Graduating International Student Information and Workshops with OGS

Graduating in May 2018?  Right now is the best time for F-1 students to apply for work permission that begins in July 2018.  It will take about ninety days to get your Optional Practical Training (OPT).  OPT is work permission for students in F-1 status.
The Office of Global Services April Events Calendar has been updated! Lawyer workshops on US work visas and how to do unpaid internships, how to get paid for work this summer, and what do you need to know when traveling are all topics for this month.

Harry S. Truman Scholarship

The Truman is a highly competitive, merit-based award offered to U.S. citizens and U.S. nationals from Pacific Islands who want to go to graduate school in preparation for a career in public service. Truman Scholars are persons who have been recognized by the Truman Scholarship Foundation as future “change agents.” If you would like to apply, you need to fill out the application form, and email an academic transcript and current resume to truman@nyu.edu with the subject heading TRUMAN NYU NOMINATION APPLICATION.  Learn more here, or visit www.truman.gov. Watch this video about what it takes to be a Truman Scholar.

Must be a sophomore at time of NYU deadline
Deadline: NYU deadline – March 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST
Award: $30,000 for graduate study

 

UDALL Scholarship

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 here. Apply here.

Sophomores and Juniors 
Deadline: March 8, 2018
Award: $7,000 for undergraduate expenses

Register Now – Speaking Freely: Learn a new language without the pressure of grades!

Have you ever wanted to study a language, but haven’t the time to fit it into your schedule? Will you be traveling in the global network, and need to brush up on your conversational skills? Then register for Speaking Freely, NYU’s unique language learning opportunity. Our weekly, non-credit, no-fee courses are designed to introduce you to a language; most of the classes are taught by native speakers, and some are offered at a higher level as well.

For schedules and more information, visit cas.nyu.edu/speakingfreely to sign up today!  Sections are filling up quickly and we want to make sure that you have this opportunity.

Receive a Grant to Explore an Idea

Steinhardt Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors, and Masters Degree Students,

We are excited about the opportunity for you to engage in student research through the Student Research and Creative Project Grant which is open to all Steinhardt undergraduate and master’s students. Students may receive up to $1,000 to conduct a research study or creative project under the supervision of a faculty mentor. The proposed project may be conducted as independent study or to satisfy a capstone course requirement, such as an undergraduate honors thesis or a master’s final capstone project.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the online Application, including an abstract not longer than 250 words, which will be published if you’re awarded, and your research or creative project plan

  2. Submit your current CV or resume (1-2 pages)

  3. Submit a letter of support and commitment from your faculty mentor indicating their willingness to work with you in the completion of your work and whether your proposed project will need approval from UCAIHS. (Your faculty mentor must be an NYU Steinhardt faculty member).

Applications are due by March 15.

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Gilman International Scholarship Program is a program of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and is supported in its implementation by IIE.The Gilman Program allows more American undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to study and intern abroad in more diverse locations, thereby increasing their global career readiness and contributing to our national security and economic prosperity. Learn more here.

Deadline: March 6, 2018

Award: The Gilman Scholarship Program offers grants of up to $5,000 to U.S. undergraduate students of high financial need participating in credit-bearing study abroad programs or international internships.  Students studying a critical need language could be eligible to receive a grant of up to $8,000.

NYU DC Global Leadership Scholars Program

Are you inspired by leaders who are deeply engaged with their communities? Do you want to gain practical experience in Washington, DC and take your leadership skills to the next level? If so, apply for the NYU Washington, D.C. Global Leadership Scholars Program! Through the program, students gain a deep understanding of ethical and inclusive leadership while also acquiring practical skills.  Over the course of a fall or spring semester, Scholars participate in:

  • An immersive leadership course (4 credits)
  • An internship or other experiential learning opportunities
  • Mentoring and coaching sessions
  • Professional networking
  • Exclusive co-curricular events

Click here to access the application and FAQs.

Deadline:  Thursday, February 15th

Award: Students are charged the same amount for tuition and registration fees as for a regular NYU semester of full-time enrollment (full time status required: 12 credit minimum) while enrolled in the Global Leadership Scholars Program.

Fulbright U.S. Student Program Information Session

Once a year the Office of Global Awards at NYU hosts a Fulbright Information session. You should attend if you are interested in learning more about the Fulbright Program. You should attend if you have an interest in teaching English abroad. And you should also attend if you have an interest in studying or doing research abroad. This session is opened to all students but will focus on applications for the next grant cycle (that is, grants beginning in September 2019). At the session we will hear from students who applied for the last grant cycle as well as a Fulbright representative from IIE. RSVP here.

Date & Time: Thursday February 8 at 5:00 p.m.
Location: 12 Washington Place

Need a little help? Visit the Academic Resource Center (ARC)

We want you to be successful. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) located at 18 Washington Place is a one stop location for academic support and skills development. The ARC offers a variety of academic support resources, including cross-school advising, and peer tutoring. For more information, please click here.

Graduating in May 2018?

Please note that all students must apply for graduation. If your expected graduation term is Spring 2018 you need to apply via Albert Student Center by February 4, 2018. If you already applied, make sure to check your application status on Albert on the Academics page under graduation.