Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University

The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will annually identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders. The Knight-Hennessy Scholars is the largest fully endowed scholars program in the world. The first cohort of 50 Knight-Hennessy Scholars will be welcomed in September 2018.

Deadline: September 27, 2017
Award: Each Knight-Hennessy Scholar will receive full financial support to pursue a degree in any of the ~125 graduate programs at Stanford – from PhDs in education, engineering, humanities, and sciences to professional degrees like JD, MBA, MD, or MFA

Fulbright U.S. Student Program

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and administered by the Institute for International Education (IIE), offers diverse opportunities for research and cultural exchange for current U.S. students and recent graduates. Over the course of 8-12 months, Fulbright fellows are immersed in the culture and daily life of the country of their choice. Successful applicants to this program will show an interest in promoting cultural ambassadorship, and will have limited prior experience in their particular country of application (less than six months, not counting undergraduate study abroad). Several opportunities exist:

For additional information, please read this summary.

Deadline: The NYU campus deadline is Friday, September 8, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.
Award:
Varies by country

Are you working on a Fulbright Application?

The 2017-2018 application cycle for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program is now open!  

To assist you with your Fulbright application, the Office of Global Awards will host an Evening Workshop on Tuesday, August 8th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  This workshop is designed to give feedback and advice to any student currently working on a Fulbright application.  RSVP Here!

Students must apply by the campus deadline of Friday, September 8th at 4:00 pm.  All application components, including references, must be entered into Embark by Friday, September 8th.

Prospective Fulbright applicants will be contacted in early September to schedule acampus committee interview. This interview will last approximately 30 minutes and will be led by an NYU faculty committee. All Fulbright Campus Committee evaluations will be scheduled during September 14-20, 2017.

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Enter the Office of Global Service’s photo conttenst #YouAreWelcomeHere by June 1st! Be sure to include your name and short blurb describing what is pictured and why this makes you feel welcomed. All submissions should be sent to ogs-communications-group@nyu.edu, and will be used to help newly arriving international students get to know NYU. This contest contributes to the nation-wide #YouAreWelcomeHere message from US higher education to international students around the world.

Submit your entry by June 1 to be entered into a drawing to receive a $20 Amazon gift card! We’ll select 2 winners at random.

Information Session: Studying in the United Kingdom

This information session will cover the basics of fellowships for graduate study in the United Kingdom, focusing in particular on the Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell and Gates Scholarships. We’ll go over the difference between each scholarship foundation, what makes a plausible application, how to secure recommendation letters and think through the essay components of each applications. We will also discuss the internal application process at NYU. You will need to research each scholarship in detail for further information about eligibility. Space is limited to 40 students. RSVP here

Friday, May 5, 2017
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
12 Washington Place (Leadership Initiative/Office of Global Awards)

Stressbusters

Need an ultra-mini vacay?

The NYU Stressbusters will be on hand to offer massages to the NYU Steinhardt community. For one hour, we invite you to leave the cares of the world behind and luxuriate in this relaxing and tranquil experience.

Refreshments will be served.
This event will be held on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge.

Spaces are limited. Please RSVP here .

Salary Negotiations – Wednesday, May 3, 2017

You had a stellar interview. They have offered you the Job. You have a scheduled meeting with human resources. How do you negotiate the salary? Join the Wasserman Center for Career Development for a rich conversation on how to manage a salary negotiation by learning strategies to answer tough salary questions during interviews.

RSVP here.

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time 3:30 – 4:30 pm
Location: Pless Hall, 3rd Fl.
Sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

Join Steinhardt IPAC for their end of the year social! – May 2, 2017

Join Steinhardt’s International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) for their end of the year social! They’ll be celebrating the end of the semester and graduating students at this event filled with NYU favorites including: Artichoke pizza, Mamoun’s falafel, Insomnia cookies, and more! Come join our community as we wrap up the year, take photos at their photo booth, and for a chance to win NYU prizes!

Steinhardt IPAC End of the Year Social

Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017  4:30-6:30pm

Pless Hall 1st Floor Lounge

 

Last Let’s Talk International of the semester! – May 3, 2017

We hope you’ll join the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs, Office of Global Services, and other undergraduate and graduate students for our last Let’s Talk meeting of the semester. Let’s Talk is a program to meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern and in this month’s discussion we’ll be discussing summer plans, reflecting on the year, and future plans.

Date: Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please RSVP here!

Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures. 

While topics and short activities provide a framework, students drive the conversation in directions most relevant to them. Continued attendance is encouraged, though students are not required to attend all sessions.

Sponsored by the Office of Global Services and the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.