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National Scholarships and Fellowships

​​​Major Scholarships

Below is a list of the major awards the National Scholarships and Fellowships Office coordinates. Please note, the list below provides the year an application is submitted. All students must begin working on the application 3-6 months prior to this deadline.​ Please note, the year of application is often determined by time left until graduation. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Dean, Michelle Lopez, at 619-594-2871

 

Awards which require SDSU nomination

 

Name: Goldwater
Field: Science, Engineering, Math
Year of Application: Sophomore or Junior
SDSU Deadline: November 2017

 

Name: ​Marshall
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Junior, Senior, or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: March 2017

 

Name: Mitchell​
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Junior, Senior, or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline:

 

Name: Rhodes
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Junior, Senior, or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: March 2017

 

Name: Schwarzman
Field:
Year of Application:
SDSU Deadline:

 

Name: Truman
Field: Public Service careers
Year of Application: Junior
SDSU Deadline: November 2017

 

Name: Udall
Field: Careers related to environment
Year of Application: Sophomore year
SDSU Deadline: January 2017

 

Awards for which the National Scholarships and Fellowships Office offers assistance, but do not require SDSU nomination

 

Name: Gates Cambridge
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: October 2017

 

Name: Hollings
Field: Fields related to atmospheric/oceanic sciences
Year of Application: Sophomore
SDSU Deadline: January 2017

 

Name: Madison
Field: History/Education
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: March 2017

 

Name: NDSEG
Field: Science, Engineering, Math
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: December 2017

 

Name: NSF
Field: Science, Engineering, Math, Social Sciences
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: October - November 2017

 

Name: Pickering
Field: Fields related to careers in Foreign Service
Year of Application: Junior
SDSU Deadline: January and February 2017

 

Name: Rangel
Field: Fields related to careers in Foreign Service
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: January 14 and February 2017

 

Name: Tillman
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Any
SDSU Deadline: March 2017

 

Awards coordinated by the main campus Study Abroad Office

 

Name: Boren
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Any
SDSU Deadline: January 2017

 

Name: Critical Language
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Any
SDSU Deadline: November 2017

 

Awards coordinated by Career Services

 

Name: Carnegie
Field: Various fields related to Carnegie projects in Peace Studies
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: December 2017

 

Awards coordinated by College of Arts and Letters – Dr. Alda Blanco, Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

Name: Fullbright
Field: All fields
Year of Application: Senior or Recent Graduate
SDSU Deadline: September 2017