Key Dates for Applicants

To help with your planning, please refer to the following deadlines.  Fast Forward and Challenger applications are accepted when you are ready.  We are eager to assist you in planning and preparing your application.

2018 Winter Cycle

Winter Cycle Intent to Apply and Fee: Postmarked by December 15, 2017 (deadline extended)
Winter Cycle Application Packets and Fee Due:  Postmarked by February 15, 2018
Winter Cycle Site Visits: TBD in April  (subject to change based on the mutual needs to Examiner teams and application organizations.)
Winter Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants:  Mailed by June 1

2018 Summer Cycle

Summer Cycle Intent to Apply and Fee: Postmarked by May 15
Summer Cycle Applicant Packets and Fee Due: Postmarked by July 30
Summer Cycle Site Visits: TBD in October (subject to change based on the mutual needs to Examiner teams and application organizations.)
Summer Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants:  Mailed by December 1

2019 Winter Cycle

Winter Cycle Intent to Apply and Fee: Postmarked by November 15
Winter Cycle Application Packets and Fee Due:  Postmarked by January 30
Winter Cycle Site Visits: TBD in April  (subject to change based on the mutual needs to Examiner teams and application organizations.)
Winter Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants:  Mailed by June 1

2019 Summer Cycle

Summer Cycle Intent to Apply: Postmarked by May 15
Summer Cycle Applicant Packets Due: Postmarked by July 30
Summer Cycle Site Visits: TBD in October (subject to change based on the mutual needs to Examiner teams and application organizations.)
Summer Cycle Feedback Reports to Applicants:  Mailed by December 1