Awards Overview

Please see the list of awards for your academic year or status.
Overview of Selected Undergraduate Awards

 

David L. Boren Scholarship

Application deadline for 2016-17 has closed;  look for early application in October for 2017-18 until early February 2017

 

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 Summer and Fall programs 2016 March 1, 2016

 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Applications for 2016 is closed. Applications for 2017 will become available in September 2016

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

Application deadline 2016 is closed

 

Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship

Application deadline 2016 March 1, 2016; application materials available early fall (approx. Oct 1st); application deadline approx. early March.

 

Wiesel Essay Prize (Ethics)

Essay for 2016 is closed.  Application deadline for 2017 TBA

 

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 Dr. Donna Bussell dbuss3@uis.edu

 

** 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

Application for 2016 is now closed

Applications for 2017 available late August

 

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 for 2016 is closed.  2017 application TBA.

 

Rhodes Scholarship

Application for 2016 is closed. Application for 2017 opens early July.

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

Application for 2016 is closed. Application for 2017 TBA; approx. early February 2017

 

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 Dr. Donna Bussell dbuss3@uis.edu

 

** Students apply for the Truman Scholarship as juniors