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Attention Rising Seniors! Scholarship Opportunities to study in the United Kingdom or Ireland!

Do you want to pursue your graduate degree in the United Kingdom or Ireland for free?  Then, check out these scholarship opportunities for full financial support to pursue a degree in the United Kingdom and Ireland!

  1. Gates Cambridge – Scholarships are available for a postgraduate degree in any subject at the University of Cambridge. Eligible students are any citizens outside the UK and have academic excellence, leadership potential, commitment to improving the lives of others, and a good academic fit with Cambridge. National Deadline: October 12, 2017.  Application opens:  September 5, 2017
  1. Marshall ScholarshipFinance young Americans of high ability to study for a graduate degree in a United Kingdom institution in any field of study. Eligible students are U.S. Citizens and GPA 3.7 or above.  Campus Deadline:  September 20, 2017.  National Deadline: October 2, 2017.  The Application for the 2018 Marshall Scholarships will be available in late spring 2017.
  1. The Rhodes ScholarshipThe oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world. The scholarship provides full financial support to study at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. Scholars are chosen for their outstanding scholarly achievements, their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead.  Application is available each year in early July and due early October.  Please see Bruce Pourciau for more information. 
  1. The George J. Mitchell Scholarship – Provides tuition, accommodation, a stipend for living expenses and travel for one academic year of postgraduate study in any discipline offered by institutions of higher learning in Ireland (study in Northern Ireland is not currently an option through the Mitchell Scholarship). Potential students are U.S. citizens and have documented evidence of significant achievement in academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to community and public service.  Application Deadline: September 29, 2017.  2018-2019 Application Is Now Open!

Since Lawrence starts fall term relatively late, it is best to find out information and start preparing for these fellowship applications over the summer to meet the campus and national deadlines in the fall, if you are interested in any of these scholarships.  Please contact Kia Thao in Chapman Hall, 209, for questions and guidance through the process.