Current IUB Student Nominations

Current IUB Student Nomination Deadlines

Invitations for Nominations to IUB Faculty

Late February

Invitations for nominations are sent to IU Bloomington faculty in late February via email. Faculty nominators should immediately send the name of the student they wish to nominate, along with the student's IU email address, to Elspeth Hayden (, who will confirm eligibility and offer guidance on the online submission process. Students may not apply for consideration. The principal nominator ideally also solicit supporting letters from one or more colleagues. All faculty letters should speak about the nominee's qualities of character and leadership, as well as academic and extracurricular achievements.

Deadline for Nominations

March 22

All nominations and letters of support must be received by March 22, 2019.

Materials Due

April 10

Nominees must submit required materials through our online portal to complete their file by April 10, 2019.


May 1

Finalists attend on-campus interviews, which are required for Wells Scholars Program consideration.

Results Announced

Late May

Each finalist will receive notification of status.

Welcome Reception

Late August

Welcome reception for new Wells Scholars will be held during Welcome Week.