd.edu to arrange an alternate time. You may also visit the Rhodes website here:http://www.rhodesscholar.org/ and the Marshall website here:http://www.marshallscholarship.org/

The Rhodes and Marshall scholarships are among the best known and most prestigious scholarship opportunities open to rising seniors, graduating seniors and recent graduates of the University of Maryland, College Park. Each provides full support for 2 years of graduate study in the UK.

ELIGIBILITY: Generally, to apply you must be a US citizen; a current Junior, graduating Senior, or recent grad; and have a min. GPA of 3.7 – other eligibility requirements specific to the Rhodes and Marshall programs are detailed on their websites – Nomination is required for the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships.

NOMINATION PROCESS: To apply for a Rhodes or Marshall scholarship you must be nominated by the UK Post-Graduate Fellowships Committee of the University of Maryland, College Park. To be considered for nomination candidates must submit complete nomination applications to scholarships@umd.edu no later than August 15. Details of the nomination application requirements will be presented at the workshops listed above and may also be requested by writing to duvinage@umd.edu