Chateaubriand Fellowship Program

The Chateaubriand Fellowship is a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows are selected through a merit-based competition, through a collaborative process involving expert evaluators in both countries. The program is divided into two subprograms:

  1. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics & Biology-Health (STEM)

  2. The Chateaubriand Fellowship in Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS) .

US Citizenship is not required to apply for a Chateaubriand Fellowship. However, you must be enrolled in a PhD program in an American university.  Learn more here.

Deadline: January 16, 2018
Award: monthly stipend; health insurance; round-trip flight to France

Yenching Scholarship

The Yenching Academy of Peking University builds bridges between China and the world through an interdisciplinary master’s program in China Studies for outstanding graduates from all over the globe. The Yenching Academy aims to thereby shape a new generation of global citizens with a nuanced understanding of China and its role in the world. This is a fully funded residential program offering a wide array of interdisciplinary courses on China within broadly defined fields of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Yenching Scholars are granted the flexibility to create their own study paths by choosing from six academic concentrations and a variety of extracurricular activities. Studying at the Academy represents a unique opportunity not only for intercultural exchange and interdisciplinary learning, but also for personal and professional development. Learn more here.


Deadline
: Monday, December 11, 2017
Award: One-year master’s degree in China

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.

Justice Zone – December 1st, 2017, 12-3pm

Justice Zone – Friday, Dec 1st, 12-3pm, Pless 1 – (RSVP) 
Justice Zone (formerly Diversity Zone) is a foundational training intended for NYU students, faculty, and staff that functions to facilitate understanding of frequently used concepts such as diversity, equity, and social justice through the lens of race and racism. It takes a deep look into the Cycle of Oppression and the role we all take in its reproduction. Throughout the training, participants will be asked to reflect on their own identities and challenge their daily practices to begin a journey of critical consciousness. Lunch will be served.

Stressbusters vacay

Need an ultra-mini vacay?

The NYU Stressbusters will be on hand to offer massages to the NYU Steinhardt community. For one hour, we invite you to leave the cares of the world behind and luxuriate in this relaxing and tranquil experience.

Refreshments will be served.
This event will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 12:00-1:00 PM in the Pless Hall 3rd Floor Lounge.

Spaces are limited. Please RSVP here .

2018 Quantitative Sciences Summer Undergraduate Research Experience (QSURE) at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

he QSURE Internship is sponsored by Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, located in midtown Manhattan. QSURE internship program is designed for exceptional undergraduate students with an aptitude for quantitative sciences and an interest in cancer and population health.  Students will participate in an individual research program and receive exposure to methods in biostatistics, epidemiology and health outcomes research. Call for applications is open: https://www.mskcc.org/departments/epidemiology-biostatistics/student-intern

Deadline: January 5, 2018
Award: Modest stipend (amount not disclosed)

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.

Boren Scholarships

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: http://www.borenawards.org/

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.

Deadline: NYU 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.