Contact Jessica Hunt, assistant dean and director of scholarships, at to discuss the procedures for competing for a campus nomination for the following awards: Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Churchill, Carnegie-Gaither, Truman, Goldwater, Udall, and Beinecke.

Contact Maria de Rocher, assistant dean and director of student engagement and programming and Fulbright U.S. Student Program adviser, at the spring before you intend to apply for the Fulbright Academic Grant or English Teaching Assistantship.

Contact Elizabeth Hughes, student affairs professional and Boren Awards campus representative, at in early fall to discuss the Boren Scholarship. (Elizabeth also serves as an advisor for the Critical Language, Rangel, Pickering, and Payne scholarships.)

For these scholarships, candidates must meet a campus deadline (which usually falls 1-2 months before the external deadline), be evaluated, and, in some cases, be officially nominated by their home institutions.

For the major graduate scholarships that compete in the fall, applicants should begin working with the director of scholarships the spring before they seek nomination.

Campus Deadlines

  • Churchill, Marshall, Mitchell, Rhodes: August 1
  • Fulbright: Early September
  • Truman, with campus interviews in mid-November: Early November
  • Goldwater: Early November
  • Carnegie: Early December
  • Boren Scholarship, with campus interviews in mid-January: Early January
  • Udall: Late January

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