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, 2016
Amgen Scholarship Various deadlines in February; see the U.S. program at a glance guide for specifics.
Astronaut Scholarship National deadline TBD; UR nominations due February 15
Beinecke Scholarship ** February 17, 2017
Boren Graduate Fellowship January 31, 2017
Boren Scholarship ** February 9, 2017
Carnegie Junior Fellowship ** January 13, 2017
CDC Collegiate Leaders in Environmental Health TBD; usually late January
Churchill Scholarship ** November 7, 2017
CLS (Critical Language) Scholarship November 16, 2016
Cultural Vistas Fellowship January 6, 2017
DAAD EMGIP (Émigré Memorial German Internship Program)-Bundestag Internship September 15, 2016
DAAD German Studies Research Grant May 1, 2016 & November 1, 2016
DAAD RISE Professional January 31, 2017
DAAD RISE Scholarship January 15, 2017
DAAD Study & Internship Program (SIP) in Germany February 15, 2017
DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship January 31, 2017
DAAD University Summer Course Grant December 1, 2016
Davis Peace Fellowship ** TBD; usually early February (see also UR deadline)
DOE (Dept. of Energy) Computational Science Graduate Fellowship January 13, 2016
DHS (Dept. of Homeland Security) Summer Internship Program TBD; usually mid-December
Emerson National Hunger Fellowship TBD; usually mid-January
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship November 17, 2016
Fulbright U.S. Student Program** October 11, 2016
Fulbright US-UK Summer Institutes Scholarship TBD; usually mid- to late February, determined by institute. See website.
Gates Cambridge Scholarship October 12, 2016 US citizens based in the USA; December 7, 2016 all other eligible candidates
Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for Spring study** October 4, 2016
Gilman Scholarship – Deadline for Summer & Fall/Academic Year study ** March 7, 2017
Glamour's Top Ten College Women Prize September 15, 2016
Goldwater Scholarship ** February 1, 2016; UR campus deadline early December
Hertz Foundation Fellowship October 28, 2016
HIA (Humanity in Action) Fellowship January 4, 2017
Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship (NOAA) January 31, 2017
Humane Studies Fellowship TBD; usually late January
Samuel Huntington Public Service Award January 17, 2017
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Arts Award ** THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN DISCONTINUED.
John Lewis Fellowship TBD; usually early January
Josephine De Karman Fellowship January 31, 2017
Marshall Scholarship** October 3, 2016
MFA (Math For America) Fellowship Each MFA program has its own deadline.
Mitchell Scholarship** September 30, 2016
NDSEG (National Defense Science & Engineering) Fellowship December 9, 2016
NIH (National Institute of Health) GPP (Graduate Partnerships Program) December 1, 2016; see also partner institution deadlines.
NIH Summer Internship Programs March 1, 2017
NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholarship TBD; usually December 1
NIH UGSP (Undergraduate Scholarship Program) TBD; usually early March
NPSC (National Physical Science Consortium) Fellowship TBD; usually early December
NSF (National Science Foundation) Graduate Research Fellowship October 24, 2016 Life Sciences and Geosciences deadline
October 25, 2016 Computer and Information Science and Engineering, Engineering, Materials Research deadline
October 27, 2016 Social Sciences, Psychology, STEM deadline
October 28, 2016 Chemistry, Mathematical Sciences, Physics and Astronomy deadline
NYWICI (New York Women in Communications, Inc.) Foundation Scholarship TBD; usually late January
Payne International Development Fellowship TBD; usually mid-January
Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship TBD; usually mid-January
Pickering Undergraduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship TBD; usually mid-January
Princeton in Africa TBD; usually early November
Princeton in Asia TBD; usually mid-November
Princeton in Latin America November 7, 2016
Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Fellowship November 1, 2016
Rangel International Affairs Program September 19, 2016
Rhodes Scholarship** October 5, 2016
Rotary Global Grant Scholarship Varies by Rotary district; see Rotary Global Grant web page for more information.
RWTH-Aachen Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program January 31, 2017
Schwarzman Scholars Program** US/Global deadline September 15, 2016
Scoville Peace Fellowship Early January for Fall 2017 Deadline
September 30, 2016 for Spring 2017 Deadline
Sheila C. Johnson Fellowship Harvard Kennedy School deadline early December; Fellowship deadline in February
SMART (Science, Mathematics & Research for Transformation) Scholarship TBD: usually early December
SOARS (Significant Opportunities in Atmospheric Research and Science) Program TBD; usually early February
Soros Fellowship November 1, 2016
St. Andrew's Society of New York Graduate Study Scholarship** December 15 of senior year
The Language Flagship TBD; usually mid-January
Truman Scholarship **

TBD; usually early February

Tylenol Scholarship Program June 30, 2017
Udall Scholarship** TBD; usually early March
UNCF-Merck Undergraduate Science Research Scholarship Awards ** THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN SUSPENDED.
Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice TBD; usually late January
Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice TBD; usually early February
Whitaker International Fellowship ** January 17, 2017
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics December 14, 2016
Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships

TBD; usually three deadlines in October, November, and January. See program website for details