National Scholarships Information Session on March 3, 2011

Join Kim Germain, Director of Scholarship Programs at NYU at the National Scholarship Information Session. She will discuss the application process for postgraduate fellowships in the UK & Ireland — Rhodes, Marshall, Mitchell, Gates Cambridge — and the Fulbright Grant for overseas study. 

Date: Thursday, March 3, from

Time: 12:30-1:45pm

Where: Silver Center, room 713

Don’t Miss The Deadline To Submit A Winning Proposal…….

Don’t miss the deadline March 4th, 2011 to submit for a Dean’s Grant for Student Research grant.
Grants are awarded to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students in NYUSteinhardt you are invited to apply for the Dean’s Grants for Student Research 2011.
Undergraduates may be awarded up to $500 to explore an idea under the supervision of a faculty member.  Graduate students may be awarded up or to $1000 to also explore a faculty-sponsored independent research project of a specific component of their thesis or dissertation work, e.g. instrument development/validation or a pilot study.

For questions contact Tanya Gary at

2011 Graduation Checklist!

Are you eligible to graduate? Did you apply to graduate? Are you planning to participate in NYU Steinhardt’s graduation ceremonies or NYU’s Commencement exercises this May? Make sure and review the Graduation Checklist for important dates and information!

OISS Upcoming Events

English Conversation Groups for International Graduate Students: Various days and times

OISS African Heritage Month Event: Thursday, February 24, 2-8:30 pm

Citibank Union Square Presents A Banking Workshop for International Students: Tuesday, March 1, 12:30-1:30pm

Self-Promotion In the US Job Market: Wednesday, March 2, 5pm-6:30pm

Immigration Options after F-1 and J-1 Student Status: Wednesday, March 9, 12pm-1:30pm

For more information on any of these events, please go to:

Education, Health and Non-Profit Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3pm – 7pm

The Wasserman Center for Career Development invites you to attend the

Education, Health and Non-Profit Career Fair: Wednesday, February 23, 2011, 3pm – 7pm
The Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor — NYU ID required for entry

The NYCDOE will be conducting on-site interviews and assessments for positions in math, science and special education.
RSVP on NYU CareerNet today!

Financial Planning for NYU Study Abroad Info Session Series

Are you curious about study abroad?  Have you submitted an application to study at one of the Global Academic Centers?

The Office of Financial Aid will give study abroad funding tips to students who receive financial aid.  The NYU Office of Global Programs will inform you of internal and external grants and scholarships for study abroad.  Returning students will share tips about budgeting, saving money abroad, and strategies you can use to keep costs down!

Session Dates:

Wednesday, 2/23/11: 6:00pm – 7:00pm, 19 University Place, 102

Monday, 2/28/11: 6:00pm – 7:00pm, 5 Washington Place, 101

Tuesday, 3/08/11: 6:15pm – 7:15pm, 19 West 4th Street, 101

Friday, 3/25/11: 11:00am – 12:00pm, 19 University Place, 102

All sessions are the same, so you only need to attend one!

Dalai Lama Fellows Program

New York University has been selected as one of nine universities to offer the Dalai Lama Fellowship,
a new international educational program of the Dalai Lama Center. 

All full-time students – undergraduate, graduate and professional students –
who will be enrolled at NYU in Academic Year 2011 – 2012, are invited to apply.
For more information and to apply, please visit

Please direct any inquiries to or 212 998-2329

Exciting Mentoring and Research Opportunities with AERA

There are many opportunities for graduate students to get involved with American Educational Research Association and at the annual meeting. Keep your eyes open for specific opportunities within your divisions, such as a fabulous mentoring opportunity for members of Division H. Research, Assessment and School Evaluation or to present your research and receive feedback from experienced Division H members at the annual meeting? Division H invites you to participate in our first ever research forum for graduate students.More information is available at or visit the AERA homepage.

Last Chance for a Refund for Dropped Classes

Graduate Student Spring Semester Refund Schedule
This is a reminder that the deadline to drop a class and receive a 55% tuition refund is Sunday, February 13, 2011. If you drop a class between February 14 and February 20, you will only receive a 25% tuition refund; no fees will be refunded after January 24.
Visit the University Bursar’s website for more info.