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Udall Scholarship Campus 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.

Below is the 2020-21 campus schedule for the Udall Scholarship.

November 23: Both the Prospective Applicant Form and the 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.

January 4: Draft application and essay due for initial review. Submit application online; submit essay ONLY to our secure online portal. After submission, email us at to make an appointment with the Fellowships Office.

February 1, 4 p.m. EST: Revised draft of complete Udall application and all three *recommendations due for campus committee review process.

*Recommendation letters should be uploaded online and should use the following naming structure: 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. Reference letters should be submitted on letterhead with a current date and signature (pdf is preferred).

Mid-February: Udall Campus Nomination Committee meets to select nominees.

Schedule for Nominees

MARCH 3, noon EST: Complete, final, revised Udall Scholarship application and final recommendation letters due for nominees.