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Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships University of Illinois Springfield

Awards Overview

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

 

David L. Boren Scholarship

Applications for 2016 available late August; Deadline TBA; approx. 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 Summer and Fall programs 2016 TBA; approx. late February / early March.

 

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Applications for 2016 will become available in September 2015

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

Application deadline 2016 TBA; approx. early February.

 

Morris K. and Stewart L. Udall Scholarship

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

 

Wiesel Essay Prize (Ethics)

Essay for 2015 is closed.  Application deadline for 2016 TBA.

 

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

Critical Language Scholarship  (Summer program)

Application for Summer 2015 is now closed.  Application deadline for 2016 TBA

 

Fulbright UK Summer Institutes (Summer program)

Application deadlines vary: February and March 2016

 

Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment (Summer program)

Application deadline for 2015 now closed; Application deadline for 2016 TBA;  approx.  deadline early February 2016

 

*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 deadline TBA; approximately February 2016

Applications for 2016 available late August

 

Gates-Cambridge

Application opens September 1, 2015

 

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 2015 is closed.  2016 application deadline TBA

 

Madison Fellowship

Application Deadline March 1st each year

 

Marshall Scholarship

The 2016 Application will be available in late spring 2015.

 

Mitchell Scholarship

Application deadline October 1, 2015.

 

NSF-GRFP

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

 

Rangel International Studies

Application for 2015 is closed.  2016 application TBA.

 

Rhodes Scholarship

Application for 2015 is closed. Application for 2016 opens early July.

 

Harry S. Truman Scholarship**

Application deadline TBA; approx. early February 3, 2016

 

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS

 

Critical Language Scholarship  (Summer program)

Application for 2015 is closed.  Application deadline 2016 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