About National Fellowships

National Fellowships are a variety of prestigious awards that are funded by national governments, private foundations, and other entities. They can be used for things like a student's research, foreign language study, or general education.

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Why Apply for A National Fellowship?

National Fellowships help to facilitate a student's educational, professional, and personal development through unique and rewarding experiences.

Participating in the National Fellowships process often gives students deeper insights into who they are and what is most important to them.

National Fellowship Timelines

Astronaut Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: TBA
  • National Deadline: TBA
Boren Scholarship and Fellowship
  • Campus Deadline: 12/1/2023 5:00PM CST
  • National Deadline (Fellowship): TBA
  • National Deadline (Scholarship): TBA
Carnegie Institute - Gaither Junior Fellows
  • Campus Deadline: November 12, 2023 5:00PM CST
  • National Deadline: TBA
Critical Language Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: None
  • National Deadline: Mid-November 2022 7:00PM CST
Fulbright Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: September 10, 2023 5:00PM CST
  • National Deadline: TBA
Gilman Scholarship
  • Spring 2023 Deadline: Early October 2022 11:59PM PST
  • Summer Academic Year/ Fall 2022 Deadline: 3/1/2022 11:59PM PST

How To Get Started

  • ​​Reflect on your interests
  • Talk to friends, TAs, and professors
  • Read international news 
  • Take a foreign language class
  • Connect with student organizations 
  • Conduct research with LAUNCH: UGR
  • Visit fellowship websites and webinars
  • Attend drop in sessions
  • Check out the LAUNCH: National Fellowship Opportunities Database

Goldwater Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: 11/1/22 5:00pm CST
  • Letter of Recommendation Deadline: 11/1/22 5:00pm CST
  • National Deadline: 1/27/2023 5:00PM CST
Harry S. Truman Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: 11/12/2023 5:00PM CST
  • National Deadline: TBA
Knight Hennessy Fellowship
  • Campus Deadline: None
  • National Deadline: Early October 2022 1:00PM PST
Marshall Scholarship 
  • Campus Deadline: 8/1/2023 9:00AM CST
  • National Deadline: 9/20/2023 5:00PM CST
Mitchell Scholarship ​​
  • Campus Deadline: 8/1/2023 9:00AM CST
  • National Deadline: 9/28/2023 5:00PM EST
Rhodes Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: 8/1/2023 9:00AM CST
  • National Deadline: 10/3/2023 11:59PM EST
Udall Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: 11/12/2023 11:59PM CST
  • National Deadline: TBA
Winston Churchill Foundation Scholarship
  • Campus Deadline: 9/10/2023 9:00AM CST
  • National Deadline: 11/1/23 5:00PM EST