German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) invites highly qualified undergraduate students from all fields to apply for scholarships funding study, senior thesis research and/or internships in Germany (duration: 4-10 months). The goal of this program is to support study abroad in Germany and at German universities. Preference will be given to students whose projects or programs are based at and organized by a German university. Scholarships are available either as part of an organized study abroad program or as part of an individual, student-designed study abroad semester or year. Knowledge of German is not a requirement for this program. For additional information on this grant and how to apply, please visit:

Deadline: January 31, 2018
Award: The scholarship payment depends on the applicant’s academic qualifications.

Congressional Black Caucus Foundation – Japan Study Abroad Program

In partnership with the government of Japan, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) will select 18 participants for the 2018 Kakehashi Project, a study abroad program in Japan for emerging leaders.The project will take place in and around Tokyo, Japan from March 22 – 29, 2018. It will include tours of cultural and historical landmarks, lectures on U.S.-Japan relations, and visits to leading technology companies. For additional information, please go online. Apply here.

Deadline: January 28, 2018
Award: Students are only responsible for round trip transportation from their home to Washington, DC and any personal expenses they incur.

Undergraduate Summer Research Program – Call for Applications deadline February 12, 2018

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Undergraduate Summer Research Program

Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative & Undergraduate Summer Research Program
Students, Staff, and Faculty Mentors (2017)
The NYU Center for the Humanities announces the call for applicants for the 2018 Undergraduate Summer Research Program for NYU students.
During this summer program, students conduct original research within the humanities under the supervision of NYU faculty mentors in their fields of study. The program prepares students to pursue PhDs in the humanities and is primarily focused on developing research experience for those from historically underrepresented groups.
Application Deadline
February 12, 2018

Program Duration
June 3 – August 4, 2018

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Program Components

Faculty Mentorship. Students are paired with a faculty mentor, with whom they are expected to meet regularly to complete a scholarly research project. Students will work with their faculty mentors to decide on an appropriate project topic and format.

Research Experience. Each student will complete a research paper of approximately 15 pages, not including bibliographic references, and the opportunity to present their work at an academic symposium.

Professional Development. Students attend weekly meetings during which they present their research, exchange ideas, and discuss their topics. There are weekly workshops to improve the presentation, research, and writing skills and to familiarize students with the graduate school application process.

Financial Support. Students receive a summer stipend to support their research, in addition to on-campus housing for the duration of the program. 

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JUST POETRY: Open Mic – January 31st

The JUST POETRY: Let It Flow Open Mic is a mid-year showcase highlighting social justice through art, as a special celebration of the monthly JUST POETRY: Let It Flow Workshop Series. All students, poets, writers, and workshop participants are welcome to attend and witness the words flow! Special guests poets will be in attendance. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. To perform, sign up here by Thursday, January 25th at 11:59 pmSign-ups will also be taken at the event.  Email Imani Wallace ( and Amani Walker ( for questions!

Wasserman Center Graduate Student Career Development Events – Week of January 23 – January 30, 2018

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

Demystifying OPT, CPT, and More (Hosted by OGS) – Tuesday, January 23, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Wasserman Center (133 East 13th Street, 2nd floor)

Demystifying OPT, CPT, and More (Hosted by OGS) – Tuesday, January 23, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Wasserman Center, Brooklyn Office (311 Bridge Street)

Need a little help? Visit the Academic Resource Center (ARC)

We want you to be successful. The Academic Resource Center (ARC) located at 18 Washington Place is a one stop location for academic support and skills development. The ARC offers a variety of academic support resources, including cross-school advising, and peer tutoring. For more information, please click here.

Graduating in May 2018?

Please note that all students must apply for graduation. If your expected graduation term is Spring 2018 you need to apply via Albert Student Center by February 4, 2018. If you already applied, make sure to check your application status on Albert on the Academics page under graduation.

Seeking Applications & Nominations: Director of Disability Resources

Oberlin College & Conservatory– the Director of Disability Resources

The Director of Disability Resources:

  • reports to the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Center for Student Success;
  • coordinates support services for students with disabilities, serves as a resource for the campus on disability and accessibility, and serves as a liaison for campus groups, faculty, staff, and administrators;
  • is responsible for the identification and utilization of appropriate technologies to streamline communications, record keeping, scheduling, adaptive technologies, and other core functions;
  • provides representation for the Division of Student Life on relevant campus committees and participates in the divisional project to develop student experience metrics designed to enhance strategic indicators to promote retention, persistence, and thriving; and
  •  directs the development, review, and revision of written policies, guidelines, and procedures for determining reasonable accommodations and institutional and student rights and responsibilities.The staff of Disability Resources facilitate access to all programs, services, and activities that are provided at Oberlin College & Conservatory, while encouraging and helping students to develop student self-advocacy. The office’s mission supports Oberlin’s long and rich history of recognizing and supporting diversity including provision of services for students with disabilities. The college actively continues support for students with disabilities through Disability Resources, staff, and faculty.

Full announcement, qualifications, and application instructions: 

To nominate an individual and/or discuss this opportunity, contact:

Heather J. Larabee
Spelman Johnson
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