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 is a calendar of deadlines for fellowship and scholarship applications for the 2014-15 academic year.  Please scroll down to view upcoming events.

PLANNING CALENDAR for Academic Year 2014-15
*Please note that Amherst preliminary deadlines fall well BEFORE the national deadlines *

Scholarship/ Fellowship

Amherst
Deadline

Amherst Committee Interview Week

National Deadline

Awardees Notified

Marshall

September 8, 2014

September 15-19

October  1, 2014

Mid to Late November

Mitchell

September 8, 2014

September 15-19

October  1, 2014

Week of November 24

Rhodes

September 8, 2014

September 15-19

October  1, 2014

Late November

Gates

Direct apply N/A
Cambridge App is available Sept. 1

N/A

October  15, 2014

Mid February

Fulbright Grant
and ETA

September  12, 2014

September 22-26

October  14, 2014
by 5pm EDT

Late March to early May

Watson

 

October 1, 2014

October 13-17

November  5, 2014
by 3pm EDT

Mid March

Luce

October  10, 2014

October 20-24

November  3, 2014

Mid February

Churchill

October  14, 2014

TBD

November  11, 2014

Mid April

St. Andrew’s

November  7, 2014

TBD

December  15, 2014

Late March

Amherst Doshisha

November  5, 2014

Saturday, December 6, afternoon

N/A

Late January

Carnegie

November  17, 2014

December 1-5

January  15, 2015

March 31

Goldwater

December 1, 2014

N/A

January  23, 2015
by 5pm CT

Late March

Truman

November 21, 2014

December 1-5

February  3, 2015

April 11

Fulbright mtvU

February 4, 2015

TBA

February 27, 2015
By 5pm EST

Mid May

AC Fellowships for Graduate Study

February  10, 2015

N/A

N/A

Mid April

EVENTS

OCTOBER 2014

Thursday, October 30 - Porter Lounge, Converse Hall 5:30-6:30 pm

Denise Gagnon, Director of Fellowship Advising, Pierre Joseph ‘15, 2014 Truman Scholar, and Kyra Ellis-Moore '15, 2014 Truman Finalist will be speaking about the preliminary application, the national application and interview process, and answering questions.  We encourage all interested juniors and forward-thinking sophomores to attend.

Below please find information about the Harry S. Truman Scholarship available to juniors, with a preliminary application due date of Friday, November 21, 2014.    

Please RSVP to the Office of Fellowships (fellowships@amherst.edu) if you plan to attend.

 

SEPTEMBER 2014

Wednesday, Sept. 3 -- Cole Assembly, Converse Hall -- 7:00 pm
Thursday, Sept. 4 -- Cole Assembly, Converse Hall -- 4:30 pm

Learn about national fellowships and scholarships for study, teaching, research, or travel for the year after you graduate. Come to one of two meetings which will focus on those available to seniors. Denise Gagnon, Director of Fellowship Advising, will be discussing the different fellowships, the application process, upcoming deadlines, letters of recommendation, and effective project proposals and personal statements. Recent alumni fellowship finalists and winners, Bessie Young ’11 (Luce Scholar, Mitchell Scholar, Watson finalist) and Lindsay Stern ‘13 (Watson Fellow) will be joining us on Wednesday, Sept 3 to answer questions and discuss their experiences.  Juniors are invited to attend as it’s not too soon to become acquainted with these opportunities.

Cookies and conversation to follow.

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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