Deadlines and Events

Deadlines and Events

Scholarship Deadlines

The chart below is a sampling of deadlines for some scholarships and fellowships (this is not an exhaustive list). Please note that most applications take two or more months to pull together. Therefore, students interested in applying for fellowships with a September or October deadline should do extensive work on their applications during the summer.


Fulbright* (9/14/15 at noon)

Gates Cambridge
Gilman (spring)
Knowles Science Teaching
Minority Teacher
Scoville (spring)

Critical Language (CLS)
DAAD Graduate
Jack Cooke Kent
NSF Graduate Research
PPIA Public Policy
Soros for New Americans


Boren Fellowship
DAAD Undergraduate
Echoing Green
NIH Oxford-Cambridge
NYC Urban Fellows
Payne International
Pickering Undergraduate
Samuel Huntington
Scoville (fall)

Boren Scholarship
Global Health
Pickering Graduate

Gilman (summer/fall)
James Madison
NIH Undergraduate

*These scholarships require a campus endorsement. The deadline listed is Eastern’s deadline for all materials to be considered for an endorsement by Eastern. Contact the fellowships office as early as possible to get assistance in the application process.

Workshops for Students 

The following are recurring workshops scheduled each year. Dates will be posted as they are finalized. To be notified when a date is selected, email us

Introduction to the Fulbright Grant: 4/9/14 at 3 p.m. in Webb 114

Have you thought about what you will do after graduation? Are you interested in doing research or teaching English in another country? The Fulbright Grant may be for you! This fellowship provides opportunities for high-achieving college seniors to apply for funding to spend a year in one of 150 countries around the world. It is a wonderful opportunity to learn or improve foreign language skills, develop new knowledge, and gain a cultural experience that will impact the rest of your life. This workshop will provide an overview of the Fulbright and explain the application process. It is designed for juniors, but freshmen and sophomores are welcome to attend. 

Introduction to the Truman Scholarship: 10/8/13 at 3 p.m.

Do you intend to pursue a graduate degree in Law, Public Administration, Public Policy, Public Health, Social Work, Education, International Affairs, or another degree that will prepare you to serve the public good? Is your long-term goal to improve the way that government, nonprofits, or educational institutions serve the public? If so, you may be interested in pursuing a Truman Scholarship. The Truman Scholarship provides college juniors with up to $30,000 to support their graduate education. Candidates must demonstrate academic excellence, a commitment to community service, leadership potential, and a solid awareness of current events and social problems. Learn more about this scholarship by attending the workshop in Student Center room 223. Please RSVP. Interested but can’t make it? Contact us

Introduction to Scholarships and Fellowships

Have you thought about your plans for after college? Have you considered going to graduate school, doing humanitarian work, learning a new language, or doing a research project in another country? This workshop, designed for freshmen and sophomores, will introduce you to national scholarships and fellowships, give an overview of some of the opportunities available, and give tips that you can implement NOW to make you more competitive when it’s time to apply. You’ll learn about some of the scholarships and fellowships that can provide support for school, professional experiences, and international study/research/humanitarian work.


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