Selected Fellowships Deadline

Below is a list of major national competitive fellowships, scholarships, and grants.  Where noted, some grants are Barnard College specific.  For information on these opportunities, please see fellowships and scholarships.  Interested students should contact Beyond Barnard for more information and guidance.  Dates reflect the 2018-2019 academic year.  Please note that application deadline are tentative.  


Microfluidics Scholarship—Application deadline:  August 1.

Pagely Scholarship—Application deadline:  August 6.


British Marshall Scholarship—Internal deadline: September 1. Application deadline: October 1.

Fulbright US Student Program—Internal deadline: September 1. Application deadline: October 9.

German Chancellor Fellowship—Application deadline: September 15.

Knight-Hennessy Scholarship—Application deadline: September 12, 1:00pm PST.

The Mitchell Scholarship—Application deadline: September 28.

The Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship—Application deadline: September 17.

Thomas Pickering Graduate Fellowship — Application deadline September 20.

Rhodes Scholarship—Internal deadline:  September 1.  Application deadline: October 3. 

Schwarzman Scholarship—Application deadline:  September 27.


British Marshall Scholarship—Application deadline: October 1.

Fulbright US Student Program—Application deadline: October 9.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program—October 2, 2018, for spring semester abroad; March 6, 2019 for fall and full-year programs.       

Gates Cambridge Scholarship—Application deadline: October 12. 

Luce Scholars Program—Internal deadline: October 10. Application deadline: November 1.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program—Application deadline:  October (see website for exact deadlines for various fields of study).

Rhodes Scholarship—Application deadline: October 4. 

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship—First Application deadline: October 17.


Associate Alumnae of Barnard College (AABC) Fellowship—Application Deadline:  Mid-November.

CJC Scholarship (Barnard specific)—Application deadline:  November 30.

Critical Language Scholarship Program—Application deadline: November 29.

Jet Program—Application deadline: November.

Luce Scholars Program—Application deadline: November 1.

Lucyle Hook Travel Grants (Barnard specific)—Application deadline: November 5. 

Margot Krut Fund for the Performing Arts (Barnard specific)—Application deadline: November 30.

Soros Fellowships for New Americans—Application Deadline: November 1.

Truman Scholarship—Internal deadline: November 30. Application deadline:  February 5, 2019.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship—Second Application deadline: November 30.


The Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals—Application deadline: December 1.

Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowships—Application deadline: December 14; supporting materials, January 9, 2019

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly Carnegie Junior Fellows)—Internal deadline: December 1.  Application deadline: January 15, 2019.

Payne USAID International Development Graduate Fellowship Program—Application Deadline: December 21.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship—Internal deadline: December 18.  Application Deadline: January 25, 2019.

National Physical Science Consortium: Graduate fellowships in the Physical Sciences—Application deadline:  December 8.


Andover Teaching Fellowship Program—candidates are urged to apply early to facilitate interviewing. Application must be postmarked by date of deadline—Application Deadline: January 1. 

Arthur Liman Yale Summer Fellowship—Application deadine:  January 30.

Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship—Application deadine:  January 25, 5:00pm.

Beinecke Scholarship—Internal deadline: January 18.  Application Deadline: February 13.

Clarendon Scholarship—Students applying for a master's degree or DPhil course by the January admissions deadline at Oxford University are automatically considered for this scholarship.

Coro Fellows Program in Public Affairs—Application deadline January 9.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship—Application deadline January 5.

Davis Projects for Peace—Internal deadline: January 18.  Application deadline: February 11. 

Josephine De Karmen Fellowship—Application deadine:  January 31.

Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Program—Application deadline: January 20.

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly Carnegie Junior Fellows)—Application deadline: January 15, 2019.

The Helen Fellowship (AMNH)—Application deadine:  January 21.

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship—Application deadine:  January 31.

Humanity in Action Fellowship—Application deadine:  January 8.

Mortimer Hays-Brandeis Traveling Fellowships—Application Deadline: January 31. 

Mount Vernon Leadeship Fellowship—Application deadline: January 31.

Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics—Application deadline: January 19.

Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship—Final Application deadline: January 31.


Beinecke Scholarship—Application Deadline: February 13.

David L. Boren Undergraduate Scholarship—all applications must be submitted to the Boren Foundation by Barnard—Application Deadline: February 8. 

Davis Projects for Peace—Application deadline:  February 11.

The Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme—Students must be applying to start a full-time graduate degree in various subjects in the Humanities.  Application deadline:  Registration of relevant coursework by January deadline.

Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellowship and Fund—Applications must be submitted to Dean Kuan Tsu by the beginning of the month. Internal deadline: TBA.

The Peter Juviler and Dennis Dalton Fund (Barnard specific)—Application deadline:  February 22.

The Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Summer Enrichment Program—Application deadline:  February 5. 

Truman Scholarship—Application deadline: February 5. 

Udall Scholarship—Internal deadline:  February 16.  Application deadline:  March 7.

MARCH 2019

James Madison Fellowship (Junior Fellowship)—Application Deadline: March 1. 

J.W. Saxe Memorial Prize—Application Deadline: March 15.

Tow Summer Research Fellowship (Barnard specific)—Application Deadline: March 1.

Udall Scholarship—Application deadline:  March 7.

Weatherhead Undergraduate Training Grant—Application deadline: March 1. 

APRIL 2019

Association of Teachers of Japanese Bridging Project for Study Abroad in Japan—Application Deadline:  April 11, 2019.

Con Edison Summer Internships in Science—Application deadline:  April 15.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund—Application deadline:  April 1. 


Levin-Goffe Scholarship—Application deadline: Early June.

Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships—deadlines are set by local Rotary clubs and therefore vary.

Traub-Dicker Rainbow Scholarship—Application deadline: Late June.