Marshall Scholarship

Dates and Deadlines

Pre-application deadline:
May 15, 2017

Campus application deadline:
August 23, 2017

Scholarship application deadline:
October 2, 2017


Marshall Scholars receive the full cost of university tuition and fees, a living expense, book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grant, travel to and from the United States, and a contribution towards a dependent spouse (where applicable) for up to 3 years of academic study at a university of the students choosing in the United Kingdom.


  1. U.S. Citizen
  2. Cumulative GPA of 3.7 or greater
  3. Be a senior and plan to graduate in the current academic year, or have graduated within the previous 2 years.
  4. Must apply and be accepted into a Master’s program at an eligible university in the United Kingdom.

Candidate Profile

Applicants should be intellectually distinguished students from any field of study with a desire to learn about and study in the United Kingdom. Applicants should have substantial achievements to go along with excellent academics. Applicants should have 4 letters of recommendation. At least two of these must come from faculty.

Applicants should have a desire to gain an understanding and appreciation for contemporary Britain, to contribute to Britain’s academic excellence, and to act as ambassadors from the United States to the United Kingdom in order to strengthen British-American understanding.

Applicants should research programs at universities in the United Kingdom and select those that are the strongest fit for their field of study to have a truly competitive application. 

Scholarship Website

Campus Procedure

Applicants must be endorsed by UC Davis for their application to be considered.  A campus interview will be conducted for all applicants who meet the qualifying criteria to determine who will receive campus endorsements. UC Davis will only endorse students who the committee feels have a legitimate chance of winning the Marshall scholarship.

To be considered for campus endorsement, applicants need to submit completed copies of the following documents to the Undergraduate and Prestigious Scholarship Office at

  1. Marshall Scholarship Preliminary Application (pdf) 
  2. Applicant Profile
  3. Marshall online aplication