Fellowships
Converse Hall

Office of Fellowships
213 Converse Hall
Amherst College
Amherst, MA  01002

Fax. 413-542-8555

Denise Murphy Gagnon
Director of Fellowship Advising
413-542-2536

Suzanne Fogel Spencer
Fellowships Coordinator
413-542-5079

Fellowship Deadlines & Events

Below are upcoming events followed by  a calendar of deadlines for fellowship and scholarship applications for the 2015-16 academic year. 

EVENTS
September 2015

SENIORS AND JUNIORS: Information sessions about national fellowships with early fall deadlines will take place September 8 and 10, 2015. In both sessions, Denise Gagnon, Director of Fellowship Advising, will give an overview of all the fellowships and scholarships administered through this office. Particular attention will be focused on the different eligibility requirements, the application processes, tips for personal statements and project proposals, and how to ask for and receive good letters of recommendation for specific fellowships and scholarships.

Tuesday, Sept. 8
7:00-8:00pm, Cole Assembly, Converse Hall
Watson and Fulbright Fellowships

Thursday, Sept. 10
4:30-5:30pm, Cole Assembly, Converse Hall
Luce, Carnegie, Churchill, Gates, and Amherst Doshisha

PLANNING CALENDAR for Academic Year 2015-16

*Please note that Amherst preliminary deadlines fall well BEFORE the national deadlines *

Scholarship/
Fellowship

Amherst
Deadline

On-Campus Interview

National Deadline

Awardees Announced

Marshall

Sept. 4, 2015

September 14-18

October  1, 2015

Late November

Mitchell

Sept. 4, 2015

September 14-18

October  1, 2015
5pm EDT

November 22

Rhodes

Sept. 4, 2015

September 14-18

October  1, 2015

Late November

Schwarzman

Sept. 4, 2015
(enrolled seniors only)

September 14-18

October 1, 2015

Late November

Gates Cambridge

Direct apply
N/A

N/A

October 15, 2015

Late November

Fulbright Grant

September 16, 2015

Sept.21-25

October  13, 2015
by 5pm EDT

Most between March  and May

Fulbright ETA

September  16, 2015

TBD

October  13, 2015
by 5pm EDT

Most between March and May

Watson

October 5, 2015

Oct. 19-23

November  4, 2015
by 3pm EDT

Mid March

Luce

October 9, 2015

Oct. 14-15

November  2, 2015

Mid February

Churchill

October  14, 2015

N/A

November  10, 2015

Mid April

St. Andrew’s

Nov. 6, 2015

TBD

December  15, 2015

Late March

Amherst Doshisha

Nov. 9, 2015

Nov. 30- Dec. 5

N/A

Late January

Carnegie

Nov. 16, 2015

Dec. 7-11

January  15, 2016

 

Goldwater

Nov. 18, 2015

N/A

January  27, 2016
by 6pm EST

Late March

Truman

Nov. 18, 2015

Nov. 30- Dec. 4

February 2, 2016

 

Fulbright mtvU

February  5, 2016 TBA

N/A

March  1, 2016
By 5pm EST

Late Spring

AC
Fellowships

February  10, 2016

N/A

N/A

Mid April

 

 
Converse Hall

Office of Fellowships
213 Converse Hall
Amherst College
Amherst, MA  01002

Fax. 413-542-8555

Denise Murphy Gagnon
Director of Fellowship Advising
413-542-2536

Suzanne Fogel Spencer
Fellowships Coordinator
413-542-5079