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

NYU Israel Experience

We are excited to announce the launch of the second cohort of the NYU Israel Experience, a trip for NYU Student leaders to promote intersectionality and inclusivity while diving into the realities of the diverse narratives on the ground in Israel.
They will speak to policymakers, artists, changemakers, peace negotiators, business people, and professionals across all perspectives and opinions.
This trip is open to all students and we would love to reach as many students as possible!
It will run for 10 days in January and students will return before the start of the spring semester. 
Please visit our website for more detailed information on how to part of this experience!

Yenching Scholarship

Audience: Graduating seniors and new alums up to age 25. U.S. citizenship is not required for this fellowship. Open to international students.

Deadline:  December 7, 2018

Award: The scholarship provides full tuition plus a generous stipend to cover travel and living expenses for a 1-year Masters program in China Studies.

Description: The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the rest of the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies. The Academy aims to shape a new generation of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China and its role in the world.

Founded on the ideal of fostering global connections and dialogue, the Yenching Academy is a fully funded residential program offering a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within broadly defined fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Working closely with their academic mentors, Yenching Scholars are granted the flexibility to create their own study paths by choosing from six academic concentrations and a variety of extracurricular activities. Learn more by visiting our website.

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.

Diplomats, Spies, and Language Learners

Description: Want to travel and learn a language on the U.S. government’s dime? Both the Critical Language Scholarship and Boren Awards invite undergraduates (who are U.S. citizens) to apply for language learning immersion experiences that can last for one summer, or anywhere between six months and a year.
The Boren Scholarship will even pay for a program of your choice, and will also place you in a job in the federal government upon graduation. Both of these scholarships lead to other opportunities including Fulbright, language translation consultancy and research opportunities. Come listen to a panel of past NYU winners speak about how the CLS or Boren helped transform their own career aspirations and broaden their sense of the communities with which they wanted to work.
(Note: This panel discussion follows a Boren information session from 12.30-1.30 at the Leadership Initiative, where representatives from the Boren Foundation will discuss the application process. RSVP on our website.) 
Date: Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Time: 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Location: 12 Washington Place

Boren Scholarship Information Session

Description: This session will focus on both graduate and undergraduate Boren awards. 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. Please RSVP on our website.

 

Date:  Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT

Location: 12 Washington Place