High School Nomination Deadlines
Nomination Information EmailedEarly August
Nomination information is emailed to all high schools eligible to nominate for the Wells. Nominating high schools that have not received their nomination materials by mid-August should contact the Wells Scholars Program immediately to request another packet.
Deadline for NominationsOctober 1
This is the deadline for receipt of fully completed electronic nominations and supplementary materials from eligible high schools, including letters of recommendation and student essays. Complete nominations that include all required items must be submitted through our online portal.
Deadline for IU Bloomington ApplicationNovember 1
To be eligible for other opportunities at IU Bloomington, students should apply for admission to IU Bloomington as soon as possible. The final deadline is November 1. For additional information, including IU deadlines, visit the sites for the Office of Admissions and Office of Scholarships.
Approximately 45 finalists are selected for interviews. All nominees are notified of their status.
Finalist InterviewsDecember 14-15
Finalists attend on-campus interviews, which are required for Wells Scholars Program consideration.
Notification of StatusLate December
Each finalist will receive notification of status, and around 18 Wells Scholars will be selected from the finalist group.
Deadline for AcceptanceMay 1
This is the deadline for students to accept or decline the offer of a place in the Wells Scholars Program.
New student advising and registration at IU Bloomington will take place in June.
Welcome ReceptionLate August
Welcome reception for new Wells Scholars will be held during Welcome Week.