Accessibility Statement

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission is committed to making sure our online services are accessible to all users and comply with level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines – WCAG 2.1, in line with The Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

In order to help us achieve and maintain our objective we commissioned The Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC) to carry out WCAG 2.1 AA level technical compliance audits, that also included extensive testing by users with a wide range of disabilities.

Marshall Website

This accessibility statement applies to https://www.marshallscholarship.org

This website is run by the Marshall Commission Secretariat on behalf of the Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 200% without the text spilling off the screen
  • view the browser in a one column format (1280px browser width and Zoom in to 400%)
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver.

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

We know some parts of this website are not fully accessible:

  • some pages may not be operated by keyboard or lack keyboard focus
  • some images lack alternative text
  • some of the videos lack frame titles
  • videos do not have subtitles
  • The search button is not accessible by a screen reader

Feedback and contact information

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille:  email: macc@acu.ac.uk

call: +44 207 380 6700

We’ll consider your request and get back to you in 3 days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, contact our communications team at: macc@acu.ac.uk.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

The Marshall Aid Commemoration Commission is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

Compliance Status

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard due to non-compliances which follow:  

WCAG 2.1.1 Keyboard – Parts or all of the page cannot be accessed via keyboard

WCAG 1.1.1 Non-Text Content – SVG images and graphics require accessible text

WCAG 2.4.1 Bypass Blocks and WCAG 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value – Frames must have title attribute

WCAG 2.4.4 Link Purpose (In Context) and WCAG 4.1.2 Name, Role, Value – Links must have discernible text

Content that’s not within the scope of the accessibility regulations

PDFs and other documents

Some of our PDFs are essential to providing our services.

Any new PDFs or Word documents we publish will meet accessibility standards.

Live video

We do not plan to add captions to live video streams because live video is exempt from meeting the accessibility regulations.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 28 October 2020. It was last reviewed on 26 May 2021.

This website was last tested on 22 February 2021. The test was carried out by the Cabinet Office.

Website: www.marshallscholarship.org