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:

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.

Critical Language Scholarship (CLS)

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. Instructions are currently offered in fourteen languages including Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Turkish, Hindi, and Urdu, at locations where the target language is widely-spoken. For more information, visit this website:

Deadline: November 15, 2017
Award: The Critical Language Scholarship Program is an eight to ten week fully-funded language and cultural enrichment summer program of the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

International Education Week Panel: Featuring NYU Fulbright Scholars

This panel will consist of current 2017 Fulbright Scholarship recipients to NYU Steinhardt. Panelists will discuss their Fulbright experience and its impact on their academic and professional careers.

International Education Week Panel: Featuring NYU Fulbright Scholars
Thursday, November 16. 2017
Pless Hall,  1st  Lounge|
12:30 p.m.  – 1:45 p.m.
Refreshments will be provided.

Hosted by the Office of Global Affairs

Women Warriors Speak – Monday, November 13, 2017

Join us as women veterans from the U.S. military describe their experiences of transitioning back to civilian life through their own words and through words from classical text. This event is presented to by the Steinhardt Faculty and Community Engagement Series (FACES). RSVP via email:



Healthy Relationships – Monday, November 13th, 2017 5pm-6:30pm

Healthy Relationships Workshop
Monday, November 13th, 5pm-6:30pm
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge
RSVP Today!

Having trouble navigating conversations with a roommate, parent, faculty, friend, or date? Join Steinhardt’s Office of Student Affairs and the Health Promotion Office for an interactive workshop on healthy communication in all kinds of relationships. Learn how to engage in conversations where you can share your feelings safely, practice active listening,  and develop skills on what to look out for in unhealthy or abusive relationships.

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Self Care & Mindfulness – Friday, November 10th, 2017

Be Kind To Yourself! Exploring Self Care & Mindfulness
Friday, November 10th, 2017 – 10am – 11am
Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Student Lounge

Feeling stressed out as we move into the last five weeks of the semester? Discover how our bodies and minds respond to stress, which we can use to our advantage in practices that help us de-stress. Come discuss what self care means to you, and find out strategies to incorporate this practice into your daily life, even if you only have a minute to spare!  We’ll conclude with a grounding mindfulness practice.

RSVP today!

Conversations of Color: Anti-Asian, Anti-Black: Unpacking the Model Minority Stereotype – November 16, 2017

In academic settings, the notion that certain Asian/Asian American groups are gifted is widespread. Tracing the recent history of the Model Minority Stereotype and linking it to daily interactions in the university, Dr. Hua-Yu Sebastian Cherng will facilitate an interactive discussion of how this seemingly innocuous – or even seemingly positive many argue – trope is premised on other dangerous racial stereotypes.

Date: Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time: 12:30pm – 1:45pm

Place: Pless Hall, 3rd Floor Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.


NYU/D-Prize Social Venture Consortium Competition – Proposal Deadline: February 4, 2018

The NYU Social Entrepreneurship ProgramNYU Green Grants, and D-Prize want your ideas to distribute proven interventions to alleviate poverty. Submit your concept note by February 4th to the D-Prize Social Venture Competition as part of the NYU/D-Prize Social Venture Competition Consortium for the chance to win up to $15,000 in seed funding!

Learn all about eligibility, timeline, and the challenges:
Bring your questions to the first global online webinar on November 1st:

Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of November 7 – November 14, 2017

Join the Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development team at these informative events.

Selling Your International Experience – Wednesday, November 8, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Making it in: Tech – Thursday, November 9, 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm, CMEP Lounge

Career Conversations: Academic, Research and Writing Careers – Wednesday, November 18, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor)