Prestigious International/National Fellowships

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Campus Deadlines

Deadlines vary by award. For some, you apply as a senior or graduate student; others accept applications from juniors and sophomores.
The following is a guide for the major awards UNCG students frequently apply for.

For further information about scholarships, fellowships, or the Fulbright Research program, or to set up an appointment, please fill out this inquiry form.


Pickering Fellowship
  • For seniors applying to graduate school (public policy, international affairs, public administration, business, economics, political science, sociology, or foreign languages)
  • Campus deadline is August 15th.
Rangel Fellowship
  • For seniors applying to graduate school (public administration, public policy, international relations, business administration, economics, history, political science, communications, or foreign languages)
  • Campus deadline is August 15th.
Barry Goldwater Scholarship
  • For math and science students (sophomores and juniors)
  • November 15 campus deadline (Feb. 1 final online submission deadline)
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
  • For Pell-eligible students to study abroad
  • Deadlines are early October and early March
Truman Scholarship
  • For public service (juniors)
  • January 15 campus deadline (Feb 1 final online submission deadline)
Udall Scholarship
  • For environmental careers (sophomores and juniors)
  • Native American students interested in tribal health care or tribal policy February 15 campus deadline (March 1 final online submission deadline)
Critical Language Scholarships
  • Two Months Summer Intensive Language Study overseas (critical languages including Chinese, Japanese and Russian)
  • November 1 campus deadline
Fulbright Grants
  • For teaching or study/research (seniors and graduates/graduate students)
  • August 17 campus deadline for study/research awards
  • September 15 campus deadline for teaching awards
Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships
  • For seniors
  • September 15 campus deadline