Up to forty new awards are offered each year. Awards are open to US citizens who are graduates of US universities to undertake study in any subject leading to a degree at a UK university. Awards are made on a competitive basis and are for one year or two years (renewable for a third year in certain circumstances). The awards cover fares, tuition fees, maintenance, books, thesis and travel allowances.

For full eligibility criteria and details of how to apply, please see the Marshall Scholarship website.