Health Policy and Professions

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!

  • 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…

  • Gates Cambridge Scholarship

    Final Deadline: Oct. 13, 2021

    The Gates Cambridge Scholarship looks for U.S. and non-U.S. citizens who demonstrate outstanding intellectual ability, leadership potential, and a commitment to improving the lives of others. The scholarship funds graduate study at the University of Cambridge.

  • Health for America Fellowship Program

    In this fulltime program, up to six fellows will learn about health innovation from leaders in the field. They will work with patients, providers, payers and local communities to understand their perspectives. Fellows will use entrepreneurial techniques, with support from…

  • 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…

  • 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.

  • Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

    Application Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

    Approximately 120 students at higher-education institutions around the US come to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota to work with scientists in biomedical research. ELIGIBILITY Current sophomores or juniors with a 3.0 GPA or higher can apply.  They must be…

  • 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.

  • National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Program

    Application Opens: March 20, 2017

    Application Deadline: Oct. 4, 2017

    The National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Program provides unique hands-on experience to prepare exceptional graduate students to become next-generation leaders in domestic and global nuclear security. During the 12-month, full-time, salary-plus-benefits terms, Fellows work alongside NNSA experts in Washington,…

  • Obama Foundation Fellowship

    The Obama Foundation Fellows are a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, educators, and more – who model the powerful truth that we each have an important role to play in civic life. By engaging…

  • Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

    Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2017

    Provides opportunities for continuing generations of New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. A New American is an individual who (1) is a resident alien; i.e., holds a Green Card or, (2) has been naturalized as a U.S.

  • Payne International Development Fellowship Program

    Application Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021

    The Payne Fellowship seeks to attract young people who desire to pursue careers in the Foreign Service of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The award provides funding for a two-year graduate degree program and placement into the USAID Foreign Service upon successful completion of the Payne Program and USAID Foreign Service entry requirements.

  • Rhodes Trust Scholarship

    Campus Deadline: June 20, 2021

    Final Deadline: Oct. 6, 2021

    The Rhodes Scholarship is for U.S. citizens or international students under the age of 24 who are graduating seniors, graduate/professional students, or recent graduates. The Rhodes Scholarship funds two years of graduate study at the University of Oxford in England. The application deadline for non-U.S. citizens is earlier than the deadline for U.S. citizens.

  • Schwarzman Scholars

    Final Deadline: Sep. 21, 2021

    The Schwarzman Scholars program annually selects up to 200 candidates under the age of 28 who are graduating seniors, recent graduates, or graduate students to earn a Master’s of Global Affairs at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, one of the country’s top universities.