PLEASE READ, THIS IS AWESOME!
pleased to announce that Esther Jackson is a Marshall
Scholarship finalist! This is the most prestigious scholarship
for an undergraduate. You may know Esther--she is an African
American math major. She works with Wendi Manuel Scott to
tutor students in her Saturday schools. She is an outstanding
Esther Jackson was selected as a 2013 Marshall Scholarship
finalist. The Marshall Scholarship is the nation's most
prestigious public exchange program. The Scholarship selects
only 40 students each year to pursue graduate study in the
United Kingdom. Notable former Marshall Scholars include
Supreme Court Justice Stephen Bryer and Pulitzer-prize winning
journalist Thomas Friedman.
Marshall Scholars are selected based
on academic merit, leadership potential, and the ability to
make a positive contribution to society. Esther is a math
major with a minor in the College of Science with a music
minor. She is proposing to study financial modeling at the
University of Glasgow in Scotland and has been conducting
research under the direction of Dr. Tim Sauer. In addition,
she has worked with Dr. Padhu Seshaiyer and Dr. Wendi Manuel
Scott to tutor local students in math, inspiring them to
persist in the subject.
Esther will be interviewed at the
British Embassy in Washington, DC on November 9th and 10th.
Marshall Scholars will be announced shortly after the
Please join the Office of
Fellowships in congratulating Esther on this wonderful