Marshall EPA Scholarship

 


Please consult the program website to confirm details, including applicable deadlines.

Program Purpose: 
Named in honor of the U.S. Secretary of State George Marshall, Marshall Scholarships commemorate the humane ideals of the Marshall Plan and the continuing gratitude of the British people to their American counterparts. Marshall Scholarships finance young Americans of high ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom.
Program Description: 
Funded by Marshall Commission and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, up to 3 talented individuals with strong backgrounds in environmentally relevant sciences are selected each year to receive up to 5 years of graduate education assistance. The first 2 years are supported through a Marshall Scholarship to a university in Great Britain. EPA-Marshall Scholars receive up to 3 additional years of support towards a doctoral degree, either in England or the U.S.
Supported Fields: 
Applicants must be pursuing a graduate degree in one of the following fields: physical, life or systematic sciences, engineering and technology, economics, social and behavioral sciences, urban and regional planning, communication sciences.
Program Benefits: 
The Scholarship provides university fees, cost of living expenses, an annual book grant, a thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, when applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
Application Process: 
To be eligible, applicants must first be selected as Marshall Scholars, applying in the usual way. Applications are made in one of 8 regions in the U.S. Candidates may apply in one region only – either that in which they have their permanent home address or that in which they are studying.
Applicant Profile: 
The Scholarship provides university fees, cost of living expenses, an annual book grant, a thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, when applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse.
Eligibility: 
Senior or alumnus within two years of receiving bachelor's degree. There are no age restrictions for this program and married persons may apply.
Selection Criteria: 
The proposed program of study must be relevant to environmental protection, restoration or stewardship, environmental public health, or ecosystem health. Preference will be given to applicants whose work emphasizes global environmental problems, international collaborative approaches to environmental problem solving, technology exchange programs, or improving international dialogue on the environment.
Citizenship: 
U.S. citizens only
Program Deadline: 
The national deadline, circa 10.1.11, does not directly apply to students, who must apply for nomination through the University by the campus deadline.
University Deadline: 
Completed applications must be submitted to SF State's fellowship advisor
How To Apply: 
This program requires institutional nomination. Students may not apply directly to the foundation or program. Instead, applicants must apply through the University by the campus deadline. Please note that University nomination is not guaranteed. Applicants are encouraged to work with the fellowship advisor well in advance of the internal deadline to perfect their application essays and other materials.