UK & Ireland Scholarships: UW nomination application process open now

Consider applying for UW nomination to compete for scholarship support through the RhodesMarshallMitchellChurchill and/or Gates Cambridge scholarships. These scholarships fund graduate studies/research at universities in England, Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. (Please follow those links to review program overviews and eligibility details for each scholarship, and to access the official program websites for more.)

 Students and alumni interested in being considered for nomination should start exploring their options well in advance of the campus deadline and plan to apply for UW nomination by June 21 (nomination is not required for Gates Cambridge only). The current application cycle is for those hoping to start their graduate studies in the UK or Ireland in fall 2022.


  • UW application for those interested in being considered for nomination. Deadline: June 21, 2021
  • UW information session: Wed., March 31, 2021, 4:30pm. Students and alumni interested in applying are welcome to join us for an overview of the Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes, Churchill and Gates Cambridge Scholarships, the UW nomination process, tips and tools.
  • Marshall Scholarship information session: Wed., April 21, 2:00pm. Join us for a deeper dive into the Marshall Scholarships. We will be joined by Mr. Robin Twyman, Consul (Business and Government Affairs) in the UK Government Office in Seattle, and several Marshall Scholar alumni. These fantastic guest speakers will share details about the scholarship program, application process, and experiences studying in the UK as Marshall Scholars:
    • Dr. David Ginger, Alvin L. and Verla R. Kwiram Endowed Professor of Chemistry, UW
    • Stacey Kowal, Principal Researcher, Genentech Health Policy and Systems Research team
    • Rebecca Boslough, Executive Director for the Montana Association of Conservation Districts
  • Global Fellowships Prep: These scholarships are included in UW’s Global Fellowships Prep advising. An email about this prep resource will be going out to all students on April 7, but you can get a sneak peek and register early if you would like to.
  • Meet with a scholarship adviser: Students are strongly encouraged to begin this process early, to start brainstorming, exploring graduate program options in the UK and elsewhere, discuss options with mentors, and more. Robin Chang in the Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships & Awards (OMSFA) is the point-of-contact for UW undergrads and bachelor’s alumni with questions about these scholarships, the UW nomination process, or who are looking for additional information.

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