Apply to be a member of 2018-2019 Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee

The Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) is a unique leadership opportunity within the Steinhardt community that draws on the rich experiences of students to share their knowledge, their excitement or experiences of international study, and develop community with other students, with faculty, and the larger Steinhardt and NYU community. The Steinhardt IPAC is for globally minded undergraduate and graduate students to connect with ideas of intercultural exchange, international diversity, and being involved in student activities. The Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) is a student-led initiative that promotes the celebration of the diversity of countries, cultures, perspectives, traditions, and values within Steinhardt through programming that facilitates community building. The Committee advocates for the needs of the international student population in collaboration with the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs.

Online applications must be submitted by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 8, 2018.

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Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop – October 3, 2018

Are you a Steinhardt F-1 visa holder planning to pursue off-campus employment prior to or upon completion of your studies?

Join Alison Jackson, International Student Advisor in the Office of Global Services, for a conversation about off-campus employment. The workshop will cover eligibility, application process, and other details about Pre-Completion and Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). Students graduating in December 2018/January 2019 are highly encouraged to attend.

Date: Wednesday, October 3rd
Time:  3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Please Pre-Register for the workshop here.

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

The DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) provides scholarships for students 1) to study or conduct research; 2) to study in Germany during their senior year; 3) to improve existing German language skills or to attend university courses in German; 4) and to do an internship in the fields of science and engineering in Germany. For further undergraduate opportunities and the specifications of the scholarships, please visit the DAAD’s website. You can also learn more through the  NYU Office of Global Awards.

Deadline: October 12, 2018  4:00 pm (internal NYU Deadline)

Award: Funding and stipend for one year

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Gates Cambridge Scholarships are prestigious, highly competitive full-cost scholarships. They are awarded to outstanding applicants from countries outside the UK to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree in any subject available at the University of Cambridge. The program aims to build a global network of future leaders committed to improving the lives of others. Learn more here, and visit the Gates Cambridge website. Non-US applicants can find details regarding the submission process here. Interested applicants are encouraged to bring drafts of their essays to the Office of Global Awards for feedback. Appointments can be made with Kris Larsen and Jenni Quilter here.

Deadline: Wednesday, October 10

Award: A Gates Cambridge Scholarship covers the full cost of studying at Cambridge. It also provides additional, discretionary funding.

Schwarzman Scholarship

The Schwarzman Scholars program, inspired by the Rhodes Scholarships, is designed to train future leaders to meet the challenges of the 21st century and beyond by preparing them to better understand China, its role in global trends and their role as future leaders. Schwarzman Scholars will have an unrivaled opportunity to live in Beijing for one year of study and cultural immersion, attending lectures, traveling, and developing first-hand exposure to China and its people. Scholars will develop their leadership skills through a one-year master’s degree in public policy, international studies, or economics and business at Tsinghua University, one of China’s most prestigious institutes of higher education. Learn more here.

Deadline: Thursday, September 27, 2018

Award: The following costs are covered as a Schwarzman Scholar: tuition, fees, room and board, travel to and from Beijing at the beginning and end of the academic year, in-country study tours, required course books and supplies, Lenovo laptop, health insurance, and a personal stipend.

Steinhardt English Language Tutoring Services

We are excited to offer English language tutoring services within Steinhardt’s Office of Student Affairs. Tutoring is held in our office by faculty at NYU’s American Language Institute by appointment only.

Students will be able to see tutor tutors to improve their skills in writing and grammar, reading comprehension, speaking or listening skills, pronunciation, or presentation preparation. This will come at no cost to our students.

Schedule an appointment now and contact with any questions.

Please note this service is only for students enrolled in a Steinhardt degree program.

Let’s Talk International Welcome Session -Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Office of Student Affairs invites you to the first session of Let’s Talk International of the Fall 2018 semester! Learn more about the program, meet new friends, and explore different topics of international concern.

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Time: 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge
Details: Lunch is provided. Space is limited. To attend, please rsvp here.

Let’s Talk International is a semi-structured discussion group and safe space for study abroad returnees, international students, third culture kids, and anybody interested in international/intercultural experiences to explore topics such as identity development, cultural adjustment, cross-cultural relationships, and general navigation of life across cultures. 

While topics and short activities provide a framework, students drive the conversation in directions most relevant to them. Continued attendance is encouraged, though students are not required to attend all sessions.

Steinhardt International Student Welcome Social – Wednesday, September 19

Are you a new or returning Steinhardt international student? The Steinhardt International Programming and Advocacy Committee (IPAC) is excited to welcome international students of all academic levels at their Fall Welcome Soical with opportunities to meet other Steinhardt International students, snack on international cuisines, and win great prizes including Steinhardt items and gift cards to the NYU Bookstore!

Steinhardt IPAC Fall Welcome Social

Wednesday, September 19 from 4:00-6:00pm

Pless Hall 82 Washington Square East, 1st floor lounge