Marshall Scholarship

The Marshall Scholarship finances the opportunity for young Americans of outstanding ability to study for a degree in the United Kingdom. Applicants propose their area of study and their university of choice, and may receive funding for either one or two years. Marshall Scholars are chosen through a competitive process based on academic merit, leadership potential, and ambassadorial potential.

2017 Marshall Application Information 


  1. US citizenship at the time of application

  2. Undergraduate GPA of 3.70 or higher at the time of application

  3. First undergraduate degree from an accredited four-year college or university in the US

  4. First undergraduate degree completed after April 2014 and before September 2018

  5. Current SDSU graduate students are eligible as long as they meet all requirements above.

  6. All current SDSU students must receive endorsement through the process below. Without endorsement, currently enrolled students cannot be considered.

Application Process for SDSU Students:

  1. Review the Marshall application instructions and create an account in the Marshall Online Portal.

  2. Research possible institutions of interest in the UK.


2017-2018 Dates & Deadlines

All Applicants:
September 1, 2017 at 4:00 PM PST: SDSU Campus Deadline
Thursday and/or Friday, September 7 and 8, 2017: Marshall Endorsement Interviews

Endorsed Candidates:
Monday, September 25, 2017: Deadline to submit final complete application on-line and deliver hard copies of all transcripts to SDSU Marshall Advisor.

October 1, 2017: Marshall Commission Final Deadline
November 2017: Notification of Finalists and non-Finalists by Marshall Commission 

Mid-November 2017: Marshall Finalist Interviews
Late November 2017: Marshall Selection Announcement

SDSU Marshall Advisor Contact

Chris Kjonaas, Associate Director
International Engagement
[email protected]