National Fellowship Deadlines

These are national deadlines;University of Rochester deadlines are earlier.

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


Fellowship Name

National Deadline

American Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowship

November 1, 2023

Amgen Scholarship

February 1, 2024; see the US program at a glance guide for specifics. 

Astronaut Scholarship **

UR nominations due early March

Beinecke Scholarship **

February 14, 2024

Boren Graduate Fellowship

January 24, 2024

Boren Scholarship **

January 31, 2024, see Center for Education Abroad for details

Gaither Junior Fellowship ** (formerly Carnegie Jr. Fellowship)

January 15, 2024

Churchill Scholarship **

November 1, 2023

CLS (Critical Language) Scholarship

November 14, 2023

Cultural Vistas Fellowship

December 11, 2023

DAAD EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program)-Bundestag Internship

Program not funded for 2023-24

DAAD German Studies Research Grant

May 1, 2023, July 15, 2023, and November 1, 2023

DAAD RISE Professional

November 30, 2023 (letters of reference due December 15)

DAAD RISE Scholarship

November 30, 2023 (letters of reference due December 15)

DAAD Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany

October 1, 2023 and February 15, 2024

DAAD University Summer Course Grant

December 1, 2023

DOE (Dept. of Energy) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

January 17, 2024

Emerson National Hunger Fellowship

January 26, 2024

FAO Schwarz Fellowship

February 5, 2024

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

Program not funded for 2023-24

Fulbright U.S. Student Program**

October 10, 2023

Fulbright US-UK Summer Institutes Scholarship

February 1, 2024; see Fulbright website for details

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

October 11, 2023 (for US citizens)

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Dependent on your course – either December 5, 2023 or January 4, 2024; see Course Directory (for non-US citizens)

Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for spring/summer/fall study**

October 5, 2023; see Center for Education Abroad for details

Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for summer & fall study**

March 7, 2024; see Center for Education Abroad for details

Goldwater Scholarship **

January 26, 2024, national deadline always the last Friday in January; UR campus deadline early December

Hertz Foundation Fellowship

October 27, 2023

HIA (Humanity in Action) Fellowship

Usually early January; sign up online to be notified when applications open

Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship (NOAA)

January 31, 2024

Humane Studies Fellowship 

Rolling deadline; see program website for details

Samuel Huntington Public Service Award

January 12, 2024

John Lewis Fellowships

TBD; usually early January. Sign up online to be notified.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars

October 11, 2023

Marshall Scholarship**

September 26, 2023

MFA (Math For America) Fellowship

Each MFA program has its own deadline.

Mitchell Scholarship**

September 28, 2023

NDSEG (National Defense Science & Engineering) Graduate Fellowship

October 31, 2023

NIH (National Institutes of Health) GPP (Graduate Partnerships Program)

December 1, 2023; see also partner institution deadlines.

NIH Summer Internship Programs

March 1, 2024

NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship MD/PhD

December 1, 2023

NIH Oxford-Cambridge PhD

December 1, 2023

NIH UGSP (Undergraduate Scholarship Program) 

March 31, 2024

NPSC (National Physical Science Consortium) Fellowship, now referred to as Graduate Fellowship for STEM Diversity (GFSD)

December 29, 2023

NSF (National Science Foundation) Graduate Research Fellowship

October 16, 2023: Life Sciences
October 17, 2023: Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Materials Research; Psychology; Social Sciences; STEM Education and Learning
October 19, 2023: Engineering
October 20, 2023: Geosciences; Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy

NYWICI (New York Women in Communications, Inc.) Foundation Scholarship

Last Friday in January

Payne International Development Fellowship

October 26, 2023

Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship

September 21, 2023

Princeton in Africa

October 25, 2023

Princeton in Asia

November 1, 2023

Princeton in Latin America

November 10, 2023 (tentative); see their website for full announcement and updates.

Projects For Peace**

February 8, 2024

Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship

November 1, 2023

Rangel Undergraduate Summer Enrichment Program

TBD; usually early February

Rangel Graduate Fellowship Program

September 28, 2023

Rhodes Scholarship**

First Wednesday in October each year

Rotary Global Grant Scholarship

Apply through local Rotary district; deadlines vary by district and may be 6-12 months in advance of intended graduate study start date.

Schwarzman Scholars Program**

September 19, 2023

Schwarzman Scholars Program**

Selection cycle for Aug 2024 program start was June-July 2023 [for students from mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan]

Next cycle: January 2024-May 2024

Scoville Peace Fellowship

Spring 2024 fellowship–October 9, 2023
Fall 2024 fellowship–January 8, 2024

SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) Scholarship

December 1, 2023

SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) Program

February 1, 2024

Soros Fellowship

October 26th, 2023

St. Andrew's Society of New York Graduate Study Scholarship**

December 15 of senior year

The Language Flagship

Varies by program

Truman Scholarship **

February 6, 2024

Tylenol Scholarship Program

August 1, 2023 (2024 date TBD)

Udall Scholarship**

February 29, 2024 (nomination deadline January 3, 2024)

Voyager Scholarship

March 27, 2024

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

December 29, 2023

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

Three deadlines per year in October, December and January.

Yenching Academy Scholarship**

HMT regions will be announced later in time via the Graduate School of Peking University website for UR Nominees from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan (HMT)

December 3, 2023 for all other (non-HMT) UR Nominees