Awards Requiring Endorsement
Top Prestigious Awards
There is a campus deadline by which students must apply for the awards described below. Please work closely with the Office of Nationally Competitive Awards in order to build the best application possible prior to the campus deadline.
|Award||What Is This?||When To Apply||Award Support||Campus Deadline||National Deadline|
|Goldwater||The purpose of the Foundation is to provide a continuing source of highly qualified scientists, mathematicians, and engineers by awarding scholarships to college students who intend to pursue careers in these fields.||Sophomore or Junior Year (Student should have 1-2 years of undergraduate study remaining.)||$7,500 annually for undergraduate tuition||11/04/2013||01/28/2014|
|Truman||The mission of the Foundation is to find and recognize undergraduates with leadership potential who are committed to careers in public service.||Junior Year (Student should have one year of undergraduate study remaining.)||Up to $30,000 for professional or graduate study toward a public-service related degree||11/12/2013||02/04/2014|
|Udall||The Foundation awards scholarships and honorable mentions to sophomores and juniors committed to careers related to the environment, tribal public policy, or Native American health care.||Sophomore or Junior Year (Student should have at least one year of undergraduate study remaining.)||Up to $5,000 for undergraduate study||01/27/2014||03/05/2014|
|Boren||Boren Scholarships provide opportunities for undergraduate students to study in world regions critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad, such as Africa, Asia, Latin American, and the Middle East.
Boren Fellowships provide graduate students with the opportunity to add an important international and language component to their studies in an area critical to U.S. interests.
|Scholarship applicants should have at least one full year of undergraduate study remaining at the time of their application.
Fellowship applicants should be graduate students with at least one year of graduate study remaining.
|Scholarship awards are: $8,000 for a summer program (special initiative for STEM students only; 8 weeks minimum)
$10,000 for a semester; or
$20,000 for a full academic year.
Fellowship awards are up to $30,000 for graduate students applying for the Fellowship
|Scholarship & Fellowship:
|Scholarship Applicants: 02/05/2014
Fellowship Applicants: 01/28/2014
|Fulbright||The Fulbright Program operates in more than 155 countries worldwide and has provided approximately 310,000 participants with the opportunity to study, teach, or conduct research in each others' countries and exchange ideas. There are a variety of awards, including the U.S. Student Program for Research and Arts awards, the English Teaching Assistant (ETA) Program, the Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, the Fulbright Summer Institute, the Killman Fellowship Program and the Public Policy Fellowship Program.||Dependent upon the award for which you apply.||Dependent upon the award for which you apply.||Varies||Varies|
|Rhodes||The Rhodes Scholarships are awarded to scholars with promise to play an influential role in bettering society; scholars are intellectually, morally, and physically capable of leadership in any field.||Senior Year (Student must be in last year of undergraduate study.) or Recent Alum||The Rhodes Trust provides full financial support for Rhodes Scholars to pursue a graduate degree or degrees at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.||08/30/2013||10/2013|
|Marshall||Marshall Scholarships enable intellectually distinguished Americans to study for postgraduate degrees in the United Kingdom, to gain an appreciation for contemporary Britain, and to act as ambassadors.||Senior Year (Student must be in last year of undergraduate study.) or Recent Alum||University fees, cost of living, book grant, research and daily travel grants; Fares to and from the United States; Contribution toward the support of a dependent spouse for 1-3 years (2 years expected).||8/30/2013||10/2013|
|Mitchell||The Mitchell Scholars Program is designed to introduce and connect generations of future American leaders to the island of Ireland, while recognizing and fostering intellectual achievement, leadership, and a commitment to community and public service.||Senior Year (Student must be in last year of undergraduate study.) or Recent Alum||The Mitchell Scholars Program provides tuition, accommodations, a living expenses stipend, and an international travel stipend for one year of postgraduate study.||8/30/2013||10/2013|