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Luard Morse Scholarships

2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship Finalists and Alumi

Luard Morse Scholarship Finalists with Alumni

A Semester Abroad in England

The Luard Morse Scholarship provides up to $25,000 towards a semester of study at a British university to deserving students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities. 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, 75 Luard Scholars have performed with distinction at 18 British universities, including University of Oxford, Cambridge University, University of Edinburgh, and the London School of Economics. They have served as ambassadors for the United States while abroad and for British higher education upon returning home.


Kayana Washington, 2018-2019 Luard Morse Scholarship Recipient

Kyana Washington

English in Action is proud to announce that Kyana Washington, an English Major at Spelman College, Atlanta, Georgia, has been selected as the Luard Morse Scholarship recipient. The scholarship provides up to $25,000 toward one semester of study at any university in the United Kingdom during the 2018-2019 academic year.  READ FULL STORY