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Skidmore College
Associate Dean of the Faculty for Student Academic Affairs

Dates and Deadlines

The following table indicates the timeline for each scholarship and fellowship the Office of Academic Advising currently supports.  There is a nomination process for the scholarships and fellowships listed, so please contact the Office of Academic Advising the semester prior to the scholarship's institutional deadline.     

This calendar undergoes constant revision, so please contact Marla Melito at for more specific information.

Fall Semester

Scholarship Contact Office By Skidmore Deadline*
Marshall Scholarship June 15 Sept. 15
Mitchell Scholarship June 15 Sept. 15
Rhodes Scholarship June 15 Sept. 15
The Gates Cambridge Scholarship June 15 Sept. 15
Fulbright Scholarship (See Fulbright page for important information regarding deadlines) June 30th (at the latest) Research: August 1
ETA: August 15
Final Copy: September 15
The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans June 15 Sept. 20
Davies-Jackson Scholarship June 15 Sept. 20
Graduate Reseaerch Fellowship Program June 15 October
EPA Gro Scholarship June 15 Nov. 10

Spring Semester

Scholarship Contact Office By Skidmore Deadline* Institutional Deadline
James C Gaither Junior Fellows Program (Formerly the Carnegie Junior Fellows Program) September/October Dec. 10 Jan. 12, 2018 (projected, date not announced)
Goldwater Scholarship September/October Dec. 20 Jan. 26 2018 (last Friday in January)
DAAD Scholarship*

*There are a variety of DAAD scholarships available.
Please visit the DAAD webpage for the most accurate information.

September/October Dec. 5

November 1 & 15 (graduate) projected

Jan. 31 (undergrad) projected

Truman Scholarship September/October Jan. 15  Feb. 6, 2018 (projected, date not announced)
Boren Scholarship September/October Dec. 15 February 8, 2018
James Madison Fellowship September/October Feb. 5 Mar. 1, 2018 (received by 5PM Central Time)
National Collegiate Athletic Association   Contact office Deadline depends on sport

*For all scholarships, the Skidmore College deadline must be met for your application to be endorsed.