NYU SSLD Fellowship Program

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.

Be a part of a community of social changemakers and apply today! The application closes on January 13th, 2019. 

Leadership Initiative Mentoring Groups

Are you interested in refining your college and career path with the support of expert professionals? Do you want to be a changemaker in your community but don’t know how to start? Then, the Leadership Initiative Mentoring Groups are for you!

 

The deadline to apply is 11:59PM EST, January 27th, so get started now!

Udall Scholarship

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

Deadline: NYU internal deadline – January 7, 2019; Final deadline – March 7, 2019

Award: Udall Scholars receive up to $7,000 towards tuition and other college expenses.

Description: The Udall Foundation awards scholarships to college sophomores and juniors for leadership, public service, and commitment to issues related to Native American nations or to the environment. Learn more on our website.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award: Deadline Extended- December 7th

Do you know an outstanding full-time faculty member committed to social activism and community building?

Can you think of someone who inspires you to be a leader and change-agent?

If so, nominate them now for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award!

The President and Provost Offices, in partnership with the NYU Division of Student Affairs, will present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award, which includes a $2500 research stipend, at the Faculty Award Reception during the MLK Celebration Week in February 2018. To see past recipients see this link: https://www.nyu.edu/life/events-traditions/mlk-week/faculty-award.html

Nomination process: Please complete the nomination form that can be found here: bit.ly/mlk2019

Eligible nominees: All full-time NYU faculty members are eligible; past recipients are ineligible.

Deadline for nominations: December 7th, 2018 (extended)

Questions? Email mlkfacaward@nyu.edu

2019 Graduation Awards and Honors – Call for Submissions

You can self-nominate for the Arch Award, the Departmental Banner Bearer or submit a speech to be considered for Student Speaker.

Visit NYU Steinhardt Graduation to see if you are eligible to apply and to review a description of all graduation honors and awards.

The Arch Award is in recognition of your cumulative record of service to classmates, the faculty, and the administration of NYU Steinhardt.

The Departmental Banner Bearer – One graduating candidate from each department receives this award, which includes the honor of carrying the department’s banner in the Baccalaureate Ceremony or Valedictory Celebration.

Student Speaker at School Ceremonies – If you would like to be considered for this special honor, please carefully review the eligibility requirements.

The submission deadline for Student Speaker is Sunday, February 10, 2019, at 6:00 pm. No specific format or topic is preferred. The speech may be serious, humorous, personal or more general, but it may be no more than 3 minutes long.

All other award nominations are due Friday, February 15, 2019.

For further information visit NYU Steinhardt Graduation website or contact the Office of Student Affairs in Pless Hall, 2nd floor or call us at 212-998-5065.

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.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award: NOMINATE A FACULTY MEMBER TODAY!

Do you know an outstanding full-time faculty member committed to social activism and community building?

Can you think of someone who inspires you to be a leader and change-agent?

If so, nominate them now for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award!

The President and Provost Offices, in partnership with the NYU Division of Student Affairswill present the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty Award, which includes a $2500 research stipend,at the Faculty Award Reception during the MLK Celebration Week in February 2018. To see past recipients see this link: https://www.nyu.edu/life/events-traditions/mlk-week/faculty-award.html

Nomination process: Please complete the nomination form that can be found here: bit.ly/mlk2019

Eligible nominees: All full-time NYU faculty members are eligible; past recipients are ineligible.

Deadline for nominations: November 30th, 2018

Questions? Email mlkfacaward@nyu.edu