SOUTHAMPTON MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP
These Scholarships are for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at the University of Southampton and will be for 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 in 1952. It is a member of the Russell Group of Universities. The University of Southampton now has a total student population of 20,000 (full- and part-time), of whom 3000 come from outside the UK. 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 www.wun.ac.uk).
Southampton is one of the leading entrepreneurial universities in the UK, with a strong enterprise agenda and excellent relationships with business and industry. Collaborative projects with industrial partners range from multinationals (such as Rolls-Royce, Microsoft) to small and medium sized companies (SMEs). Since 2000 16 spin our companies have been formed, 2 of which floated on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange. In addition 25 businesses have been helped to start up.
Academically, the University of Southampton is a broad based university with eight faculties - Business and Law, Engineering and the Environment, Health Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Natural and Environmental Sciences, Physical and Applied Sciences, Social and Human Sciences. 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.
For further details about the University of Southampton please go to: www.southampton.ac.uk. Southampton is on the south coast of England with a warm climate, many parkland spaces in the city with a beautiful hinterland including the New Forest (established in 1066 by King William). Southampton is just over one hour by train from central London and has access to Europe via its Port (famous for the sailing of the Mayflower and the Titanic) and airport.
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