April 21, 2021

Interested in pursuing graduate study and/or research at a university in the UK or Ireland? 

Consider applying for UW nomination to compete for scholarship support through the RhodesMarshallMitchellChurchill and/or Gates Cambridge scholarships. These scholarships fund graduate studies/research at universities in England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland.

Students and alumni interested in being considered for UW nomination should start exploring their options well in advance of the campus deadline and plan to apply for UW nomination by June 21 (nomination is not required for Gates Cambridge). The current application cycle is for those hoping to start their graduate studies in the UK or Ireland in fall 2022.

·       UW application for those interested in being considered for nomination. Deadline: June 21, 2021

·       Marshall Scholarship information session: Wed., April 21, 2:00pm. Join us for a deep dive into the Marshall Scholarships. We will be joined by Mr. Robin Twyman, Consul (Business and Government Affairs) in the UK Government Office in Seattle, and several Marshall Scholar alumni. These fantastic guest speakers will share details about the scholarship program, application process, and experiences studying in the UK as Marshall Scholars:

·            Dr. David Ginger, Alvin L. and Verla R. Kwiram Endowed Professor of Chemistry, UW

·            Stacey Kowal, Principal Researcher, Genentech Health Policy and Systems Research team

·            Rebecca Boslough, Executive Director for the Montana Association of Conservation Districts

·       Global Fellowships Prep: These scholarships are included in UW’s Global Fellowships Prep advising. Interested students/alumni are encouraged to register for GFP to connect with resources to explore options in the UK, Ireland, and around the world.

·       Meet with a scholarship adviser: Students are strongly encouraged to begin this process early, to start brainstorming, exploring graduate program options in the UK and elsewhere, discuss options with mentors, and more. Robin Chang in the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards (OMSFA) is the point-of-contact for UW undergrads and bachelor’s alumni with questions about these scholarships, the UW nomination process, or who are looking for additional information.