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Fellowships Office

Updated Udall Scholarship Campus Timeline

Udall Scholarship 

2017-18 UR Campus Nomination Timeline

Please be advised that before we nominate you or endorse your candidacy for a fellowship competition, we will perform a conduct and academic honesty check to confirm that you are in good disciplinary and academic standing.

Monday, September 25: 
Fellowships Preliminary Questionnaire (FPQ) due. Questionnaire is required to be considered for nomination and must be submitted before the first draft of the Udall online application.

Monday, December 4:  Draft application and essay due for initial review.
 Submit application online; send essay by email to After submission, call 585-276-5869 to make an appointment with the Fellowships Office.

Monday, January 29, 2018, 4pm EST: Revised draft of complete Udall application and all three recommendations due for campus committee review process. For internal selection process, it is preferred that references be uploaded to to the secure File Request folder on Dropbox. Reference letters should be submitted on letterhead with a current date (.doc or .pdf formats only). *Recommendation letter files should be named according to this format:

Student Last Name_Fellowship Name Rec_Recommender Last Name (e.g., Smith_Fulbright Rec_Jones)

Be sure to provide referees with Udall Scholarship Program overview and selection criteria.

Udall Campus Nomination Committee meets to select nominees.


Monday, March 5, 2018, 12pm EST:  Complete, final, revised Udall Scholarship application and final recommendation letters due for nominees.

*** Prospective candidates may come to the Fellowships Office to review the collection of research essays submitted by previous UR Udall Scholarship nominees & winners. ***