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Undergraduate Honors and Awards

Student Funding, Awards, and Honors

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development invites outstanding undergraduate students to challenge themselves intellectually, professionally, and personally. Through our various honors components, students engage in global study with our faculty, conduct independent research, develop leadership skills, and participate in focused social and cultural networking activities.

Students who have at least a 3.5 GPA and meet other requirements as specified may participate in the Steinhardt Honors Program as freshmen, sophomores, juniors, or seniors. 

Over the course of undergraduate study, honors students may:

  • Enroll in special honors courses with international travel components
  • Conduct independent student research under the supervision of a faculty member
  • Engage in service and leadership activities
  • Compete for University and National Scholarships (Fulbright, Rhodes, etc.)
  • Earn a place on the Dean's Honor Roll (Dean's List)
  • Participate in departmental activities and honors as juniors and/or seniors 
  • Graduate with Latin Honors
ACTIVITIES

FRESHMAN

SOPHOMORE

JUNIOR

SENIOR  

Enroll in Dean’s Global Honors Seminars

Fr

So

 

 

Attend the Dean’s Fall Honors Program Welcome Reception

Fr

So

   

Enroll in “How to Change the World: Steinhardt Sophomore Honors Seminar

 

So

 

 

Apply for All-University Sophomore Leadership Honors Course

 

So

 

 

Apply for Undergraduate and Master’s Students Research and Creative Project Award

 

So

Jr

 

Participate in NYU Leadership Studies and Development Initiatives

 

So

Jr

Sr

Engage in Steinhardt Departmental Honors

 

 

Jr

Sr

Apply for Global Awards

 

So

Jr

Sr

Sophomore Honors

The Steinhardt Honors Program offers students opportunities for enriched study, travel, and leadership development and connects our students to NYU-wide honors opportunities.

Undergraduate Honors Seminars

Steinhardt Dean's Global Honors Seminars are one of the signatures features of our 4-year Steinhardt Honors Program.

Dean's Lists

The Dean's List is an academic honor awarded to undergraduate students achieving high scholarship each academic year.

Departmental Honors

Many departments and programs offer talented and highly motivated juniors and seniors the opportunity to take individual honors courses, to enroll in special honors programs that may involve independent research or creative work, or to join honorary societies.

Awards

NYU Steinhardt graduation awards and honors.

Undergraduate Financial Aid and Scholarship Policy

Information on financial aid appeals, National Scholarship Competitions and other resources for returning undergraduate students.