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Important Dates

Mar 1, 2017
James Madison Graduate Fellowships for those pursuing graduate study in History Education (grades 7-12)
Mar 4, 2017
Noyce Internship Program* Internships in the STEM discplines
Mar 28, 2017
Fall/all year programs Freeman Asia funding for U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia to study in Asia
May 3, 2017

Burnam Fellowships* for the summer (freshmen only)

Jane Dealy and Woodrow Wirsig Memorial Prize, seniors interested in journalism

Sep 6, 2017

Rhodes* for study at Oxford and Marshall* for study in the UK


George Mitchell* for study in Ireland


Schwarzman Scholars Program for study in China: Campus deadline for assesment form

Sep 13, 2017
Fulbright* for study abroad and English Teaching Assistantships
Sep 20, 2017
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship* for travel abroad
Oct 1, 2017

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad programs 

Spring'16 and Summer'16 early application

Usually late October Hertz Fellowships PhD degree in applied physical, biological & engineering sciences

Oct 4, 2017
Luce Scholars Program* for an internship in Asia
Oct 12, 2017
For Spring 2017 Freeman-ASIA need-based funding to assist with the cost of study abroad programs.
Oct 18, 2017
Churchill Scholarships* to study Math or Science at Cambridge
Nov 1, 2017
Late Oct/Early Nov
Deadline for entering the National Science Foundation competition (GRE required). See NSF website for deadlines.
Nov 8, 2017
Saint Andrew’s Society Scholarship* for study in Scotland (Scottish heritage required)
Dec 1, 2017

James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program (formerly Carnegie Junior Fellows)* to work as a research assistant to the Endowment’s senior associates.

Goldwater* for sophomores/juniors in Sciences

Truman* for juniors interested in Public Service

Dec 8, 2017
Catwalk Artist Residency- Alumni Only-residencies to pursue art making, collaborative projects and scholarly pursuits focusing on art
Jan 15, 2018

Vassar WK Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts*(Funding to pursue your art, not graduate school or performing arts)

Davis United World Scholars- 100 Projects for Peace* open to all classes, summer project anywhere in the world

Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship for sophomores and juniors interested in pursuing a career in foreign service

Jan 17, 2018

Chinese Government Scholarship* open to graduating seniors to study in China

Boren/NSEP Awards for International Study  provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. 

Feb 1, 2018

Vassar Maguire Fellowship* for study abroad ($25,000)

Vassar Cornelisen* for language study abroad ($18,000)

Vassar Cornelisen undergraduate fellowship* ($8,000)

Beinecke Scholarship* Juniors who will pursue graduate study in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Catwalk Artist Residency- Alumni Only-residencies to pursue art making, collaborative projects and scholarly pursuits focusing on art 

Maria Mitchell Internships* at MMA on Nantucket

Feb 6, 2018

Udall Scholarship* for Environmental Interests

Feb 24, 2018
Summer Programs Freeman Asia funding for U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia to study in Asia
Feb 25, 2018
Burnam Fellowships* for the summer

*Campus Deadlines: indicates that applicants must be selected, nominated, or endorsed by Vassar's faculty Committee on Fellowships

++ Indicates that the current competition deadline is not yet known … check website