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Important Dates

Sep 1, 2018
Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program for study at Stanford University
Sep 6, 2018

Rhodes* for study at Oxford 

Marshall* for study in the UK

George Mitchell* for study in Ireland


Sep 13, 2018
Fulbright* for study abroad and English Teaching Assistantships
Sep 20, 2018
Thomas J. Watson Fellowship* for travel abroad
Oct 1, 2018

Catwalk Artist Residency Winter Session

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad programs 

Spring and Summer early application

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

Oct 4, 2018
Luce Scholars Program* for an internship in Asia
Oct 12, 2018
For Spring 2017 Freeman-ASIA need-based funding to assist with the cost of study abroad programs.
Oct 18, 2018
Churchill Scholarships* to study Math or Science at Cambridge
Nov 1, 2018
Late Oct/Early Nov
Deadline for entering the National Science Foundation competition (GRE required). See NSF website for deadlines.
Nov 8, 2018
Saint Andrew’s Society Scholarship* for study in Scotland (Scottish heritage required)
Dec 1, 2018

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

Jan 15, 2019

Catwalk Artist Residency Summer Session

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

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

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

Jan 17, 2019

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, 2019

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

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

Vassar Cornelisen undergraduate fellowship* ($8,000)

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

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

Feb 6, 2019

Udall Scholarship* for Environmental Interests

Feb 25, 2019
Burnam Fellowships* for the summer
Mar 1, 2019
James Madison Graduate Fellowships for those pursuing graduate study in History Education (grades 7-12)
Mar 6, 2019
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad programs
Mar 9, 2019
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
Apr 6, 2019
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

*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