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.

Social Sector Leadership Diversity Fellowship – Applications Open November 14, 2018

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. 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 change-makers and apply today! The application opens on November 14th and closes on January 13th, 2019. If you would like to learn more about the fellowship before applying, you can RSVP to attend an information session on November 13th or December 5th.

Click this link for more information.

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Food Insecurity At NYU – Monday, November 19, 2018q

Join Jakiya Bradley, Alternate Senator, at Large for Students Experiencing Food Insecurities and Jon Chin, founder of Share Meals program at NYU, for a conversation about food insecurity at NYU. They want to hear from those affected by food insecurity to better address the problem and make NYU a more accessible space.

Date: November 19, 2018

Place: CMEP Lounge, Kimmel 804/805

Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm

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Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of November 14 -20, 2018

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings:

Career Conversations: Research and Academic Careers – November 14, 5:30PM-7:00 PM, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th St. 2nd Floor)

Grad Student Boot Camp – November 16, 10:00AM-4:00 PM, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th St. 2nd Floor)

NGO, Non-Profit and Government Career Forum – November 16, 11:30AM-3:00 PM, The George Washington University, Washington, DC

For more detailed information please visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development Center.

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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:

Nomination process: Please complete the nomination form that can be found here:

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

Deadline for nominations: November 30th, 2018

Questions? Email

NYU Steinhardt Teaching Awards Nomination Form

NYU Steinhardt Teaching Awards Nomination Form

The Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development Teaching Award Committee invites nominations for the NYU Distinguished Teaching Award AND the Steinhardt Teaching Excellence Award for 2018-2019.  Both awards give us an opportunity to recognize outstanding teachers who influence our lives. To nominate a faculty member, please complete the form below. Nominations are due by Friday, November 16, 2018.

Click here for more information on the selection process
Click here for the nomination form

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Graduating Student Portraits – November 7-9, 2018

Portraits for the Class of 2019
Wednesday November 7 – Friday November 9
Pless Hall, 2nd Floor Open Conference Room

Sitting Fee: $5.00 – donated to NYU’s 1831 Fund

Schedule your appointment at, entering school code 380 or by calling 1-800-OUR-YEAR™ (687-9327), during normal business hours.

When you schedule your appointment, you will receive complete information on how to prepare for your portrait sitting. Remember that you can use these portraits for your Professional Networking and Job Search sites. Don’t miss out on capturing this once in a lifetime achievement!

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!

Financial Literacy – Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Join Steinhardt Student Affairs for Financial Literacy, a presentation to assist students in making more sound financial decisions. Natasha Bean, Progam Director of Financial Education, will be conducting a comprehensive discussion on how to manage personal finances and providing information about NYU resources.
Date: October 30, 2018
Time: 3:30 – 4:45 pm
Place: Pless Hall, 3rd Floor