Scholarships Available!:: Get help paying for Graduate School:: Deadline Tuesday April 14!

12 Mar

UW Campus Nomination Deadline: Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Winston Churchill Scholarship,
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship
The Marshall Scholarship
The George Mitchell Scholarship for Study in Ireland
The American and Canadian Rhodes Scholarship Programs

We are writing to ask your assistance in distributing information to eligible students who might be interested in learning about and applying to six highly competitive and prestigious fellowship opportunities for study in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland – the Winston Churchill, the Gates Cambridge, the Marshall, the George Mitchell, and the American and Canadian Rhodes Scholarship Programs.

Eligible Applicants for the 2009 application year should:

1) Have plans to obtain a baccalaureate degree between now and August 2010,

2) Be a U.S. Citizen at the application time — International students can apply for the Rhodes (via country) and Gates Cambridge,

3) Have a 3.7 GPA,

4) Have a proven intellectual and academic qualities of a high standard but not in isolation — Applicants should have a strong extracurricular profile, as well as personal characteristics that demonstrate a potential for future leadership.

5) There are age limits for Mitchell (29 or younger) and Rhodes (23 or younger) on October 1 of application year.

We are available provide additional information to students, faculty and staff. There are also faculty and staff connected with the process—including former Rhodes and Marshall Scholars—who are also willing to talk with students about these programs and about the strengths of the universities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

The spring UW campus nomination application deadline is Tuesday, April 14, 2009. The campus nomination application can be accessed from the procedures section on each six scholarship pages at the following URL:

https://www.washington.edu/students/ugrad/scholar/scholarships/national

Please help us encourage talented and qualified candidates explore the opportunities these fellowships provide. Women, men and students of diverse backgrounds should be strongly encouraged to apply. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, comments and/or concerns.

Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards, 120 Mary Gates Hall

Mona Pitre-Collins — mpitre@u.washington.edu

Robin Chang — robinc@u.washington.edu

Scholarship Information:

· Winston Churchill Scholarship provides full support for one year of graduate study in engineering, mathematics, or the natural sciences at Churchill College, Cambridge University in England.

· Gates Cambridge Scholarship provides one, two or three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University in England. Note: Students interested in this scholarship must apply directly to and be accepted to Cambridge University before they are referred to the Foundation for consideration.

· Marshall Scholarship provides full support for two years of study in any discipline at any university in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

· George Mitchell Scholarship provides full support for one year of graduate study in any discipline at one of the seven universities in the Republic of Ireland or the two universities in Northern Ireland.

· American and Canadian Rhodes Scholarship provides full support for two years of study in any discipline at Oxford University in England. Note: The Gates Cambridge, Marshall and Rhodes scholarships provides enough funding to complete a graduate degree.

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