Beinecke Scholarship Program

Audience: Candidates must be a  junior at the time of application

Deadline: NYU deadline: January 7, 2019; Final deadline: February 13, 2019

Award: $34,000 towards graduate studies in the arts, humanities and social sciences

Description: Founded in 1975, the Beinecke Scholarship Program supports graduate education in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships, and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduate study as soon as possible following graduation from college and must utilize all of the funding within five years of completion of undergraduate studies. Learn more here.

Critical Language Scholarship

Audience: Undergraduate and graduate students

Deadline: Tuesday, November 27

Award: All program costs are covered for participants. This includes travel between the student’s US home city and program location, pre-departure orientation costs, applicable visa fees, room, board, group-based intensive language instruction

Description: The Critical Language Scholarship Program is a fully-funded language and cultural enrichment program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The scholarship is open to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students regardless of their field of study. The aim of the CLS is to increase the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Programs are currently offered for language study in fifteen languages.

  • Azerbaijani, Bangla, Hindi, Indonesian, Korean, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu: Beginning, advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels;

  • Arabic, Persian, and Portuguese: Advanced beginning, intermediate and advanced levels;

  • Chinese, Japanese, and Russian: Intermediate and advanced levels.

Interested students are welcome to schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Office of Global Awards to discuss their essays.

Boren Scholarship

Audience: Undergraduate U.S. citizens

Deadline: NYU internal deadline is December 1

Award: The Boren Scholarship covers costs associated with your study abroad program, including tuition and fees, room and board, books, insurance, local transportation, and round-trip airfare on a U.S. carrier.

Description: Boren Scholarships provide funding for US undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages critical to US interests. The length of the program ranges from 8 weeks to a full academic year. Boren recipients are committed to working in the federal government for at least one year. Interested students are welcome to schedule an appointment with an advisor in the Office of Global Awards to discuss their essays. Learn more at the Boren Scholarship website.

Social Sector Leadership Diversity Fellowship – Applications Open November 14, 2018

Are you a graduate student of color looking to join a vibrant community of students of color from across NYU? Do you want to become a leader in the social sector?

If you are graduating in May 2020, you are eligible to apply for the Social Sector Leadership Diversity Fellowship, an 18-month leadership development program for graduate students of color at NYU. The SSLD Fellowship connects talented graduate students of color throughout NYU to build a strong community of leaders prepared to tackle the most pressing challenges in our society. Through a combination of retreats, monthly workshops, personalized career coaching, and an annual leadership summit, fellows are equipped with the skills, knowledge, and networks needed to make a lasting impact in their fields.

Be a part of a community of social change-makers and apply today! The application opens on November 14th and closes on January 13th, 2019. If you would like to learn more about the fellowship before applying, you can RSVP to attend an information session on November 13th or December 5th.

Click this link for more information.

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Trans Awareness Week – Starts November 12

very year, the NYU LGBTQ Student Center organizes Trans Awareness week, which is a week-long series of programs and events aiming to celebrate the diversity of lived trans experiences as well as educate on ways to practice better allyship to those in the transgender and non-binary communities. See the full schedule of events below:

Quench: Global Trans Activism 
Monday, November 12, 12:30pm – 2pm | LGBTQ Student Center, Kimmel 602
Learn about trans activism around the globe with special guest Justus Eisfeld!

#WeWontBeErased: Navigating the Political Climate as a Trans Person in 2018
Tuesday, November 13, 6:00pm – 8pm (Doors Open 6pm) | Kimmel Room 802
Hear from local and national trans advocates on the current state of transgender rights in the US.

NYU Resource Panel for Trans Students
Thursday, November 15, 6pm – 8pm (Doors Open 6pm) | Kimmel Room 802
Come listen and connect with resources & services that exist for transgender, GNC, & non-binary students at NYU.

Safe Zone
Friday, November 16, 1:00pm – 4:00pm | LGBTQ Student Center, Kimmel 602
Safe Zone provides foundational knowledge about LGBTQ communities. RSVP at

Redefining Womxnhood Panel
Friday, November 16, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Doors open 6pm) | CMEP Lounge, Kimmel 804/805
A conversation between people across the gender spectrum who have lived the experience of being socialized as a woman.

QTPOC Transgender Day of Remembrance Trip 
Monday, November 19, 5:30pm – 9pm | Meet at Kimmel 602
Join NYU LGBTQ & NYU CMEP on a QTPOC-centered trip to the Audre Lorde Project’s Annual Transgender Day of Remembrance Observance.

Transgender Day of Remembrance Community Dinner
Tuesday, November 20, 5:30pm – 7:30pm | CMEP Lounge, Kimmel Room 804/805
Share food and observe TDOR with members of the NYU transgender and GNC communities & their allies.

Food Insecurity At NYU – Monday, November 19, 2018q

Join Jakiya Bradley, Alternate Senator, at Large for Students Experiencing Food Insecurities and Jon Chin, founder of Share Meals program at NYU, for a conversation about food insecurity at NYU. They want to hear from those affected by food insecurity to better address the problem and make NYU a more accessible space.

Date: November 19, 2018

Place: CMEP Lounge, Kimmel 804/805

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

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Tea @ 3 – Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Join us for free treats and tea/coffee at Tea @ 3. Steinhardt Student Affairs staff will be present with information about upcoming programs/events, and other involvement opportunities.

Place: Pless Hall, 1st fl. Student Lounge
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

We look forward to seeing you there!

Tea @ 3 is sponsored by NYU Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs. 

Consent Zone | Friday, November 30th, 2018 2pm-4pm

Consent Zone
Friday, November 30th, 2-4pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge

RSVP here!

Consent Zone is a workshop aimed at fostering a collaborative dialogue in which participants can share their views on sexual respect and develop strategies and tools to navigate complex interpersonal situations. This workshop is open to both undergraduate and graduate students and is presented by the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO), S.P.A.C.E. and Wellness Exchange. A meal will be provided.

Let’s Talk International: Global Classroom Experiences – November 14, 2018

We hope you’ll join the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs and other undergraduate and graduate students for our discussion during International Education Week at NYU. Let’s Talk is a program to meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern. How are you connecting with international students who are visiting your country?  Have you ever studied abroad and felt it impacted your academic experience? How is your curriculum expanding your worldview and beyond here at NYU Steinhardt? Join us on November 14, 2018, for Let’s Talk International: Global Classroom Experiences where we will have an engaging conversation about your global experiences here at NYU!

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please register 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.

Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of November 14 -20, 2018

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings:

Career Conversations: Research and Academic Careers – November 14, 5:30PM-7:00 PM, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th St. 2nd Floor)

Grad Student Boot Camp – November 16, 10:00AM-4:00 PM, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th St. 2nd Floor)

NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum – November 16, 11:30AM-3:00 PM, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

For more detailed information please visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development Center.

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