This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at King's College, University of Cambridge and will be for two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded an King's College Cambridge Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at King's College, Cambridge only.

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Winners of King's College Cambridge Marshall Scholarship


Nathaniel Sharpe
US University: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

NathanielSharpeNate Sharpe, of Canton, Massachusetts, will graduate from MIT in June 2009 with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. He plans to pursue an MPhil in Engineering for Sustainable Development at Cambridge University, and is excited about making the world a better place through engineering. At MIT he was a pole vaulter on the varsity track team and captained both the indoor and outdoor track teams as a senior. He is a world renowned juggler and performer, having won medals and awards at various international festivals and competitions.


Samuel Bjork
US University: Harvard University

SamuelBjorkA native of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Samuel Bjork will graduate with a degree in Chemistry from Harvard. In three years of research, he has explored ethanol production in a novel microbe, methods of probing the biological activity of small molecules, and alternate genetic systems capable of encoding biological information. On a leave from Harvard, he helped establish an HIV educational program for primary and secondary school teachers in Botswana. Samuel played violin in the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra for three years and has written for several Harvard publications. He also enjoys teaching, traveling, and working with film.


Joshua Lupton
US University: University of Oregon

Josh Lupton

Joshua Lupton, a resident of Oregon, will graduate in June 2011 from the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon with a double major in Biology and Human Physiology. Josh volunteers at a non-profit clinic, is president of the University of Oregon Pre-medical Society, and researches in a neuroscience laboratory on campus. As a Marshall Scholar, Josh will pursue an MPhil degree in Biological science at the University of Cambridge. During his second year in the United Kingdom, Josh will study public health before returning to the United States to enter medical school.

Benjamin Umans
US University: University of Chicago

Ben Umans

Ben Umans graduated from the University of Chicago in 2010 with degrees in Biology and Economics. While at Chicago, he was an active member of several student organizations focused both on campus and in the surrounding communities. Ben has been a judge and organizer of the annual University of Chicago Scavenger Hunt, the largest of its kind in the world, since 2009. Ben currently works in the laboratory of Prof. Jerrold Turner studying epithelial tight junctions and perfecting several cookie recipes. He plans to study statistics at Oxford and computational biology at Cambridge.