Boren Scholarships

Deadline: NYU internal deadline is December 1, 2017

Award:The Boren Scholarship covers costs associated with your study abroad program, including tuition and fees, room and board, books, insurance, local transportation, and round-trip airfare on a U.S. carrier. The Boren Scholarship does not cover study tours of several countries.

Description: Boren Scholarships provide funding for US undergraduate students to study less commonly taught languages critical to US interests. The length of the program ranges from 8 weeks to a full academic year. Boren recipients are committed to work in the federal government for at least one year. Visit this website to learn more:

Note: The Office of Global Awards offers support for this scholarship opportunity and will endorse qualified applicants. All Boren Scholarship applicants must be in contact with the Boren Scholarship NYU Campus Representative well in advance of the final deadline so that the Campus Representative can both provide advice and have the time to produce a formal evaluation of all applications prior to the final deadline.

Students may visit the Office of Global Awards website for additional information.

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Education Research

National Academy of Education/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Education Research

Deadline: November 2, 2017

Award: Fellows will receive $70,000 for one academic year of research, OR $35,000 for each of two contiguous years, working halftime.

Description: The NAEd/Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars working in critical areas of educational scholarship. Fellows will also attend professional development retreats and receive mentorship from NAEd members and other senior scholars in their field. This fellowship is non-residential, and applications from all disciplines are encouraged. Up to 30 NAEd/Spencer Fellowships will be awarded.

Students may visit the Office of Global Awards website for additional information.

Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation Fellowship

Deadline: November 1, 2017

Award: Each award is for up to $25,000 in stipend support, as well as 50% of required tuition and fees, up to $20,000 per year, for one to two years. The first year of Fellowship funding cannot be deferred.

Description: The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans supports immigrants or children of immigrants who are pursuing graduate studies in the United States. Each fellowship supports two years of graduate study in any field and in any degree-granting program in the United States. The Fellowship program seeks students who have demonstrated creativity, originality, and initiative in one or more aspects of their lives. Learn more here.

Students may visit the Office of Global Awards website for additional information.

NYU Libraries’ Fall Grad Research Breakfast (11/7 at 10am-12pm, Bobst Library)

Hello from the NYU Libraries:

We’re getting ready for the final stretch of the semester and invite you to join us for our annual fall Graduate Student Research Breakfast.

Come have breakfast, talk with our librarians about your project, and take care of those lingering research to-do list items. We’ll have specialists from across the disciplines who can help you get (re)oriented to our resources, get started with citation tools, and get the most out of our collections and services.

Get more information and RSVP below.

  • Tuesday, November 7. 10:00am-12:00noon
    Bobst Library 10th-floor Graduate Student Exchange (northwest corner)

As always, watch for more news and events tailored particularly for graduate students.

We look forward to seeing you there!

NYU Libraries Graduate Student Services

Prepare for Spring 2018 Term Registration

Registration for the Spring 2018 term begins at 9:00am on Monday, November 13, 2017.  Spring term classes are now available in the Albert Course Search or on Albert Mobile. To prepare for registration, make sure to visit the Registrar’s website and check out important Albert guides.

Write On: Academic Writing Workshop for Undergraduates – November 1, 2017

If you are an undergraduate Steinhardt student who has questions about structuring a paper, best practices for proof-reading, and how to optimize your NYU resources, this workshop is for you. Join the NYU Writing Center for an informative session on these topics and more.

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 12:30 PM – 1:45 PM
Location: Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Space is limited and lunch will be served, so please RSVP here

Disability Zone – Friday, November 3, 2017

Disability Zone – Friday, November 3rd, 12-3pm, Pless 1 – (RSVP)
Disability Zone is a training for NYU students, staff, and faculty that explores frameworks around the intersections of disability status and justice through critical analysis of language and policy, the works of disability justice activists, and group discussion. Participants will reflect on their own practices and gain the knowledge and tools to actively practice solidarity with and create more accessible environments for people with disabilities.
Lunch will be served.

A Networking Series: LinkedIn and User Strategies – November 2, 2017

Linkedin is the leader of professional online networking with over 467 million members and growing. Please join the Wasserman Center for Career Development for tips and techniques on how to enhance your LinkedIn profile, and expand your network through connecting with industry professionals and alumni.

RSVP here!

Date: Thursday, November 2, 2017

Time : 3:30 – 4:45pm

Location: Pless Hall 3rd fl. Lounge

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affairs


Office of Global Awards Mentoring Program: Leadership and Service – Deadline October 30, 2017

The Office of Global Awards Mentoring Program: Leadership & Service prepares undergraduate students to thrive in college, in their careers, and in civic life. In this semester-long sequence of group meetings and mentoring sessions, students hone in on what matters to them and why learn how to develop mentoring relationships and practice communicating effectively about themselves and their values.

Offered to undergraduate students from freshmen to juniors, those accepted to the program join an energizing peer network, benefit from individualized mentoring sessions, and participate in four skills-building workshops.

The application period for admission to spring semester cohorts will be open October 17th – 30th.  Click here for details and to apply!

There will be info sessions at 12 Washington Place on October 17, 5:30-6:30pm, and on October 20, 1-2pm