University of Southampton



These Scholarships are for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Southampton and will be for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a Southampton Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at Southampton.

The University of Southampton began as the Hartley Institute in 1852 and gained its Royal Charter from Queen Elizabeth II in 1952.It is a research-led university with many international partnerships and collaborations and is a founding member of the

Worldwide Universities Network which has partners in the USA, Canada, UK, continental Europe, China and Australia (see Additionally the university belongs to the Russell Group of research intensive UK universities.

The University of Southampton now has a total student population of nearly 23,000 (full- and part-time), of whom around 6,000 come from outside the UK.

Academically, the University of Southampton is a broad based university with eight faculties – Business and Law, Engineering and Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Natural and Environmental Sciences and Physical Sciences and Engineering.

There are exciting research, teaching and enterprise activities across all faculties with many interdisciplinary projects and collaborations in which individuals are encouraged to be innovative and entrepreneurial. The universities interdisciplinary approach to research and teaching allows for unique programmes and research to be undertaken across the institution.

The city of Southampton is on the south coast of England around one hour from central London. There many parkland spaces in the city as well as the New Forest (established in 1066 by King William) national park which is located 5 miles west of the City. Steeped in maritime history, Southampton famously set sail to the Mayflower and later the Titanic, with Southampton remaining the home of modern large ships. Located close to the ancient capital of Winchester as well as Stonehenge, the region provided the inspiration for many of the UK’s most famous novelists including Jane Austen.

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