NEWCASTLE MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at Newcastle University and will be for two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a Newcastle Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at the University of Newcastle only.
The following information is taken from the Newcastle University website:
Newcastle University has grown from a School of Medicine and Surgery, established in 1834, to become one of Britain's leading international universities, with a reputation for excellence in both teaching and research.
- Award Winning Research
In over two thirds of subjects assessed in the 2008 RAE at least half of all research was placed in the top two categories of 4* (world leading) and 3* (internationally excellent)
- Excellence in Teaching
Teaching quality externally confirmed as 'Excellent', averaging 22 out of 24 across all disciplines
Vibrant Global Community
- A Student body of over 17,000, drawn from the brightest minds across the UK and over 90 countries
Newcastle University is situated in the North East on a single-site campus, at the heart of a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. Three hours from London by train, it is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and close to breathtaking coastline. The people of Newcastle have a reputation for being the most friendly in the country, and the city has a low cost of living, compared to rest of the UK.
Newcastle University has an international reputation for high quality teaching and cutting edge research. Our students enjoy an excellent success rate in finding employment after graduation and the University is a key supplier of new recruits to many international companies.
Newcastle has a long tradition for attracting students from around the globe, creating a diverse and stimulating environment in which to study.
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For the Newcastle University website please visit: www.ncl.ac.uk
Winners of the Newcastle Marshall Scholarships
US University: Ohio University
Natalie Kruse grew up in Athens, Ohio. She began attending Ohio University part time at age eleven.
During high school she earned second place in the Environmental Sciences category at the Intel
International Science and Engineering Fair. In June 2004, at the age of 20, she will graduate
with a degree in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Environmental Engineering and a minor in
Geological Sciences. At Ohio University, Natalie has pursued research in the area of acid mine
drainage remediation, specifically for abandoned coal mines. Natalie is currently a Morris K. Udall
Scholar and a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar. In her free time, Natalie enjoys backpacking, rock climbing,
whitewater canoeing, and competing on Ohio University's club Ultimate Frisbee team. She will pursue
an MPhil in Water Resources Engineering at Newcastle University.
US University: University of Delaware
Parris will graduate in May from the University of Delaware with a B.S.
in Biochemistry and a minor in Biology. He has conducted research for
the past three years under Dr. Ulhas Naik studying the developmental
expression of the protein JAM-A. His work has resulted in a publication
and he was awarded a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. He enjoys working
as a teaching assistant for introductory biology courses and, in his
spare time, practicing Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. James will pursue an MPhil
in Human Genetics at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne where he
will study embryonic stem cell biology.