Dates and Deadlines

 


Most scholarships are awarded in April and May for the following academic year.


August 1

  • Admission application opens. 
  • Applying for admission does not automatically qualify you for scholarships. For scholarship eligibility, you must apply in the NinerScholars portal.
  • You don't need to wait for your admission decision in order to apply for scholarships.

October 14

  • Scholarship application opens in NinerScholars Portal

December 1

  • Honors College Priority Deadline
  • Be sure you have submitted all letters of recommendation, essays, or other documentation by this date.

January 1

  • FAFSA Early Notification Deadline. If you submit your FAFSA and all required documents by this date, you will receive your financial aid offer notification by March 1. 
  • For maximum consideration for need-based scholarship eligibility, submit your FAFSA by January 1.

February 15

  • Deadline for most incoming freshmen and transfer student scholarships
  • Be sure you have submitted all letters of recommendation, essays, or other documentation uploaded by this date.

March 23

  • Deadline for select graduate scholarships administered directly by The Graduate School.
    • Dr. Craig R. Brown Graduate Fellowship
    • DRReaM Graduate Fellowship
    • Faye Jacques Memorial Graduate Fellowship
    • Herschel and Cornelia Everett Foundation First-Year Doctoral Fellowship Program
    • Herschel and Cornelia Everett Foundation First-Year Master's Fellowship Program
    • Joanna R. Baker Memorial Graduate Fellowship
    • John Paul Lucas, Jr. Scholarship for Educational Leadership
    • John Paul Lucas, Jr. Scholarship for Educational Leadership II
    • Thomas L. Reynolds Graduate Research Award
    • Wayland H. Cato Jr. First-Year Doctoral Fellowship
    • William F. Kennedy Graduate Fellowship
    • Zonta Club Scholarship

     

April 1 (Extended to April 8)

  • Deadline for most current/continuing student scholarships. Check individual applications for exact deadline.
  • Be sure you have submitted all letters of recommendation, essays, or other documentation uploaded by this date.

April-May

  • Most scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year are awarded. 
  • Check the NinerScholars Portal for specific deadlines and status updates.