The Luard Morse Scholarship offers full tuition for a semester abroad at an English University to deserving students attending United Negro College Fund institutions, or Hampton and Howard Universities. A modest stipend for transportation and living expenses is also granted. The scholarship is open to sophomore students in all disciplines and has been awarded to students majoring in economics, philosophy, finance, mathematics, liberal arts and the sciences.
Since the inaugural 1969-70 academic year, 69 Luard Scholars have performed with distinction at 18 British universities, including Oxford University, Cambridge University, Edinburgh University, Nottingham University, and the London School of Economics and Political Science. They have served as ambassadors for the United States while abroad and for British higher education upon returning home.
Luard Morse Scholarship Application materials will be available in August 2013.
Biology Major, Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Angel has been awarded the English-Speaking Union Luard Morse Scholarship. The merit-based scholarship provides up to $25,000 for a semester abroad of study at an English University. The 72nd Luard Morse scholar, Angel has been accepted to study for the Winter Semester 2014 at Oxford University, St. Edmund's College. She plans to pursue a doctorate in laboratory pathology and medicine. Ultimately, she hopes to conduct research and teach at a university in an underprivileged community. Among her many achievements, Rogers is Vice President of the Ecological Society of America, Howard Chapter and an Environmental Biology Scholar – National Science Foundation Fellowship. READ MORE
Howard University in Washington, D.C.
A biology major from St. Louis, Mo., Burton plans to become a transplant surgeon. Among his many achievements, Burton serves as vice president of programming for Phi Delta Epsilon International Medical Fraternity DC Alpha Chapter and honors council representative of the College of Arts & Sciences Honors Association. As a Luard Scholar, Burton will be attending Oxford University, St. Anne's College for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.
To learn more about Kyle's experience at Oxford, please click here to read his blog.
Art major/History minor, Howard University
Rehana Packwood, a graphic design major, also has a passion for intercultural exchange. She serves on the Executive Board for the Japanese Culture Club on campus. The Orlando, Fl., native believes that studying in London will ultimately boost her career. Rehana will be attending the University of Westminster in London for the 2012 - 2013 academic year.