Office of Admissions Nomination Deadlines
Nominations OpenEarly August
As soon as early August, interested students from non-eligible high schools should contact Cindy Wise (firstname.lastname@example.org) to begin their nomination process. We strongly recommend that you start this process as early as possible.
Deadline for NominationsOctober 15
This is the deadline for receipt of fully completed electronic nominations and supplementary materials 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.