Funding

NYU Graduate Grants

In addition to these NYU opportunities, Steinhardt's Office of Research provides helpful guidance for graduate students seeking external funding for research projects. Students should contact the Office of Research once they decide to apply for funding, as there are several University guidelines that must be followed.

The Steinhardt Doctoral Student Travel Fund offers small grants of up to $1500 for Steinhardt grad students to help defray the cost of professional activities related to their studies. 

Steinhardt Undergraduate and Master's Students Research/Creative Project Awards Outstanding undergraduate or master’s Students at NYU Steinhardt are invited to apply for the Steinhardt Undergraduate and Master’s Student Research/Creative Project Award. Students may be awarded up to $500 to conduct a research study or creative project under the supervision of a faculty member.
 
Steinhardt Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Competitive Professional Development Fund deadlines are in December and May. Reimbursements will be given only for professional work or activities connected to the student's program of study or professional development.
 
Mitchell Leaska Dissertation Award (Steinhardt)  This award is available to students whose dotoral programs are in applied psychology, educational sociology, social studies eduction, mathematics education or science education, but MCC students are eligible to apply if their research includes those areas.
 
The Doctoral Fellowship at the NYU Center for the Humanities are awarded to three advanced doctoral students in the humanities whose dissertation research shows particular promise. 

NYU Summer Dissertation Writing Program Doctoral students in any discipline and in the advanced stages of dissertation writing are eligible to apply to summer intensive dissertation-writing workshops held at the Berlin, London, paris and WAshington D.D institutes. 
 
NYU Urban Doctoral Fellowship Program This competitive fellowship program is open to current and prospective doctoral-level students from across the university. The fellows receive up to $3000 in research funds which may be used for attending conferences or other activities to further their research at some point during their studies. 

Fulbright applications (NYU) are usually due in September. All letters of reference and a language evaluation need to be completed by then. Visit the GSAS Fulbright page for more information.
 
Mitchell Leaska Scholarship (MCC) honors the legacy of Mitchell Leaska, a distinguished professor at NYU Steinhardt for close to 40 years. MCC master's students are eligible to apply for funding to support the preparation and presentation of original scholarly work at conferences. Students can only receive this award one time during their academic tenure at NYU Steinhardt.
 
The NYU Mainzer Fellowship in Gender Studies provides funding for graduate students whose work involves gender to attend a course in Gender Studies at the University of Cambridge. Annual competition in March.