London School of Economics and Political Studies (LSE)


This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at Masters level at the LSE and will be for one year. If awarded a LSE Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at the LSE.

The following Information has been provided by the LSE:

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is the world's leading dedicated social science institution. Founded in 1895, the School enjoys a global reputation for academic excellence and cutting-edge research. In the 2014 national Research Excellence Framework (REF) LSE had the highest percentage of world-leading research of any university in the United Kingdom (UK).

About LSE

LSE is a cosmopolitan institution, with 65 per cent of its 10,000 students and 45 per cent of its 3,000 staff coming from outside the UK. The School welcomes around 700 American students to its vibrant central London campus every year.

LSE offers taught master’s degrees across more than 30 departments or institutes. As a ‘laboratory of the social sciences’, the School’s academic profile spans a wide range of disciplines, from accounting to law, management to urbanisation.

LSE’s location in the heart of London is fundamental to its identity. It enjoys an easy interchange of ideas with the external environment – Westminster, the City, the Law Courts and the media are all on the School’s doorstep, not to mention major attractions such as Theatreland, the West End, the Royal Opera House and the British Library and Museum.

The School has one of the most prestigious public events programmes in the world. Leading figures from all walks of life have spoken at LSE, including Kofi Annan; Nancy Pelosi; Aung San Suu Kyi; His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Amartya Sen; Bill Clinton, and Bill Gates.

Employment prospects
LSE graduates are highly sought after and can be found in senior positions in a wide range of professions around the world. 16 LSE alumni or former staff have won the Nobel Prize in Economics, Peace or Literature, and 35 are past or present Heads of State.

How to apply

Applications can be submitted online from mid-October in the year prior to entry and are considered on a rolling basis until all the available places are filled.

Join the global debate at LSE

LSE offers you a unique opportunity to study the social sciences in a university institution with a worldwide academic reputation, while enjoying the cultural, social and recreational facilities of one of the world’s greatest capital cities.

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