2017 Graduation Awards and Honors – Call for Submissions

You can self-nominate for the Arch Award, the Departmental Banner Bearer or submit a speech to be considered as the Student Speaker.

Visit our graduation website at  http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/graduation/awards/ to see if you are eligible to apply and a description of all graduation honors and awards.

The Arch Award is in recognition of your cumulative record of service to classmates, the faculty, and the administration of NYU Steinhardt.

The Departmental Banner Bearer – One graduating candidate from each department receives this award, which includes the honor of carrying the department’s banner in the Baccalaureate Ceremony or Valedictory Celebration.

Student Speaker at School Ceremonies – If you would like to be considered for this special honor, please carefully review the eligibility requirements on the Steinhardt graduation website.

The submission deadline for Student Speaker is Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. No specific format or topic is preferred. The speech may be serious, humorous, personal or more general, but it may be no more than 3 minutes long.

All other award nominations are due Friday, February 17, 2017.

For further information visit our website at  http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/graduation/ or contact the Office of Student Affairs in Pless Hall, 2nd floor or call us at 212-998-5065.


Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of November 30 – December 6, 2016

The Graduate Student Career Development Team offers an array of in-person and virtual events. Join for this week’s offerings:

Salary Negotiations – Wednesday, November 30, 12:00pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Grad Level Interviewing and Network – Wednesday, November 30, 5:00pm, Wasserman Center (133 east 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Graduate Professional Series: Stress Management – Thursday, December 1, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, Kimmel Center (Suite 210)

For more detailed information please visit the Wasserman Center for Career Development Center.


Conversations of Color: The Uphill Battle to Come – December 8, 2016

RSVP here to attend Conversations of Color: “The Uphill Battle to Come”. In light of the recent election, University Chaplains Rabbi Yehuda Sarna and Imam Khalid Latif will discuss the importance of implicit bias and the role it plays on college campuses, through the lens of their multifaith dialogue. Join Imam Latif and Rabbi Sarna for an interactive discussion at one of NYU Steinhardt’s most treasured traditions.

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2016

Time: 12:30 PM – 1:45PM

Location: Pless Hall 3rd fl Lounge, 82 Washington Square East

Lunch will be provided.

At Conversations of Color, Steinhardt students, faculty, and administrators discuss race, ethnicity, culture, sexual orientation, religious or spiritual belief, ability, gender identity/expression, economic class, and other related topics of diversity.

Sponsored by the Steinhardt Office of Student Affair.






Personal Research & Citation Tools Breakfast – Thursday, December 1, 2016

Please join NYU Libraries at the upcoming Personal Research & Citation Tools Breakfast for answers to all your questions about RefWorks, Zotero, and EndNote, including how to choose the right one for you.

We’ll have expert users of these different tools on hand, and breakfast will be served. Whether you are just getting started, or you’re an advanced user, we’re here to help! This event is open to everyone in the NYU community.

Personal Research & Citation Tools Breakfast
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Time: 10:00am – 11:30am
Location: Bobst Library, Media Viewing Area, 5th Floor


GSO’s Competitive Reimbursement Fund (CPR) – Deadline December 2nd at 5:00pm

Have you spent money on professional development this semester? Apply for Steinhardt GSO’s Competitive Professional Reimbursement Fund (CPR) ! Travel, accommodations, registration fees, workshop materials, and more are eligible for funding up to $250.00! Find out more about the application process here: http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/gso/prof_dev/. Applications are due by December 2nd by 5 pm.

Diversity Zone Ally Training – December 2, 2016, 10am-1pm

NYU Steinhardt Student Affairs is proud to collaborate with NYU’s Center for Multicultural Education and Programs to offer

Diversity Zone – Race, Ethnicity, & Class

Friday, December 2nd, 2016
10:00am – 1:00pm

Joseph & Violet Pless Hall
82 Washington Square East
1st Floor Student Lounge

Diversity Zone training is designed to explore the basic issues that surround race, class, and ethnicity. Open to students, staff and faculty, Diversity Zone provides participants with tools and information on the roots, construction, and proliferation of these social identities as well as a basic understanding of the systems of privilege and oppression at work in our society. Participants in this interactive training will leave more culturally aware and competent and better prepared to become an effective ally. All those who complete Diversity Zone training will receive a participation placard acknowledging their commitment to diversity.

Please RSVP to secure your spot.

Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship,

The Dolores Zohrab Liebmann Fellowship was established to “support students with outstanding character and ability who hold promise for achievement and distinction in their chosen fields of study.” The amount of each fellowship will cover tuition costs plus an additional $18,000 annual stipend. The Fellowship accepts applications from graduate students in any recognized field of study in the humanities, social sciences, or natural sciences.

Fellowship Logistics

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens to apply.
  • The fellowship is not offered to prospective or undergraduate students. Applicants must be currently, and for the following academic year, enrolled in graduate school to apply.
  • Applicants must study in the United States for the duration of the grant.
  • This application requires students to submit a FASFA. If the student does not have a FASFA, he/she must file one in order to apply.
  • We will not accept electronic versions of letters of recommendation nor transcripts. Recommendations and transcripts should be sent to our office in sealed envelopes.

Submission Instructions and Deadline

NYU Application deadline: Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.Applications must be submitted in-person to the GSAS Office of Academic and Student Affairs at 6 Washington Square North, Room 222 (Attn: Abby Williams)

The University is able to nominate up to three (3) students for consideration.


Summer Study Abroad Application Now Open

Description: The application to study abroad this summer is now open. Earn 3 to 6 credits toward your Steinhardt degree. To learn more, review our summer program list.

Competitive, need-based scholarships are available; financial aid is also available for those earning at least six credits this summer. Questions? Contact steinhardt.global@nyu.edu or 212-992-9380.