Fellowships Office

National Fellowship Deadlines


PLEASE NOTE: These are national deadlines; UR deadlines are earlier.

Please click on the NAME of the fellowship for details and UR process. See also: Upcoming National Fellowships: Deadlines for Competitions Requiring UR Nomination.

Program descriptions for most fellowships below may be found under relevant class list:


American Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowship November 1, 2015
Amgen Scholarship Various deadlines in February; see the U.S. program at a glance guide for specifics.
Beinecke Scholarship ** February 19, 2016
Boren Graduate Fellowship January 28, 2016
Boren Scholarship ** February 9, 2016
Carnegie Junior Fellowship ** January 15, 2016
CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health TBD; usually late January
Churchill Scholarship ** November 10, 2015
CLS (Critical Language) Scholarship TBD; usually mid-November
Cultural Vistas Fellowship TBD; usually mid-January
DAAD EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program)-Bundestag Internship September 15, 2015
DAAD German Studies Research Grant Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until further notice.
DAAD RISE Professional January 31, 2016
DAAD RISE Scholarship January 15, 2016
DAAD Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany February 15, 2016
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship January 31, 2016
DAAD University Summer Course Grant December 15, 2015
Davis Peace Fellowship ** TBD; usually mid-January
Emerson National Hunger Fellowship TBD; usually early January
Ford Predoctoral Fellowship November 20, 2015
Fulbright U.S. Student Program** October 13, 2015
Fulbright US-UK Summer Institutes Scholarship TBD; usually in late February/early March
Gates Cambridge Scholarship October 14, 2015 (US-based US citizens) & December 2, 2015 (all other non-UK)
Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for Spring study** October 6, 2015
Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for Summer & Fall/Academic Year study ** March 1, 2016
Glamour's Top Ten College Women Prize September 15, 2015
Goldwater Scholarship ** TBD; usually late January
Hertz Fellowship October 30, 2015
HIA (Humanity in Action) Fellowship TBD; usually early January
Humane Studies Fellowship TBD; usually late January
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award January 19, 2016
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award ** THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
Josephine De Karman Fellowship January 31, 2016
Marshall Scholarship** October 1, 2015
MFA (Math For America) Fellowship Each MFA program has its own deadline.
Mitchell Scholarship** October 1, 2015
NDSEG (National Defense Science & Engineering) Fellowship December 18, 2015
NIH (National Institute of Health) GPP (Graduate Partnerships Program) December 1, 2015; see also partner institution deadlines.
NIH UGSP (Undergraduate Scholarship Program) TBD; usually late March
NPSC (National Physical Science Consortium) Fellowship December 5, 2015
NSF (National Science Foundation) Graduate Research Fellowship October 27 – October 30, 2015
NYWICI (New York Women in Communications, Inc.) Foundation Scholarship TBD; usually in late January
Payne International Development Fellowship January 19, 2016
Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship TBD; usually in mid-January
Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship TBD; usually in late January
Princeton in Africa November 1, 2015
Princeton in Asia November 13, 2015
Princeton in Latin America November 3, 2015
Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship November 1, 2015
Rangel International Affairs Program TBD; usually in mid-January
Rhodes Scholarship** October 1, 2015
Rotary Global Grant Scholarship Varies by Rotary district; see Rotary Global Grant web page for more information.
Schwarzman Scholars Program** October 1, 2015
Scoville Peace Fellowship Spring 2016 Fellowship–October 1, 2015
Fall 2016 Fellowship–January 4, 2016
Sheila C. Johnson Fellowship Harvard Kennedy School deadline early December; Fellowship deadline in February
SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation)  Scholarship December 1, 2015
SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) Program February 1, 2016
Soros Fellowship** November 1, 2015
St. Andrew's Society of New York Graduate Study Scholarship** December 15, 2015
The Language Flagship TBD; usually in late January
Truman Scholarship **

February 2, 2016

Tylenol Scholarship Program TBD; usually in mid-June
Udall Scholarship** TBD; usually early March
UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards ** TBD; usually early December
Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice TBD; usually in mid-January
Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice TBD; usually in early February
Whitaker International Fellowship ** January 19, 2016
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics TBD; usually early December
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships TBD; usually October, November, January