Dates & Deadlines

First-year Students

November 15 - Signature Scholarship & Selective Academic Programs deadline

December 1 - Priority filing date for the FAFSA to receive first consideration for all need-based institutional scholarships (including ACCESS)

January - First-year Appalachian Excellence Scholarship recipients announced. Students are selected to interview for Signature Scholarships

February  - Signature Scholarships and Selective Academic Program recipients announced

March 31 - Signature Scholarship recipients must accept scholarship or request an extension by this date

Transfer Students

January 15 - Scholarship application opens

March 1 - Scholarship application deadline

Continuing Students

January 3 - ASAP application opens

February 15 - ASAP application closes

Graduate Students

A number of scholarships are available for qualifying incoming graduate students who enroll in degree programs. Some of these are awarded by the Williams Graduate School based on a competitive review process, while other awards are made by individual programs and departments. Processes and deadlines vary by scholarship, so please visit the Graduate Schools site for more information.