Marshall Scholarship Application
Founded by Ms. Sandy Marshall, in honor of her father, the Marshall Scholarship recognizes students who are committed to diversity-related work in their communities, on campus, and in society at large.

APPLICATION DUE by April 3rd, 2013
MATERIALS DUE by April 15th, 2013

Items with an * indicate a required field.
Previous scholarship recipients may apply. However, their diversity activities will need to be significantly different from the first application.
Have you been a Marshall Scholarship recipient before?  Yes
All applicants must have completed at least 1 semester for at least 12 credit hours (undergraduate)/ 6 credit hours (graduate) at Ball State University to apply for the scholarship.
First Name *
Middle Name *
Last Name *
Student Identification Number *
BSU Department *
Student Status *
Home Address Line 1 *
Home Address Line 2
Phone *
Email *
Write an essay that includes a description of each of the following:
The nature and extent of your work addressing issues of diversity in your community, on campus, and/or in society at large. (Maximum 250 words) Winners' essays will be posted on the OID website. *
The positive impact of your work. (Maximum 150 words) *
The impact these activities have on your personal development as a student, leader, and citizen. (Maximum 150 words) *
How your plans for the future include diversity-related work. (Maximum 150 words) *
For examples of previous winning essays please refer to the following link:
Applicants are also requested to supply the following information: Material due by APRIL 15TH, 2013
BSU transcript (if requested to be sent as a hard copy by mail there is no charge from Ball State University)
Two letters of recommendation written by faculty, staff, or community representatives who are familiar with your diversity-related work and academic achievement. At least one letter must be from a campus representative. Please email letters to oid@bsu.ed
I understand that if I am awarded & accept the scholarship, I will enroll at BSU during the 2013-2014 school year for at least 12 credit hours (undergraduate)/ 6 credit hours (graduate) each semester, participate in diversity-related activities on campus.
Winners will be expected to give an update of their diversity related activities during the year of the scholarship is awarded. Applicants are also requested to supply a recent and acceptable photograph.
I certify that the information supplied in this application is accurate.
Signature *
Date *

Due Date: April 3rd, 2013 by 11:59 pm.
Charles R. Payne
Assistant Provost for Diversity Director of Office of Institutional Diversity Department of Educational Studies
Ball State University
Teachers College Room 413
Muncie, IN, 47306 phone:
(765) 285-5316 fax: (765) 285-2669