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Join us to meet scholarship recipients who are Purdue alumni and foundation representatives who have a front seat in the screening process. They will talk to you about highly competitive scholarships for leadership and graduate school programs in China, Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S. Learn what qualities are sought in a prestigious scholarship recipient.

All sessions are located in HCRS. All sessions are available remotely EXCEPT the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell dinner conversation. If you are off campus, please RSVP as usual, then click on the WebEx links below a few minutes before the session to participate remotely.


Wed. 3/6

HCRS 1054

4:45 PM

Gates Cambridge Scholarship Info Session RSVP here     Join via WebEx

Gates Cambridge Scholars Marisa Henry and Michael Drakopoulos share their experiences with this fully funded graduate scholarship and leadership program withinUniversity of Cambridge.

Wed. 3/6    

HCRN 1145

5:45 PM

Churchill Scholarship Info Session RSVP here     Join via WebEx

Churchill Scholars Emily Erickson and Shovik Bandyopadhyay give their perspectives on this one-year graduate scholarship for STEM students to University of Cambridge. Juniors Apply.

Thurs. 3/7

HCRN 1143

5:30 PM

Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell Scholarships Conversation over Dinner RSVP here

Have dinner with Milad Alucozai, 2015-16 Mitchell Scholar and national screenings committee participant for the Mitchell Foundation. We will also deeply discuss the Rhodes Scholarship to University of Oxford and the Marshall Scholarship to any university in the UK. Abby Lemert, 2018-19 Marshall Scholar, will join remotely to share her insights.

Thurs. 3/28

 HCRN 1143

5:30 PM

Schwarzman Scholars Info Session RSVP here     Join via WebEx

Schwarzman representative Christian Tanja will speak to students about this leadership program for a 1-year Master’s in Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in China. Open to U.S. and international students from any major.

6:30 PM

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session RSVP here     Join via WebEx

 Students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment receive full funding for graduate education at Stanford.


Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholars and Purdue alumni Marisa Henry and Michael Drakopoulos remot in to provide Purdue students with their perspective on this program and graduate school at University of Cambridge. Outstanding intellectual ability, leadership, and a commitment to improving the lives of others are key qualities of a Gates Cambridge Scholar. This session will help you assess if you would be a good fit with this scholarship in any major at University of Cambridge. Open to all non-UK citizens. Freshmen through early graduate students attend. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year scholarship begin shortly.

Churchill Scholarship Info Session

2017 Churchill Scholar and Purdue alumnus Shovik Bandyopadyhay and 2015 Churchill Scholar and Purdue alumna Emily Erickson remote in to talk about Cambridge and what it is to be a Churchill Scholar. They will give a student perspective on applying for the Churchill though Purdue. This scholarship funds one-year graduate programs in the sciences, engineering, and mathematics at Churchill College, University of Cambridge. First-, Second-, and Third-year undergraduates attend. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year scholarship begin shortly.

Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell Scholarships Dinner Conversation

Have dinner with 2015 Mitchell Scholar and national screening committee participant Milad Alucozai as he visits from Dublin, Ireland. We will work to demystify criteria such as “leadership” and distinguish what qualities are sought in a prestigious scholarship recipient. All three of these scholarships aim for similar qualities in an applicant. We will also discuss the Marshall Scholarship to any UK university and Alucozai will speak of his experience as a Marshall Scholarship Finalist. Additionally, we will provide in-depth information on the Rhodes Scholarship.

The Mitchell Scholarship funds a one-year graduate degree in the Republic of Ireland. Future American leaders connect to Ireland on a Mitchell Scholarship while fostering intellectual achievement and a commitment to community and service.

The Marshall funds graduate level study for future leaders who will further US-UK relations through study at any UK institution and into their future careers.

The Rhodes Scholarship for study at University of Oxford fits students with demonstrated leadership potential and commitment to the common good.

Freshmen through early graduate students attend. Applications for the 2020-21 academic year scholarship begin shortly.

Schwarzman Scholars Info Session

View the geopolitical landscape of the 21st Century through the lens of China via international leadership network in Beijing. Christian Tanja, Schwarzman Scholars Outreach and Selection Officer, will give an overview of the program and speak to the US/Global round of selecting Scholars.
Schwarzman Scholars is an innovative leadership program through a 1-year master’s degree at Tsinghua University.  Each cohort of Schwarzman Scholars joins a global network of young and talented leaders, helping to build stronger links between China and a rapidly changing world.
  • Global Affairs Master’s degree with an emphasis in Business & Economics, Public Policy, or International Studies
  • Includes high level internships in Beijing
  • Students of any nation apply
Applications for the 2020-21 academic year scholarship begin shortly.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Info Session

Students with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment  receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford. Third- and fourth-year, and early graduate students apply; first- and second year students get a jump on building their portfolios.
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