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Honors at Iowa and University of Iowa Scholarship Opportunity Deadlines

 Honors at Iowa 2017-18 Scholarship Competition - Universal Application

  • Submission Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2017 - EXTENDED!
  • Deadline for recommenders: Monday, February 13, 2017
  • Award Notifications: Monday, March 12, 2017
  • Award Presentations at Honors Spring Recognition Ceremony: April 2, 2017

The Kay Keeshan Hamod Scholarship for Excellence in History

  • Opportunity Deadline: October 4, 2016

The Howard Laster Award for Interdisciplinary Studies

  • Honors Opportunity Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2017

The Guy D. and Betty J. Williams Scholarship

  • Submission Deadline: Monday, February 20, 2017

The Stanley Undergraduate Award for International Research

  • UI International Programs Opportunity Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2017

National Fellowship Schedule │ Deadlines for Campus Applicants Pursuing Institutional Nomination and Support

The Gates Cambridge Scholarship

  • September 5, 2016: University of Cambridge Application (GRADSAF) opens
  • September 8, 2016: UI Campus Support Deadline for applicants and recommenders
  • October 12, 2016 at 12 AM UK Time: Deadline for submission of applications to the University of Cambridge
  • October 26, 2016: Deadline for submission of letters of recommendation and supplemental materials.

The George Mitchell Scholarship*

  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: Tuesday, September 1, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for UI Nominees:  Tuesday, September 29, 2016

The Marshall Scholarship*

  • September 1, 2016 - Campus Nomination Deadline
  • September 30, 2016 – Deadline for sharing FINAL recommendations with the Director of Scholar Development. Thank you for sharing (at least a draft version) of your recommendation with me by email at kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu by this date to allow me to include your perspective in our institutional nomination letter as requested by the Marshall Foundation.   
  • October 3, 2016 - Deadline for submission of final nominee applications and recommendations Because online application portals can and do malfunction, I encourage writers to upload their letters into the system by Saturday, October 1, 2016, but letters MUST be in the application system by 11:59 PM Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on Monday, October 3, 2016.

The Rhodes Scholarship*

  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline:  September 1, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for UI Nominees & Recommenders: Tuesday, September 29, 2016

The Winston Churchill Scholarship*

  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: Thursday, October 8, 2016
  • Deadline for submission of application to the University of Cambridge: October 13, 2016
  • Deadline for submission of recommendations and supplemental materials to Cambridge: October 27, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for UI Institutional Nominees: November 8, 2016

The Soros Fellowship for New Americans*

  • UI Campus Support Deadline:  September 21, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for UI Nominees:  November 1, 2016  

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship*

  • Electronic Application Opens: September, 6 2016
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: 12 NOON, Monday, November 7, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for Campus Nominees: January 27, 2017
  • Faculty Recommendation Deadline: January 27, 2017

The Harry S. Truman Scholarship*

  • Application open: August 1, 2016
  • Campus Nomination Deadline: 12 NOON, November 14, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for Recommenders: Friday, February 3, 2017
  • Submission Deadline for Campus Nominees: Monday, February 6, 2017

The Beinecke Scholarship*

  • Campus Nomination Deadline:  Wednesday, January 31, 2017 - EXTENDED
  • Submission Deadline for Campus Nominees: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Udall Scholarship*

  • Campus Nomination Deadline: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - EXTENDED
  • Submission Deadline for Campus Nominees: March 8, 2017

The Humanity In Action Fellowship

  • UI Campus Support Deadline: Tuesday, December 1, 2016
  • Submission Deadline: Wednesday, January 4, 2017

The Carnegie Junior Fellows Program*

  • Application Open: Mid-October - Prospective applicants should contact the DSD directly to obtain materials
  • UI Campus Nomination Deadline: Tuesday, December 13, 2016
  • Submission Deadline for Campus Nominees: Wednesday, January 11, 2017
  • Application files and endorsements must be RECEIVED by Carnegie ON the established deadline.

To access more information about each of the listed opportunities or deadlines, click on the bolded title.      

To find out more about UIHP’s campus nomination process or how to prepare for national fellowship competitions, contact Honors' Director of Scholar Development at 335-1874 or kelly-thornburg@uiowa.edu.

PLEASE NOTE: Campus nomination deadlines are subject to change. 

*All opportunities listed with an asterisk after the title link require that students submit an application for institutional nomination to be considered for the award.