NOTTINGHAM MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Nottingham and will be for two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a Nottingham Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at the University of Nottingham only.
The following information is taken from the University of Nottingham website:
The University of Nottingham is a world-renowned centre of higher education. It is known for its award winning research and with a strong teaching reputation. Research and teaching are strongly interlinked, with research projects informing teaching programmes, which in turn help shape and influence research.
The University of Nottingham has:
- 29 departments rated 'Excellent' or equivalent in the independent assessment of teaching.
- A choice of over 200 taught masters, diploma and certificate courses
- Research awards totalling £82 million
Following the 2008 RAE results, 90% of all research at Nottingham has been classified of an 'international standard' and 60% as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent'.
On the University's campuses, you will find people from many nationalities, cultures and educational backgrounds. The University currently has a global community of over 25,800 students from 125 countries - a stimulating diversity which adds even more to the enjoyment of student life.
The University's campuses are considered to be some of the most attractive of any university in the UK. The City of Nottingham itself, located in the heart of England and well connected to the whole of the country, is a lively, multicultural community with some of the best in sports, leisure and entertainment facilities.
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For the University of Nottingham website please visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/prospectuses/postgrad/
Winners of Nottingham Marshall Scholarship
US University: Agnes Scott College
Meg Beyer will graduate from Agnes Scott College in May with a B.A. in
Women's Studies, Sociology & Anthropology and a minor in Political
Science. She is the President of Agnes Scott's Student Government
Association and advises multiple administrative committees on campus
LGBTQ policies. A Truman Scholar, Meg has worked for the National
Organization for Women and the American Association of University Women
on issues ranging from health care to education policy. She plans to
attend the University of Nottingham to pursue a Ph.D. in International
Human Rights Law and research sex trafficking prevention policy for the
2012 London Olympics.
US University: University of Connecticut
Prairie, of Vernon, Connecticut, will graduate in May 2009 with a B.A.
in economics from the University of Connecticut. While on campus she
has done research for the Connecticut Center for Economic Analysis,
assisted in the development of an economic and social rights index, and
been active in Reformed University Fellowship. Her months spent
volunteering as an English teacher in Peru, studying development in
Sweden, and traveling around Latin America and Europe have moved her to
study income inequality and international development with the aim to
evaluate and eventually recommend policies. She plans to study
economics and development at the University of Nottingham and London
School of Economics and Political Science.