Highlighted Dates and Deadlines

Applicants for the below nationally competitive extraordinary opportunities are encouraged to schedule an introductory meeting with the National Scholarships and Fellowships Coordinator (NSFC).  In general, applicants should then plan to have several follow up advising meetings.  After that, applicants should allot at least four weeks (and often eight-12 weeks) to prepare a strong application with guidance from the NSFC and to obtain strong and detailed letters of recommendation. 

Dates

Fall 2019 information sessions (on Fridays in ACB 211 unless otherwise noted)
-Learn more about extraordinary opportunities with campus and national deadlines between October 2019 and spring 2020. Opportunities will include graduate school funding, international experiences (study, internships, research, and language learning), undergraduate research, and leadership development. 

October:

October 17-18: Extraordinary Global Experiences series (view full details at http://bit.ly/Oct17-182019_ExtraordGlobExps)
Who: all NC A&T students and alumni
What: Learn about funded opportunities to learn less commonly taught languages overseas with the Boren Awards; ask questions of on- and off-campus panelists who can connect you to internship, career, and educational opportunities domestically and abroad; hear from Ambassador Gentry Smith during the University Honors Program Lecture Series; get job application tips from our region’s Diplomat-in-Residence; and meet Emmanuel Johnson ’13, NC A&T’s first Fulbright Program grant recipient! Registration is encouraged, but not required: http://bit.ly/Register_EGEseries_Oct17-182019 

Thursday, Oct. 17
-11:30AM-12:30PM, Gibbs 123: Boren Awards information session
-1PM-2PM, Gibbs 123: Panel 1 (undergraduate opportunities)
-2:15PM-3:15PM, Gibbs 123: Panel 2 (postgraduate opportunities)
-7PM*-8PM, ACB 101 (auditorium): UHP Fall Lecture Series featuring Ambassador Gentry Smith
This lecture is co-hosted by UHP and the Department of History & Political Science
*UHP students should check in for lecture credit by 6:45PM.
 
Friday, Oct. 18
12PM-1:30PM, ACB 211: Joint recruitment event with the State Department and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
2:30PM-4PM, McNair 240 (auditorium): Joint presentation and Fulbright Program grant information session featuring Emmanuel Johnson '13

Registration links, dates, and locations will be posted for the following: 

-Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program
Who: current sophomores interested in leadership development during summer 2020
-Udall Scholarship and NOAA Hollings/EPP MSI Scholarships
Who: current sophomores and juniors with demonstrated committment to environmental issues or environmental/STEM education 

Deadlines

Fall 2019 campus application deadlines for endorsed awards/opportunities
October 22, 2019 by 5PM ET
-Goldwater Scholarship
-Truman Scholarship

November 12, 2019 by 5PM ET (for those wanting the optional campus representative evaluation)
-Boren Scholarship
-Boren Fellowship

November 26, 2019 by 5PM ET
-Gaither Junior Fellows Program
-Udall Scholarship

Fall 2019 final deadlines for nonendorsed awards/opportunities

October 21-25 2019
-National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP)

November 1, 2019
-PPIA Junior Summer Institutes
-Payne International Development Fellowship (USAID)

November 1, 2019 by 2PM ET
-Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

November 19 2019 by 8PM ET
-Critical Language Scholarship

December 3, 2019 by 5PM ET
-Science and Mathematics Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship

December 3, 2019 or January 7, 2020 (depends on degree selection)
-Gates Cambridge Scholarship (Round 2-All other eligible applicants) (applicants are urged to seek advising before July 2019)

December 15, 2019
-DAAD Research Internships in Science and Engineering (RISE)

Spring 2020 final deadlines for nonendorsed awards/opportunities

Early January
-Ertegun Scholarship
-Humanity In Action Fellowships (Detroit, Europe, and John Lewis)
-Scoville Fellowship

Mid-late January 2020
-AAAS Mass Media Fellowship
-AAAS Diverse Voices in Science Journalism Internship
-Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) Scholarships
-Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program
-NOAA EPP/MSI Scholarship
-NOAA Hollings Scholarship

January 29, 2020 by 5PM ET
-Boren Fellowship

Early February
-Amgen Scholars Program
-Fulbright UK Summer Institutes

February 4, 2020 by 11:59PM ET
-Rangel International Affairs Undergraduate Summer Enrichment Program (SEP)

February 5, 2020 by 5PM ET
-Boren Scholarship

Mid-February
-Foreign Affairs Information Technology (FAIT) Fellowship 

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