This process is separate from applying for the Marshall Scholarships.
Funding details: the award covers university fees, cost of living expenses, annual book grant, thesis grant, research and daily travel grants, fares to and from the United States and, where applicable, a contribution towards the support of a dependent spouse Eligibility: U. citizens only who (at the time they take up their Scholarship) hold a first degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States with a minimum GPA of 3.7 (no exceptions; this refers to the AC grade point average, not including grades from a previous institution).
During early September, all candidates will be interviewed by the campus Committee on Student Fellowships, who will decide whom to endorse as AC nominees to Marshall.
Endorsed candidates will revise application materials as advised, then finally submit their applications by September 23rd.
The Director will attach endorsement letters to these applications, and submit them to Marshall by the final deadline.
Endorsements: Amherst may endorse up to 24 candidates.
As you craft your letter, you may find helpful our suggestions for writers of recommendation letters.
Format and submission: Please submit your letter by August 28, 2019, so that the Committee on Student Fellowships can review it along with the candidate's other application materials.
Conor Clarke '08 was a Marshall winner; recent finalists include Jacob Witten ’14, Dylan Vasey ’14, Kyra Ellis-Moore ’15, Ned Kleiner '16, Siraj Sindhu '17, and Dustin Tran '18.
Spring 2017 British and Irish Scholarships Info Session The Marshall Scholarship Program provides the opportunity for graduate study in the U. to 40 intellectually distinguished young Americans. The program was created to honor the ideals of the Marshall Plan, which aided the recovery of Europe after World War II.