UCL MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS
This Scholarship is for Graduate Study in any subject at either Masters or Doctoral level at University College London (UCL) and will be for up to two years (with a possibility of a third year for doctoral studies). If awarded a UCL Marshall Scholarship candidates would be expected to study at UCL.
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UCL was founded in 1826 to open up university education in England to those who had been excluded from it. In 1878, it became the first university in England to admit women students on equal terms with men.There were students from outside London, and from overseas, right from the start. UCL was the first English university to offer the systematic teaching of law, architecture and medicine.
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US University: Abilene Christian University
Brittany Partridge, a Minnesota native, graduated from Abilene Christian University with a B.A. in Political Science. A Truman Scholar, she co-founded the Red Thread Movement, an international initiative combating human trafficking. Furthering her involvement in this issue, Brittany was a U.S. Department of State intern, Polaris Project fellow, and volunteered abroad with a Nepalese organization addressing trafficking in Southeast Asia. She has given presentations about human trafficking at multiple universities, including Princeton and Cornell, and contributed to CNN and mtvU's anti-trafficking campaigns. She plans to study International Public Policy and Countering Organised Crime and Terrorism at University College London.
US University: Georgia Institute of Technology
Jacob Tzegaegbe, of Snellville, Georgia, is a 2011 graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Civil Engineering. In May 2012, Jacob will complete his M.S. in Civil Engineering conducting research on Bus Rapid Transit in African cities. He has been recognized as the National Society of Black Engineers Distinguished Undergraduate Engineer of the Year, Omicron Delta Kappa National Circle Leader of the Year, and was named 2011-2012 Mr. Georgia Tech. Jacob has read for an MSc in Mega Infrastructure Planning Appraisal and Delivery and an MSc in Urban Economic Development.
US University: Princeton University
Samuel Dorison, from Longmeadow, Massachusetts, graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Focusing on the intersection of human rights and international security, he previously worked in South Africa as a volunteer teacher and interned at a law firm representing Guantánamo Bay detainees. Sam twice visited Guantánamo to interview detainees, writing his senior thesis on U.S. detention policy and receiving the prize for best thesis on American foreign policy. A recipient of the Spirit of Princeton Award, he enjoys triathlon training, traveling, and cheering for the Red Sox. He read for an MSc in Security Studies at UCL.
US University: Emory University
A native of Luling, Louisiana, Shivani graduated with a degree in Sociology from Emory University. She is actively involved with Emory's Global Health Institute, policy debate team, and The Vagina Monologues movement. A Dean's Scholar, Shivani has received numerous departmental awards for her research in sociology, water sanitation, and neurology. During her time away from school, she has studied in the UK, Ecuador, and India. In 2009, she co-founded a creative arts-focused NGO, RISE Glocal, to help increase environmental awareness and health education in Ghana and Sierra Leone. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, dancing tango, and boxing. She read for an MSc in Global Health and Development at UCL.
US University: University of Wisconsin - Madison
Erin Conrad, a native of Eden Prairie, MN, attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she studied physics, math, and French. Erin has conducted research in condensed matter physics, neutrino astronomy, physical chemistry, neuroradiology, and medical ethics. She has served as an ER volunteer and as a housing counselor, and taught physics at her university's Physics Learning Center. Erin plans to pursue a taught MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics of Health at University College London. She hopes to combine her medical training with training in ethics and health policy to become a physician-ethicist.
US University: Harvard University
A native of Dallas, Texas transplanted to Camarillo, California, Emma Wu will graduate from Harvard University with a B.A. in linguistics. Her thesis focuses on theories of cognition as related to language processing in brain-damaged subjects. Emma is a black belt in taekwondo with collegiate, national, and international competition experience. She plans to study experimental psychology and cognitive neuropsychology at University College London.
US University: University of Montana - Missoula
Hilary Martens, a Missoula native, will graduate from the University of Montana-Missoula in May 2008, with B.A. degrees in physics and music and a minor in mathematics. A 2006 Goldwater Scholar, Hilary studies ions in Saturn's magnetosphere with the international Cassini/Huygens Mission. In summer 2005, she interned at the Mullard Space Science Laboratory in England. Named one of Glamour Magazine's "Top Ten College Women" of 2007, Hilary also plays the violin, composes music, competes in marathon canoeing, and raises funds to supply books to schools in developing countries. Hilary will pursue a M.Sc. in Space Science at University College London.