Liberal Arts Honors logo
Liberal Arts Honors

Marshall Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship funds one to two full years of graduate study leading to a degree in Great Britain. In the past this awards has taken U.T. students, in fields ranging from Electrical Engineering to Humanities/Plan I Honors, to Oxford, Cambridge, and other British universities.  The Marshall Scholarship will support study at any UK university.  A University committee interviews candidates for the Marshall scholarship, and you must have University endorsement to be a candidate.

Conditions of Eligibility

  • Be a U.S. citizen at the time you apply for a scholarship.
  • Hold your first undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the United States by September 2022.
  • Have obtained a grade point average of not less than 3.7 (or A-) on your undergraduate degree.
  • Have graduated from their first undergraduate college or university after April 2019 (for the 2022 scholarship).
  • Not have studied for, or hold a degree or degree-equivalent qualification from a British University.

Application Materials

Online Marshall application

  • Proof of citizenship
  • A certified transcript
  • A current résumé
  • UT Austin endorsement
  • Three letters of recommendation. One recommender should have supervised your college or university training. The general recommendation must be provided by an academic. At least two of these recommenders should be in the United States.
  • In past years, the Marshall application has included the following sections:
    • (a) intended programs of study (first and second choice)
    • (b) future plans
    • (c) personal statement describing your intellectual development and other interests and pursuits
    • (d) your proposed academic program (including your second choice)
    • (e) leadership essay
    • (f) ambassadorial potential
    • (g) description of employment, internships, and volunteer activities
    • (h) leadership
    • (i) prizes, languages, and foreign travel

Updates and other application information also available on Twitter and Facebook.

Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting completed applications to the UT Austin Selection Committee is Friday, August 26, 2022 by 5 p.m. CT. Submit application materials through the ODPS Application for Endorsement form. Also, applications should be saved on the Marshall site.

Letters of recommendation should be emailed directly to Professor Douglas Bruster by the same deadline. Please send questions to odps@austin.utexas.edu.


UT Austin Marshall Scholars

2017
Bailey Anderson, Geography/Liberal Arts Honors

2015
Mark Jbeily, Plan II

2014
John Russell Beaumont, B.A. Architecture

2013
William Berdanier, B.S. Physics and Mathematics

2010
Grace Eckoff, Plan II/Biology

2009
Dhananjay Jagannathan, Plan II/Classics/Philosophy/Government

2008
Zain Yoonas, Plan II/Middle Eastern Studies

2006
Heidi Boutros, Plan II

2004
James Scott, Plan II

2003
Michael Hoffman, Plan II

2002
Jack Tannous, Plan II

2001
Paul Benjamin Domjan, Plan II

1998
Tara Leigh Spires, Biochemistry/ French

1993
Christopher Thomas Bauch, Physics

1992
Jason Joseph Heuring, Electrical Engineering

1990
Jacqueline Colette Trimier, Plan II

1988
John Christopher Rozendaal, Plan II

1987
Douglas Andrew Chin, Mathematics
(declined to accept the Rhodes)

1986
James Norris Loehlin, Plan II

1978
Dena Alexandra Chasnoff Gustafsson, Philosophy

Gordon Langston Wells, Plan II


1976
Mary E. Edgerton, Physics

1972
Henry Michael Vannoy Adams

1958
Pete A. Y. Gunter, III