Below is a list of general deadlines for fellowship opportunities. For more information on a specific award, please check the “Award Opportunities” pages.

Fellowship Deadline
Humanity in Action Fellowship Early January
James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program Mid-January
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Last Friday in January
Boren Fellowship Late January
Boren Scholarship Early February
Fulbright UK Summer Early-Mid February
Truman Scholarship Early February
Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship Mid-February
Gilman Scholarship Early March for summer and fall & academic year study abroad programs
James Madison Fellowship Early March
Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Early March
Freeman-Asia Early April for summer and fall & academic year study abroad programs
Charles B. Rangel Graduate Fellowship Mid-September
Pickering Fellowship Mid-Late September
DAAD Late September – Early November
George J. Mitchell Scholarship Late September/Early October
Schwarzman Late September
Fulbright US Student Program Early October
Freeman-Asia Early October for spring study abroad programs
Gate Cambridge Early October
Gilman Scholarship Early October for spring study abroad programs
Knight-Hennessy Scholarship Early October
Marshall Scholarship Early October
Rhodes First Wednesday of October each year
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program Mid-Late October (specific deadlines vary by field of study)
Hertz Foundation Fellowship Late October
Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship Early November
Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship Program November
Public Policy and International Affairs Program (PPIA) November
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship Late Fall/Early Winter (November – December)
National Institutes of Health MD/PhD Partnership Training Program Late Fall/Early Winter (November – December)
Critical Language Scholarship Late November
Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship Mid-December
National Institutes of Health Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program December
Yenching Academy Fellowship December