MARSHALL SCHOLARSHIP 2017 - PITT CAMPUS PROCESS

Marshall Campus Process and Application Checklist PDFs.

BEGIN TODAY

  1. Register an application in the Marshall Embark online system.
  2. Research different UK programs that match your interests. Be prepared to discuss your program ideas at your first advising appointment with Judy Zang, Director of National Scholarships.
  3. Identify four recommendation writers.
  4. Identify your support team.
  5. Schedule a minimum of 3 advising appointments (via phone, Skype, or in person) with Judy or Ian Riggins throughout the summer to discuss drafts and letter of recommendation writers (get on calendar now for all appointments).
  6. Upload your CV or resume to your UHC Scholarship Profile (contact Shannon Mischler at sjm130@pitt.edu if you do not have a profile).
  7. Read every page on the Marshall website.

 

MAY TO JULY

  1. Establish a connection with someone in your chosen UK program.
  2. Send recommendation packet to your referees no later than July 15. Include a succinct program description, points in your profile they should address, unofficial transcripts, CV, etc. (please read Tips & Advice web page). Also include the UK Award Recommendation Letter Guidelines (you will receive these after you discuss your letter writers with an advisor).
  3. Order your transcripts from all universities attended, both in the United States and abroad.
  4. Meet with National Scholarships advisors at least twice to review preliminary and revised drafts of your essays.

 

BY AUGUST 1

  1. Meet with a National Scholarships advisor to review revised drafts of your essays.

 

AUGUST 15

  • Submit complete application online. Your letter writers should also submit their recommendations online by this date. A campus endorsement committee will then review the materials under consideration for endorsement. 
  • Note: The application and recommendation letters only come to us, not to the Marshall foundation, when they are submitted. If we discover mistakes in the application or letters, we can easily return it to you to have them corrected.

 

SEPTEMBER 15

  • FINAL APPLICATIONS DUE for all University-endorsed students.

 

Director of National Scholarships, Judy Zang

412-624-3697; jaz36@pitt.edu

 

Advisor, Ian Riggins

412-624-3698; ipr5@pitt.edu