Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Rhodes and Marshall Scholarships

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, contact Francis DuVinage at duvinage@umd.edu for an individual appointment to learn more about the Rhodes and Marshall scholarships. Students in any class year and major are welcome to be in touch.

You may also learn more by visiting 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, you must be a US citizen; a current Junior, graduating Senior, or recent grad; and have a GPA of 3.7 or higher. Permanent residents may be eligible for Rhodes Scholarships. Other eligibility requirements specific to the Rhodes and Marshall programs are detailed on their websites.
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. 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