Arts and Humanities

What do these various deadlines mean?

Campus Deadline: If an award has a campus deadline, you are required to apply through the MU Fellowships Office. Awards with campus deadlines require that you are endorsed the University of Missouri. Applicants must turn in a complete application to the Fellowship Office the posted campus deadline.

Priority Deadline: If an award has a priority deadline, you are not required to seek the advice of the Fellowships Office on your application although we highly encourage you to do so. The priority deadline is a suggested date for when you should have a well developed application.

Final Deadline: This deadline is the time your completed application is due to the program(s) to which you are applying. We sometimes call this date the “national deadline.” If you do not submit your materials to the program the final deadline, your application will not be considered. Not to fear though. Your fellowships advisor will do everything he or she can to encourage you to submit your application several days prior to a final deadline!

  • America-Berlin Scholarships for American Singers

    Application Deadline: Dec. 10, 2017

    The scholarship recipient will travel to Berlin to start his or her training with the Deutsche Oper in August. The term of residence is the Deutsche Oper Berlin’s season: approximately 10 months, ending in June. Housing is made available and…

  • Andrew W. Mellon Internship in Modern Materials

    The National Gallery of Art has offered professional museum training since 1964 through internship programs.  In this program funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, interns work for two years to further the goals of the Arts Material Collection and…

  • Chevening Scholarship

    Application Opens: Aug. 7, 2017

    Application Deadline: Nov. 7, 2017

    Chevening Scholarships are the UK government’s global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations. The programme makes awards to outstanding scholars with leadership potential from around the world to study postgraduate courses at UK…

  • Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund

    Application Opens: Jan. 1, 2018

    Application Deadline: April 1, 2018

    The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice through progressive movements on their campus and in their community. ELIGIBILITY Applicants should be current undergraduate or graduate students who are working as peace and justice…

  • Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians

    Application Deadline: Dec. 18, 2017

    The purpose of the Fund is to provide fellowships for gifted young musicians, generally performers and composers in classical disciplines, who wish to pursue advanced music study and performance abroad, usually in Europe. ELIGIBILITY Fellowships are awarded to musicians at…

  • Fulbright US Student Program

    Campus Deadline: Sep. 7, 2021

    Final Deadline: Oct. 12, 2021

    U.S. citizens who are graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, or recent graduates (approximately within five years of graduation) are eligible to apply to study, conduct research, or teach English in one of 140+ countries.

  • Humane Studies Fellowships

    Application Opens: Nov. 1, 2017

    Application Deadline: Feb. 12, 2018

    The fellowships support study in fields such as economics, philosophy, law, political science, history, and sociology. ELIGIBILITY Full-time graduate students (including law students) from any accredited university in the world.  Must have research interests related to liberty in society. AWARD…

  • James Madison Graduate Fellowship

    Application Deadline: March 1, 2018

    Intended for future secondary school teachers undertaking the study of the constitution. The fellowships are intended exclusively for graduate study leading to master’s degrees, for those who intend to become secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social…

  • Knight-Hennessy Scholars

    Final Deadline: Oct. 6, 2021

    The Knight-Hennessy program provides funding for U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who are seniors or have earned their undergraduate degree within the past four years to pursue graduate study at Stanford University. All applicants must apply directly to a graduate program at Stanford in addition to the Knight-Hennessy program.

  • Kupe Leadership Scholarship

    The prestigious new Kupe Leadership Scholarship offers a unique opportunity for exceptional students from all faculties to enrich a year of their postgraduate studies. The scholarship offers up to 20 Scholars an exciting experience of personal growth and challenge alongside their…

  • MacDowell Colony Residencies

    The MacDowell Colony is a prestigious artist colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire.  Each year, 250 residency fellowships are awarded to artists in architecture, music composition, film and video, interdisciplinary art, theatre, visual art, and literature.  These artists may be professionally…

  • Marshall Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 20, 2021

    Final Deadline: Sep. 28, 2021

    The Marshall Scholarship is for U.S. citizens with an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.7. Seniors, graduate/professional students, and graduates within two years of their undergraduate graduation are eligible to apply. The Marshall Scholarship provides at least one year of funding for graduate study in the United Kingdom.

  • Mitchell Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 20, 2021

    Final Deadline: Sep. 24, 2021

    U.S. citizens under the age of 30 may receive funding for one year of postgraduate study in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland. Mitchell Scholars demonstrate academic excellence, leadership, and a commitment to public service.

  • Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows

    Application Deadline: Jan. 31, 2018

    The Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows program invites undergraduate leaders from diverse academic disciplines to immerse themselves in leadership development programming inspired by the life and legacy of George Washington, and today’s foremost leaders.  This five-and-a-half week residential summer fellowship is…

  • National Geographic Grants