Important Dates

If you are applying for a fellowship from The Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, the following dates are significant:

Date Description
April 7, 2017 Online application form becomes available.
June 30, 2017 (5:00pm EST)
Applications must be received by the Foundation no later than 5:00pm EST, June 30, 2017.
Early-mid October
All applicants will be advised by email of their status (declined or approved for interview) .
October Personal interviews take place for applicants who have been so selected by the Scientific Advisory Committee.
November 3, 2017 Scientific Advisory Committee meets to review all personal interview reports and applications. At this meeting, Fellows are chosen from among the interviewed candidates and recommended for approval by the Board of Trustees.
November 6, 2017 All interviewed applicants are notified of the Scientific Advisory Committee’s decisions.
April 1, 2018 Earliest possible fellowship starting date. All fellowships must be activated by September 1, 2018.

Potential Fellows should also be aware that in November, at the Annual Meeting of Fellows, each third-year Fellow presents the results of his or her research.