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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) FellowshipNovember 1, 2019
Amgen ScholarshipVarious deadlines in February; see the U.S. program at a glance guide for specifics.
Astronaut ScholarshipUR nominations due March 1, 2020
Beinecke Scholarship **Second Wednesday in February
Boren Graduate FellowshipJanuary 29, 2020
Boren Scholarship **February 5, 2020
Gaither Junior Fellowship ** (formerly Carnegie Jr. Fellowship)January 15, 2020
CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental HealthProgram suspended
Churchill Scholarship **October 31, 2019
CLS (Critical Language) ScholarshipNovember 19, 2019
Cultural Vistas FellowshipNovember 15, 2019
DAAD EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program)-Bundestag InternshipSeptember 15, 2019
DAAD German Studies Research GrantNovember 1, 2019
DAAD RISE ProfessionalDecember 15, 2019
DAAD RISE ScholarshipDecember 15, 2019
DAAD Study & Internship Program (SIP) in GermanyFebruary 15, 2020
DAAD University Summer Course GrantTBD
Davis Projects for Peace **January 22, 2020 (see also UR deadline)**
DOE (Dept. of Energy) Computational Science Graduate FellowshipJanuary 9, 2019
DHS (Dept. of Homeland Security) Summer Internship ProgramCURRENTLY CLOSED
Emerson National Hunger FellowshipTBD; usually early January
Ford Foundation Predoctoral FellowshipDecember 17, 2019
Fulbright U.S. Student Program**October 8, 2019
Fulbright US-UK Summer Institutes ScholarshipFebruary 11, 2020
Gates Cambridge ScholarshipOctober 9, 2019
Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for Spring/Early Summer study**October 2, 2019
Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for Summer & Fall/Academic Year study **March 3, 2020
Goldwater Scholarship **Last Friday in January; UR campus deadline early December
Hertz Foundation FellowshipOctober 23, 2019
HIA (Humanity in Action) FellowshipUsually early January
Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship (NOAA)January 31, 2020
Humane Studies FellowshipDecember 1, 2019
Samuel Huntington Public Service AwardJanuary 17, 2020
John Lewis FellowshipUsually early January
Josephine De Karman FellowshipJanuary 31, 2020
Marshall Scholarship**September 30, 2019, 5pm EST
MFA (Math For America) FellowshipEach MFA program has its own deadline.
Mitchell Scholarship**September 27, 2019
NDSEG (National Defense Science & Engineering) Graduate FellowshipDecember 6, 2019
NIH (National Institute of Health) GPP (Graduate Partnerships Program)September 3, 2019; see also partner institution deadlines.
NIH Summer Internship ProgramsMarch 1, 2020
NIH Oxford-Cambridge ScholarshipDecember 2, 2019
NIH UGSP (Undergraduate Scholarship Program)March 15, 2020
NPSC (National Physical Science Consortium) FellowshipTBD
NSF (National Science Foundation) Graduate Research FellowshipOctober 21, 2019: Life Sciences, Geosciences;
October 22, 2019: Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research;
October 24, 2019: Psychology, Social Sciences, STEM Education and Learning;
October 25, 2019: Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy
NYWICI (New York Women in Communications, Inc.) Foundation ScholarshipLast Friday in January
Payne International Development FellowshipNovember 1, 2019
Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs FellowshipSeptember 17, 2019
Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs FellowshipTBD; usually early January
Princeton in AfricaOctober 30, 2019
Princeton in AsiaOctober 31, 2019
Princeton in Latin AmericaEarly November 2019; application opens September 2019
Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) FellowshipNovember 1, 2019
Rangel Graduate Fellowship ProgramSeptember 24, 2019
Rhodes Scholarship**October 2, 2019
Rotary Global Grant ScholarshipApplications are accepted throughout the year and are reviewed as they're received.
Schwarzman Scholars Program**September 26, 2019
Scoville Peace FellowshipOctober 1, 2019 for Spring 2020 semester; January 6, 2020 for Fall 2020 semester
SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) ScholarshipApplication opens August 1, 2019
SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) ProgramFebruary 1, 2020
Soros FellowshipNovember 1, 2019
St. Andrew's Society of New York Graduate Study Scholarship**December 15 of senior year
The Language FlagshipVaries by program
Truman Scholarship **

February 4, 2020

Tylenol Scholarship ProgramJune 26, 2020
Udall Scholarship**March 5, 2020
Elie Wiesel Prize in EthicsTBD; Usually early January
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

Deadlines specific to program; see program website for details