Study abroad can be financially accessible. Graduate students are eligible for the following funding opportunities:

Steinhardt Study Abroad Scholarships

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The Office of Global Affairs offers a limited number of competitive, need-based scholarships ranging from $500-$2000 for participation in Intersession and Summer study abroad programs. Undergraduate and graduate US citizens, permanent residents, and international students are eligible to apply. Scholarship awards are applied in the form of a discount to the student's Bursar bill for the term in which study abroad takes place. 

Students should apply concurrent with their study abroad application, using this form, so that the materials may be reviewed together. Materials will not be reviewed together if scholarship application is submitted after application round deadline. The scholarship application requests the following documentation in .PDF or .DOC format:

Students must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible:

You are not eligible if you:

Apply now for a study abroad scholarship. Students must submit their scholarship application immediately after their general program application in order to receive a timely decision.  

Astor Study Abroad Scholarship for Full-Time Teachers

The Astor Study Abroad Award has been created to help teachers in New York City, who are also students at NYU, finance international academic experiences.  Awards ranging from $500 to $2500 may be used to offset the cost of participation in NYU Steinhardt short-term study abroad programs.  Each year, a limited number of full-time teachers employed at a NYC public schools and charter schools will be awarded this scholarship made possible through the generous gift of Brooke Astor.  Awards and limited/competitive and will be granted as a discount on recipient's Bursar bill.

Eligibility criteria for the Astor Study Abroad Award are detailed below.  Those who wish to be considered for the award, should first apply to the NYU Steinhardt study abroad program of their choice, and then complete the application linked here.

Students must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible:

  • Matriculated as a student in degree program at NYU
  • Employed as a full-time teacher in a public or charter school within an NYC district  (Verification of employment is required at the time of application.)
  • Accepted and enrolled for credit in an NYU Steinhardt short-term study abroad program
  • Maintain good academic standing in respective NYU degree program

You are not eligible if you:

  • Receive tuition remission from NYU or your home university (this includes employees, spouses, and dependents)
  • Receive any graduate-level fully funded fellowship or scholarship from NYU (including Steinhardt Fellows, Founders Fellows, and Research Assistants)
  • Enroll in study abroad as a non-credit participant

External Funding for Graduate Students

Please note, the Office of Global Affairs does not administer these funding opportunities. Please contact each organization directly.

Students may also consider alternative fund-raising sites such as Grant Space, a service of the Foundation Center, also offers additional information for securing educational funding.

Another resource to consider is Scholly, a mobile app that helps match students with scholarships best suited to their work experience, area of study, and interests. Scholly is only available for NYU students. 

To share additional scholarship resources, email us.

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