Social Sector Leadership Diversity Fellowship

If you are graduating in May 2019, 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. The SSLD Fellowship connects talented graduate students of color throughout NYU to build a strong community of leaders prepared to tackle the most pressing challenges in our society. Through a combination of retreats, monthly workshops, personalized career coaching and an annual leadership summit, fellows are equipped with the skills, knowledge and networks needed to make a lasting impact in their fields. Be a part of a community of social changemakers and apply today!

Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on January 10, 2018

Being@NYU Assessment of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

It is a key tool to allow us to identify areas of success, uncover challenges and develop strategic initiatives to make our community more inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. We strongly encourage you to set aside 20-30 minutes to participate.

The assessment will be live on Tuesday, November 14 until Thursday, December 14, and we will share the results publicly as early as next semester. If you’d like more information, please visit the Being@NYU working group’s website to learn more about the assessment privacy design. If you would like to take a paper version of the assessment, please email the working group at

Conversations of Color: Mindfulness as A Pathway for People of Color – December 7, 2017

Reka will discuss how mindfulness and meditation act as vehicles for greater self-understanding and insight into the impact of systemic racism on how we see our selves and others. We will touch on the foundations of mindfulness practice, discuss how these practices are particularly salient for people of color and end with a guided meditation. Reka Prasad runs MindfulNYU and is a family therapist in private practice.RSVP Now

Date: Thursday, December 7, 2017

Time: 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Place: Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.

Conversations of Color is sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) – International Fellowships

AAUW International Fellowships support for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. The overwhelming majority return to their home countries to become leaders in government, academia, community activism and the arts and science. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited institutions are supported. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. International Fellowships have been awarded to more than 3,400 women from more than 140 nations. Learn more here.

Deadline: December 1, 2017

Award: Fellowships are for one year; some are renewable for an additional year. Award amounts vary: Masters/Professional Fellowship: $18,000; Doctoral Fellowship: $20,000; Postdoctoral Fellowship: $30,000.

Priority Deadline is December 5th for Summer Study Abroad

The application for summer study abroad is now open, and the priority deadline to apply for programs and scholarships is next Tuesday, December 5th.  Review program offerings, dates, course numbers, and sample syllabi via the program pages on our web site. You can schedule an appointment with Steinhardt Global Affairs staff to discuss your interest and to have your questions answered.


The Being@NYU Assessment of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion has launched. You can click the purple button on the main page to take it or you can go directly to the assessment at this link.

Tell us what it’s like to live, learn, and work at NYU. TODAY from 12:00–4:00 pm, NYU will be giving away free pizza and a coke in the Kimmel lobby to anyone who shows a screenshot or other proof that they took the assessment. Come on by or send others!

Race, Spirit, and Justice – December 4, 2017

Race, Spirit, and Justice: A special evening with Shaun King (Justice Activist, Columnist for Daily News), Imam Khalid Latif (Executive Director, Islamic Center at NYU), Simran Jeet Singh (Faculty and Chaplain, NYU) and Rev. angel Kyodo Williams, Sensei (Author, Buddhist Priest), moderated by NYU Law Professor, Alina Das.

What role do spiritual and religious people have to play in conceptualizing and bringing about a more racially just world? How does faith affect the road to social change and how might it shape our goals and messages? This event will feature leadership from five faith traditions engaging in these questions.

December 4th, 2017 from 7-930 pm
60 Washington Square South, E&L Auditorium, 4th Floor.
Light refreshments will be served.
Tickets are $10 for non-NYU and $5 with valid NYU ID.

Get Tickets Today!