UGAR application deadlines

Research assistantship application deadlines

Applications are accepted quarterly for Sophomore and Junior Research Scholars to conduct research in the following term (due by 11:59pm):

  • May 22, 2019 (for summer term research)
  • August 14, 2019 (for fall term research)
  • November 13, 2019 (for winter term research)
  • February 26, 2020 (for spring term research)
  • May 27, 2020 (for summer 2020 research)

Note the following:

  • Research assistantship programs run on the academic year calendar (summer through spring).
  • Students planning to conduct their first term of research in the program in fall term may apply in spring or summer.
  • Late applications are not accepted. If you have questions or issues related to your application, you must contact UGAR before the application deadline.

Research grant application deadlines

Applications for leave term and honors thesis research are accepted in the 5th week of the term immediately before the research term (due by 11:59pm):

  • April 24, 2019 (for summer term research)
  • July 17, 2019 (for fall term research)
  • October 16, 2019 (for winter term research)
  • February 5, 2020 (for spring term research)
  • April 29, 2020 (for summer 2020 research)

**Note the following important points:

  • Students must submit the recommendation request form at least one week prior to these deadlines.
  • Student application forms and faculty mentor confirmation forms must both be submitted by the application deadline.
  • Late applications are not accepted. If you have questions or issues related to your application, you must contact UGAR before the application deadline.
  • HONORS THESIS GRANTS ONLY: Student applying for honors thesis grants for expenses that will occur during the winter interim may either apply in the summer or in the fall. However, award checks will not be available until 3-4 weeks after the application deadline, so be sure to plan accordingly. 

Presidential Scholarship application deadline

Students will be notified of their eligibility to apply for Presidential Scholarships in winter of sophomore year. Applications are due in spring term of sophomore year:

  • Next deadline: April 24, 2019 (due by 11:59pm)
    • The application link, at the botton of the Presidential Scholars application webpage, will be live as of January 23, 2019

** Late applications are not accepted. If you have questions or issues related to your application, you must contact UGAR before the application deadline.

MMUF application deadline

Applications for the MMUF program are accepted each year on February 15.

Senior Fellowship application deadline

Students apply for the Senior Fellowship two terms prior to the start of the proposed fellowship. The standard cycle is to apply in spring of junior year for Senior Fellowships to begin in fall of senior year:

  • Next application deadline: April 11, 2019

Important notes:

  • Students must submit the Senior Fellowship interest form no later than the 6th week of the term, one term prior to the term of application (which would be winter for the standard application cycle).
    • Students will not have access to the application materials until that form is submitted and they have met with UGAR staff.
  • Students intending to start a fellowship in a term other than fall must contact UGAR at least three terms prior to the start of the proposed fellowship.
  • Late applications are not accepted. If you have questions or issues related to your application, you must contact UGAR before the application deadline.

Conference funding application deadline

Applications for conference funding are accepted on a rolling basis. Students must submit applications at least two weeks before the conference.