Fellowships Office

Fulbright U.S. Student Scholarship Competition—Campus Calendar
2014-15 Academic Year
Below are the important dates to be aware of for the Fulbright campus endorsement process. These deadlines are necessarily earlier than the established national due dates to ensure that candidates as well as the Campus Evaluation Committee have adequate time to attend to all aspects of the application, review, endorsement, and submission processes.

(Earlier submission is encouraged. All deadlines are 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise indicated)

APRIL

7

Fellowships Preliminary Questionnaire (FPQ) required for all candidates seeking advisement and/or endorsement. May still be submitted after April 7th but not later than submission of first draft of online application and essays.

Fellowships Preliminary Questionnaire (also available HERE as a word document)

JULY

15 

Essays and online application first drafts due. Project proposal (1 single-spaced page for ETA; 2 single-spaced pages for study/research projects) and personal essay (1 single-spaced page); send to Director of Fellowships (fellowships@rochester.edu) as email attachment.  Submit Fulbright online application via Embark (Fulbright’s application system). See also the UR-specific page within the Fulbright website.

21 – Aug 11

Discuss drafts with Fellowships Office: make phone, Skype or in-office appointment by calling (585)276-5869.

AUGUST

26

Revised online application & essays due.  Please DO NOT upload transcripts; insert instead a blank page as a transcript placeholder.  Revised online application & essays (without transcripts). Recommendation letters, ETA reference reports, & if necessary, language evaluation.

28 – Sept 10

Committee review of applications

SEPTEMBER

8

Letters of affiliation/invitation (for study/research projects as necessary)

10 – 22

Campus endorsement interviews (exact dates/times TBD)

23 – 29

Post-interview meetings with Director of Fellowships re: final revisions (exact dates/times TBD)

OCTOBER

8

Campus deadline for complete, final revised online application (including uploaded transcripts and references)