Deadlines for Current Fellowship Competitions

Please consult the detailed application deadlines below, and pay particular attention to the first internal deadline listed.  Students who miss this deadline are generally ineligible to apply for the fellowship for that year (but may be eligible to apply the following year, depending on eligibility requirements).  If the fellowship, scholarship, or opportunity you are interested in does not appear in the list below, please contact the Office of National and International Fellowships for more information.  For a PDF version, you may follow the 2013-14 competition deadlines link.

National & International Fellowships Deadlines for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

Rhodes Scholarship

Aug. 1

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Late August

Elon nominees announced

Sept. 5

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Sept. 12          

Internal deadline for final application

Oct. 1, 2014

External deadline for online submission

Week of Oct. 20 (approx.)

Mock interviews: National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Friday & Saturday Preceding Thanksgiving

District interviews

November

Announcement of awards

**requires institutional nomination

George W. Mitchell Scholarship

Aug. 1

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Late August

Elon nominees announced

Sept. 5

Revised draft due after consultation with Coordinator

Sept. 12

Internal deadline for final application

Oct. 1, 2014

External deadline for online submission

Week of Oct. 20 (approx.)

Mock interviews: National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Mid-November

Finalist interviews in Washington DC

Late November

Announcement of awards

**requires institutional nomination

Marshall Scholarship

June 1

Draft application due

July 1

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Aug. 1

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Late August

Elon nominees announced

Sept. 5

Revised draft due after consultation with Coordinator

Sept. 12, 2014

Internal deadline for final application

Oct. 1, 2014

External deadline for online submission & mailed transcripts

Week of Oct. 20 (approx.)

Mock interviews: National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Early November

Interviews with shortlisted candidates

November

Announcement of winners shortly after interviews

**requires institutional nomination

Fulbright U.S. Student Grants

June 1

Intent to apply and signed waiver due

Aug. 8

Draft application due to be considered for endorsement

Aug. - Sept.

Multiple revised drafts due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Sept. 19, 2014

Internal deadline for final application

End of Sept./Early Oct.

Interview with National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Oct. 14, 2014

External deadline for online submission

January

Official notification to shortlisted candidates

Spring

Announcement of awards

**requires Campus Committee Evaluation

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Aug. 30

Draft application due

Sept. 12

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Sept. 26

Internal deadline for final application

Oct. 15, 2014

External deadline for online submission

Early Dec.

Mock interviews: National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Jan. 31-Feb. 1, 2015 (approx.)

Interviews in Washington, DC

February

Announcement of awards

**does not require institutional nomination

Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship

Sept. 5

Draft application due

Sept. 26

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Oct. 10

Internal deadline for final application

Oct. 31, 2014

External deadlines: electronic submission then hard copy

April 1 (at the latest)

Announcement of awards

**does not require institutional nomination

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowships  (NOT YET UPDATED FOR 2014-2015)

Sept. 15 (approximate)

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Oct. 1 (approximate)

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Oct. 16 (approximate)

Internal deadline for final application

Nov. 19, 2014

External deadline for submission of online application

Jan. 9, 2015

Deadline for receipt of supplementary materials

April

Announcement of awards

**does not require institutional nomination

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NOT YET UPDATED FOR 2013-2014)

Sept. 20

Draft application due

Oct. 11

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc.  Dir.

Nov. 1 (approximate)

Internal deadline for final application

mid-November

External deadlines: electronic submission then hard copy

April

Announcement of awards

**does not require institutional nomination

Boren Scholarship (undergraduate students)

Nov. 17, 2014

Draft application due to be considered for endorsement

Dec. 2, 2014

On-campus evaluative interview

Jan. 5, 2015

Internal deadline for final application

Feb. 4, 2015

External deadline for online submission

Early May

Announcement of awards

**requires institutional evaluation

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

Oct. 31

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Mid-November

Elon nominees announced

Dec. 1

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Jan. 12, 2015

Internal deadline for final application

Feb. 3, 2015

External deadline for online submission

Week of Feb. 2 (approximate)

Mock interviews: National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Feb. 27, 2015

Finalists announced

March 5-April 11, 2015

Interviews with regional review panels

April 15, 2015

Announcement of awards

**requires Institutional nomination

Carnegie Junior Fellows Program

Nov. 1

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Nov. 19 (approximate)

Elon nominees announced

Dec. 5

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Jan. 2

Internal deadline for final application

Jan. 15, 2015

External deadline for hardcopy application

February/early March

Finalist interviews

March 31

Announcement of awards

**requires institutional nomination

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Nov. 1

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Mid-November

Elon nominees announced

Dec. 2

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Jan. 17, 2015

Internal deadline for final application

Jan. 23, 2015

External deadlines for online submission then supporting docs

Late March

Announcement of awards

**requires institutional nomination

Udall Scholarship

Nov. 13

Draft application due to be considered for nomination

Early December

Elon nominees announced

Feb. 2, 2014

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Feb. 16

Internal deadline for final application

TBA (early March)

External deadline: receipt of paper application

Early April

Announcement of awards

**requires Institutional nomination through the online registration system by late Feb.

Boren Fellowship (graduate students)

Nov. 24, 2014

Draft application due

Dec. 31, 2014

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Jan. 12, 2015

Internal deadline for final application

Jan. 27, 2015

External deadline for online submission then supporting docs

Early May

Announcement of awards

**does not require institutional nomination

James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Jan. 12, 2015

Draft application due

Feb. 2, 2015

Revised draft due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Feb. 13, 2015

Internal deadline for final application

March 1, 2015

External deadline for online submission

March 4, 2015

External deadline for online submission of supporting docs

**does not require institutional nomination

Schwarzman Scholarship

Aug. 1

Draft application due

Aug. – Sept.

Multiple revised drafts due after consultation with Director/Assoc. Dir.

Oct. 1, 2015

External deadline

Week of Oct. 20 (approx.)

Mock interviews: National Fellowships Advisory Committee

Mid-November

Interviews for semi-finalists

Late November

Announcement of winners shortly after interviews

**does not require institutional nomination