Unversity of East Anglia (UEA)

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UEA MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIPS

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

The following information has been provided by the University of East Anglia:

The University of East Anglia provides a research-rich teaching environment on a safe and friendly campus situated just two miles from the centre of the historic city of Norwich. With interdisciplinary firmly embedded in the University's ethos research opportunities bring academic colleagues from different subject areas together to create leading-edge research groups.
The University of East Anglia has:

  • consistently been ranked in the top three for student satisfaction amongst traditional universities in the National Student Survey (2011)
  • externally funded research projects are worth around £125 million a year.

The University of East Anglia is one of the leading research institutions in the UK and provides an exceptional teaching environment on a safe and friendly campus situated on the edge of the medieval city of Norwich. With interdisciplinary firmly embedded in the University's ethos, research opportunities bring academic colleagues from different subject areas together to create cutting-edge research groups.

In the latest Research Assessment Exercise, more than 90 per cent of the University's research activity was deemed to be 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'. UEA's geosciences research is ranked top in the world; History of Art, Film Studies, American Studies and International Development are ranked in the top three in the UK; and Environmental Sciences and Pharmacy rank in the top ten. The University currently has externally-funded projects worth more than £125 million.

Postgraduate students comprise approximately one quarter of the University's population (total population: 14,500), and all international postgraduates are guaranteed housing for the first year of study. More than 2000 students come from outside the UK and help create a vibrant and culturally diverse community. The University is annually ranked in the top three English mainstream universities by the National Student Survey.

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For the University of East Anglia website please visit: http://www1.uea.ac.uk/cm/Home

Winners of the UEA MArshall Scholarship

 2012

Rebecca Farnum
US University: Michigan State University

Rebecca Farnum

Rebecca Farnum graduates in May 2012 from Michigan State University with degrees in anthropology, interdisciplinary humanities, international development, and international relations. She focuses on food and water security in the Middle East and North Africa, arguing that feeding people can feed peace. Farnum co-founded MSU's Campus Interfaith Council and works with Students for Peace and Justice and the MLK Diversity Committee. A member of the United Methodist Church, Farnum was a 2011 Udall Scholar and White House intern. As a Marshall Scholar, she will pursue degrees in environmental science at the University of East Anglia and the University of Oxford.