Awards Overview

Please see the menu on the left for list of awards for your academic year or status.

Overview of Selected Undergraduate Awards

 

David L. Boren Scholarship

Studying foreign languages abroad, sponsored by the National Security Education Program.

Look for early application in October, with final application deadline in early February

 

DAAD

Application deadlines vary according to type of prize or internship. Short Session Programs available.

See website.

 

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

Application deadline for Summer and Fall programs in early March

 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship*

Applications open in September, due in late January

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

Application deadline early February

 

Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship*

Application materials available early October; application deadline mid- March.

 

Wiesel Essay Prize (Ethics)

Application deadline late December

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

Critical Language Scholarship  (Summer program)

Application for Summer 2016 is now closed.  Application deadline for 2017 TBA

 

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes (Summer program)

Application deadlines vary: February 23 or 26, 2016

 

Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment (Summer program)

Application deadline for 2016 now closed; Application deadline for 2017 TBA;  approx.  deadline early February 2017

 

*Requires students receive an endorsement from UIS; one exception for Fulbright, in which an “at-large” application is available. NOTE: Application deadlines given are for those of the awarding agency.  There will be an earlier UIS deadline for application materials for those awards requiring UIS endorsement and /or for which some or all of the application must be submitted by faculty advisors or the prestigious scholarship coordinator. For more information, please contact Keenan Dungey.

 

** Students apply for the Truman Scholarship as juniors

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Overview of Selected Awards for Graduates and Graduating Seniors

David L. Boren Fellowship

Applications for 2017 available late August. Deadline early February.

 

Gates-Cambridge

Application for 2016 is now closed

 

DAAD

Application deadlines vary according to type of prize or internship. Short Session Programs available.

 

Fulbright Programs*

Application deadlines vary (usually early fall)

(Awards for recent graduates, students in M.A. and doctoral programs, and young professionals in the arts, journalism, business, law, and other professional areas)

 

Fulbright Special Programs

Fulbright Hilary Rodham Clinton award

Fulbright mytvU awards

Fulbright National Geographic Digital Storytelling Prize

Applications deadlines vary (early fall)

 

Huntington Public Service Scholarship (graduating seniors)

Application for 2016 is closed.  2017 application deadline TBA

 

Madison Fellowship

Application Deadline March 1st each year

 

Marshall Scholarship

Application for 2016 is closed.  The 2017 Application will be available in late spring 2016

 

Mitchell Scholarship

Application for 2016 is closed.  The 2017 Application will be available October 1st.

 

NSF-GRFP

Application deadlines vary (late October-early November) depending on major

 

Rangel International Studies

Application due late September for following school year.

 

Rhodes Scholarship

Application opens mid August. Deadline Early October.

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

Application deadline early February of your junior year.

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

Critical Language Scholarship  (Summer program)

Application for 2016 is closed.  Application deadline 2017 TBA.

 

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*Requires students receive an endorsement from UIS; one exception for Fulbright, in which an “at-large” application is available. NOTE: Application deadlines given are for those of the awarding agency.  There will be an earlier UIS deadline for application materials for those awards requiring UIS endorsement and /or for which some or all of the application must be submitted by faculty advisors or the prestigious scholarship coordinator. For more information, please contact Keenan Dungey.

 

** Students apply for the Truman Scholarship as juniors