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Important Dates

Sep 6, 2019

Rhodes* for study at Oxford 

Marshall* for study in the UK

George Mitchell* for study in Ireland

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program for study at Stanford University


Sep 13, 2019
Fulbright* for study abroad and English Teaching Assistantships
Sep 17, 2019
Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship for seniors interested in pursuing a career in foreign service
Sep 20, 2019

Thomas J. Watson Fellowship* for travel abroad

Oct 1, 2019

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

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad programs

Oct 4, 2019
Luce Scholars Program* for an internship in Asia
Oct 12, 2019
For Spring 2019 Freeman-ASIA need-based funding to assist with the cost of study abroad programs.
Oct 18, 2019
Churchill Scholarships* to study Math or Science at Cambridge
Nov 1, 2019
Late Oct/Early Nov
Deadline for entering the National Science Foundation competition (GRE required). See NSF website for deadlines.
Nov 8, 2019
Saint Andrew’s Society Scholarship* for study in Scotland (Scottish heritage required)
Dec 1, 2019

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

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

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

Jan 15, 2020

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

Jan 17, 2020

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, 2020

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

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

Maria Mitchell Internships* at MMA on Nantucket

Udall Scholarship* for Environmental Interests

Mar 1, 2020

James Madison Graduate Fellowships for those pursuing graduate study in History Education (grades 7-12)

Mar 5, 2020
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship for undergraduate study abroad programs
Apr 5, 2020
All 2019-2020 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