Diplomas and Diplomacy: The History of the Marshall by Aroop Mukharji

By Aroop Mukharji

The first released paintings to chart the background of the Marshall Scholarship, this e-book information the origins of the Scholarship within the British international place of work and in this case strains the award's evolution throughout the careers and narratives of quite a number students. It additional explores the advanced and dynamic interplay among schooling and international relations throughout the broader lens of Anglo-American relatives when it comes to broad primary-source rfile examine, interviews, and statistical analysis.

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26. ), The first fifty years of the Rhodes Trust and the Rhodes Scholarships 1903-1953, Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1955, p. org/stream/firstfiftyyearso013455mbp#page/n9/ mode/2up. The Foreign Office recorded Aydelotte’s suggestions to bypass state-level selection and admit scholars on a regional basis (he recommended the first four regional centers be New Orleans, San Francisco, New York, and Chicago), include a greater age range than the Rhodes (2030 instead of under 25), eschew quotas for Cambridge (or other universities), and that membership of selection committees consist partly of former Scholars.

20. Playfair, The National Archives, T 220/1194, 16 February 1949. 21. Curle, The National Archives, FO 371/91013, 16 March 1951. 22. Approval confirmed January 1952. Sir Bernard Alexander Brocas Burrows (Embassy) to Foreign Office, The National Archives, FO 371/97649, 6 February 1952. CHAPTER 4 Early Development (1950–1952) Somewhat surprisingly, although representatives of the Ministry of Education attended early meetings about the scheme, that branch of government played almost no role in the development of the Marshall Scholarship.

2. The historical stereotype of Rhodes Scholars as athletes is, like many stereotypes, inaccurate. The Rhodes Scholarship has produced several Olympians, but it has also had its share of Nobel laureates and celebrated academics; intellectual distinction composes one of its four selection criteria (alongside physical vigor). In the first ten years of the Rhodes Scholarship, the majority of its recipients entered academia, much like the first decade of Marshall Scholars, though this trend largely disappeared by the 1950s.

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