Fellowships Office

Fulbright Scholarship Competition

UR 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
APRIL-MAY If you are interested in the English Teaching Assistantship, please use our new Fulbright ETA Planning Tool. If you are interested in the Academic Fulbright Grant, please use our new Fulbright Full Grant Planning Tool.
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)