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

The following Information has been provided by the University of York.

General information

Founded on principles of excellence, equality and opportunity for all, the University of York opened in 1963 with 230 students. In the span of just 60 years we have become one of the world's leading universities, carving out a reputation as an academic powerhouse where a clear focus on excellence has secured national and international recognition alongside much longer-established institutions. There are now over 30 academic departments and research centres and our student body has expanded to nearly 22,000.

A member of the elite Russell Group of universities, we are a dynamic, research-intensive university committed to the development of life-saving discoveries and new technologies to tackle some of the most pressing global challenges.


Fast facts

Students at York are taught by academics who are leading experts in their fields. This was confirmed by the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF), carried out in 2021, that placed the University amongst the Top 10 institutions overall in the UK for Research. The proportion of research activity of world-leading, 4* status is amongst the highest of any UK university, while eight of the University’s academic departments were ranked in the top five for their subject and twelve were in the top ten in terms of research impact.

Life in York

The University operates a collegiate system and students have the opportunity to live in one of eleven colleges situated on our beautiful parkland campus. The Colleges help to foster a strong sense of community, providing members with opportunities to form friendships, take part in social and sporting events and access welfare support at whatever level they need it.

As a student here you'll be part of a diverse and supportive environment, located in a beautiful, historic and unique European city. York has a strong reputation for student support and international students form an integral part of the community on campus - currently around 27% of our students come from outside the UK, with around 150 students each year enrolling from the United States.

Situated walking distance from the historic city centre of York, the University enjoys a beautiful location in one of Europe’s finest cities. York regularly places in the top two or three in such polls and studies as “the best place to live in Britain” and “the UK’s favourite city”. Our city's excellent cafes, restaurants and bars, innovative industries and mixture of modern and medieval architecture propel it to the top of these lists. Discover more about our wonderful city with our City Guide: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/student-life/york-yorkshire/

York is located in the North of England. It's easy to get to from anywhere in the world, with great rail links and airports nearby. So you'll never be far from exploring other major UK cities, or from catching up with friends at other universities.

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For further information

Contact: Scott Torrance, Regional Manager for North America and Europe – scott.torrance@york.ac.uk

The University of York website: http://www.york.ac.uk/

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