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Steinhardt Dean's Global Scholarship

The Steinhardt Dean’s Global Scholarship provides need-based awards to Steinhardt undergraduate students who will be participating in an undergraduate or graduate level Steinhardt short-term study away program. The scholarship will support students who are less likely to study away due to financial constraints, with awards ranging from $500-$1500. This includes, but is not limited to first generation students, Pell Grant recipients, and commuters. U.S. citizens and international students are eligible to apply. 


  • Currently enrolled full-time Steinhardt undergraduate student
  • Applied for an NYU Steinhardt short-term study away program
  • Able to submit a copy of your FAFSA Student Aid Report (US citizens only) or other financial documentation (international students)
  • Must provide a statement of demonstrated financial need (US citizens and international students)

How to Apply

  • Complete the Steinhardt Dean's Global Scholarship application 
    • Attach a copy of your FAFSA Student Aid Report (US citizens only) or other financial documentation (international students)
    • Attach your statement of demonstrated financial need (150 word max)


  • October 15 for January and Spring programs
  • March 15 for Summer and Fall programs

Questions? Contact Steinhardt Global Affairs:

NYU Scholarships and Aid

Tuition and registration fees for full-time Steinhardt students remains the same during semesters spent at a global location as long as the student is enrolled in 12-18 points. Financial aid package also remains the same while studying a semester away at an NYU Global Academic Center.

All Steinhardt undergraduate students who have been admitted for a semester at an NYU Global Academic Center, are automatically evaluated for the below awards:

Global Pathways Scholarship (up to $4,000 per semester)
Global Programs Merit Scholarships ($1,500 per semester)
Study Away Need-Based Grants ($3,000)

Additional specialized awards are available for students depending on academic area of interest and / or program selection. Application requirements and deadlines vary.

Learn more about NYU scholarships and awards that are available for you.
To help gain a better understanding of what a semester away will cost, NYU Global Programs has outlined the average rates for housing, groceries, airfare, transportation etc. for each NYU Global Academic Center.
Learn more about cost estimates for studying away.

NYU Abu Dhabi Undergraduate Arts Apprenticeship Awards 

NYU Abu Dhabi invites NYU New York students to apply for competitive Undergraduate Arts Apprenticeship Awards for Spring 2024. The positions span a number of areas within the Arts and Humanities.

The Arts Apprenticeship Awards create a platform for visiting students to contribute to an ongoing research project or serve as an apprentice under the supervision of an NYUAD faculty member, who will serve as a mentor, collaborator, and role model. Students will have access to ultramodern arts facilities at NYU Abu Dhabi
See available positions here.

Students selected for the program will be eligible for an apprenticeship award of up to $3,000, in which $2,000 is earned in up to 15 hours/week of the artwork, and $1,000 is applied towards the cost of the student’s meal plan.

The deadline to apply is October 20. 

Non-NYU Scholarships and Aid

Note that the Office of Global Affairs does not administer these scholarships. For more information, please contact each organization directly. Students might also consider alternative fund-raising sites like myTab or GoFundMe. Grant Space, a service of the Foundation Center, also offers additional information for securing educational funding.

Have you found a scholarship not on our list? Please email with the subject line “Scholarship Resource” to share additional scholarship resources or suggest updates to this page.

American Association of University Women Fellowships and Grants
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen/International · Awards Vary

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship
Full-Time UG · U.S. Citizen · Awards up to $8,000 · Semester or year study abroad programs only

Boren Scholarships/Fellowships
Full-Time UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards up to $20,000 for UG and $30,000 for Grad · To study abroad in areas of the world that are critical to U.S. interests and underrepresented in study abroad. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded.

Critical Language Scholarship Program
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards N/A

DAAD Undergraduate Scholarship
Full time UG · US citizens · Awards 615 Euro monthly · One semester to one year program

Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards up to $10,000 · For students who are active in movements for social and economic justice.

Diversity Abroad Study Abroad Scholarships and Grants
Full-Time UG · US Citizen · Awards $500

Diversity Network Summer Scholarship
Full-Time UG · Attend Diversity Network Institution · Awards $500

Freeman Asia 
UG · US Citizen or Permanent Resident · Awards $3,000-$7,000 · East or Southeast Asia only

Foundation for Global Scholars
UG/Grad. U.S. Citizen. $2000 award. Three times annually

Fund for Education Abroad 
UG · US Citizen or Permanent Resident · Awards up to $10,000

Fund for Education Abroad Scholarship
UG · US Citizen · Awards N/A

Fund for International Service-Learning
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards $500

Global Studies Foundation Student Grant
Full-Time UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards N/A ·

International Student Travel Video Contest
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards up to $4,000 

Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards Vary, average $2,500

LIVFund Scholarship
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards $500 · Destinations in Latin America only

Pimsluer Approach - The Study Abroad Scholarship
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Tiered Prizes

Point Scholarships
UG/Grad · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards Vary

STA Start the Adventure Scholarship
UG/Grad · U.S. Citizen · Awards $2,500

The Etta Kallman Memorial Scholarship
Full-Time NYU McGhee Division Student · Citizenship Status N/A · Awards range $1,000 - $2,000

The Levin-Goffe Scholarship Fund
UG · Immigrants in New York City who identify as LGBTQI 

Travel and Study Grant Program
UG · Citizen Status N/A · Applicants should live in Minnesota or the five boroughs of New York City at the time of application · Awards Vary · Eligible disciplines for 2015 are music, theater, and visual arts, including composers, sound artists, playwrights, creators of performance art and experimental theater, and visual artists

Wasserman Center Internship Grant
UG/Grad · NYU Student · Awards $1,000

In addition to the scholarships listed, we highly recommend you check NYU Global Page.