Take the Challenge: Scholarships, Fellowships, and National Competitions…

Sign up for the National Scholarships listserv! Go to www.nyu.edu/scholarships/index.html and enter your NYU email address to stay informed about prestigious scholarship opportunities.

Links to Grants for Graduate Study: www.nyu.edu/scholarships/resources.html

Zuckerman Forum: A University Dialogue. University-wide undergraduate public debate offering prizes up to $15,000. The deadline for registration is Monday, December 1, 2008. Find out more at www.nyu.edu/zuckerman.forum.

SOPHOMORES: Are you interested in public service and social change? Do you have ideas for solving society’s large scale problems? Consider applying for the Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship in Social Entrepreneurship. There is an information session is scheduled for December 9th. For more information check www.nyu.edu/reynolds/undergrad or contact Doris Alcivar at da339@nyu.edu or 212 992 9382. The deadline is January 27, 2009.

National Scholarship Competitions: The Director of Scholarship Programs (Silver 909C) oversees the application and endorsement process for all undergraduates at NYU. Please check each scholarship Web site for application information and eligibility requirements (such as minimum GPA). Also please note that the NYU campus deadlines are often months in advance of the foundation deadlines, so begin your applications early.


Beinecke Memorial Scholarships: For undergraduate senior year and graduate study in an arts and sciences field which student demonstrates exceptional ability; www.beineckescholarship.org.

National Security Education Program: Undergraduate scholarships for study abroad in countries outside western Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand; www.iie.org/nsep/.

Morris K. Udall Scholarships: For undergraduate who intend to pursue careers in environmental public policy; www.udall.gov/.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellows Program: For graduating seniors or those in their first year after graduation, Carnegie offers a paid one-year position as a research assistant at the Carnegie Endowment in Washington, D.C.; www.carnegieendowment.org/. [Note: Applications must be requested from the Director of Scholarship Programs, Silver 909C.]


Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship: For graduate study in the United States, field of study is open; must have significant financial need to be eligible; www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/jkcf_web/content.aspx?page=Grad

James Madison Memorial Fellowships: For graduate study leading to employment as a secondary school teacher of American history, government or social studies; www.jamesmadison.com/.


Freeman-Asia Grants: For study abroad in Asia for summer, semester, or full-year programs; www.iie.org/pgms/freeman-asia/.

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