The following 2022-23 deadlines are for awards that require institutional endorsement and others that are frequently of interest to JMU students. Please review the full timeline for the awards you are interested in, paying particular attention to the internal deadlines that are specific to the JMU Office of Fellowships and Awards. To find deadlines for awards not on this list, visit the database and follow the links to the website of the fellowship(s) you are interested in.

* Requires nomination from JMU

Boren Scholarship (Undergraduate Students) *

  • Mid-October: Attend Boren information session
  • October-early January: Work with OFA on your application
  • Late January: Boren interviews
  • Late January: Internal application deadline (TBA)
  • Feb 2: External application deadline

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

  • Mid-October: Attend CLS information session
  • October-November: Work with OFA on your application
  • Mid-November (date TBA): External application deadline

DAAD RISE

  • Early November: Attend DAAD info session
  • November-December: Work with OFA on your application
  • December 15: External application deadline

Fulbright U.S. Student Program *

Consult Fulbright Application Guide for full list of internal and external deadlines

Gaither Junior Fellows Program *

  • October-November: Work with OFA on your application
  • December 5: Submit final draft of application to be considered for JMU nomination
  • Mid-December: JMU announces nominees
  • Early January: Submit application revisions to OFA
  • January 12: Internal application deadline
  • January 15: External application deadline
  • Mid-March: Finalist interviews
  • End of March: Announcement of awards

Gilman Scholarship

October Application

  • September: Work with OFA on your application
  • October 6, 2022: Application deadline

March Application

  • February: Work with OFA on your application
  • March 7, 2023: Application deadline

Goldwater Scholarship *

  • Late September: Attend Goldwater information session
  • October-early November: Work with OFA on your application
  • November 15: Submit final draft of application to be considered for JMU nomination
  • Early December: JMU announces nominees 
  • Mid-December to mid-January: Submit application revisions to OFA
  • January 20: Internal application deadline
  • Last Friday in January: External application deadline
  • Last Friday in March: Announcement of awards

Marshall Scholarship *

  • Early June: Notify OFA of intent to apply
  • June - August: Work with OFA on your application
  • Mid-August: Submit final draft of application to be considered for JMU nomination
  • Late August: JMU announces nominees
  • September 5: Internal application deadline
  • September 20: External application deadline
  • Late October: Practice interviews
  • November: Marshall interviews with finalists
  • November: Announcement of recipients shortly after interviews

Mitchell Scholarship *

  • Early June: Notify OFA of intent to apply
  • June - August: Work with OFA on your application
  • Mid-August: Submit final draft of application to be considered for JMU nomination
  • Late August: JMU announces nominees
  • September 5, 2022: Internal application deadline
  • September 30, 2022: External application deadline
  • October 3, 2022: Complete video interview
  • Late October: Practice interviews
  • Last week of October: Interviews with semi-finalists
  • Saturday before Thanksgiving: Interviews with finalists
  • Late November: Announcement of recipients shortly after interviews

NOAA Hollings Scholarship

  • Early November: Attend Hollings info session
  • November-January: Work with OFA on your application
  • End of January: External application deadline

NSF-GRFP

  • September-October: Work with OFA on your application
  • Week of October 17: External application deadlines

Rhodes Scholarship *

  • Early June: Notify OFA of intent to apply
  • Mid August: Submit final draft of application to be considered for JMU nomination
  • Late August: JMU announces nominees
  • September 5: Internal application deadline
  • October 3: External application deadline
  • Late October: Practice interviews
  • Friday & Saturday preceding Thanksgiving: District interviews
  • November: Announcement of awards 

Truman Scholarship *

  • October: Attend Truman info session
  • November: Work with OFA on your application
  • December 5: Submit final draft of application to be considered for nomination
  • Mid-December: JMU announces nominees
  • January: Work with OFA on application revisions
  • January 25: Internal application deadline
  • February 1: External application deadline
  • Early February: Practice interviews
  • Late February: Finalists announced
  • March and April: Interviews with regional review panels
  • Mid April: Announcement of awards

Udall Scholarship *

  • Early November: Attend Udall information session
  • November-February: Work with OFA on your application
  • Early February: Submit final draft of application to be considered for nomination
  • Mid-February to late February: Work with OFA on application revisions
  • Late February: Internal application deadline (TBA)
  • Early March: External deadline (TBA)
  • Early April: Announcement of awards

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