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Scholarships, Fellowships, and National Competitions…

NYU National Scholarship Competitions website: www.nyu.edu/scholarships/index.html

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


The Director of Scholarship Programs (Silver 909C) oversees the application and endorsement process for all undergraduates at NYU. Please check each scholarship website for application information and eligibility requirements (such as minimum GPA). Also note that the NYU campus deadlines are often months in advance of the foundation deadlines, so begin your applications early! Stay informed about national scholarships by joining the National Scholarship Competition’s listserv — go to www.nyu.edu/scholarships and enter your NYU email address to join.

NYU Deadline: January, 2009

Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarship: for graduate study in the U.S., field of study is open; www.jackkentcookefoundation.org/jkcf_web/content.aspx?page=Grad

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

NYU Deadline: April 15, 2009

J. William Fulbright Grants: for one year of research, graduate study or teaching abroad; http://us.fulbrightonline.org/home.html

Gates Cambridge Trust: for one year of graduate study or study for a second bachelor’s degree at the University of Cambridge; www.gates.scholarships.cam.ac.uk/

George J. Mitchell Scholarship: for one year of study or research at one of nine institutions in Ireland or Northern Ireland; www.us-irelandalliance.org/wmspage.cfm?parm1=34

Marshall Scholarship: for two years of graduate study at almost any U.K. institution of higher learning; www.marshallscholarship.org/

Rhodes Scholarship: for two years of study toward a master’s or second bachelor’s degree at Oxford University; www.rhodesscholar.org/

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