GLS Dean’s Global Research Grants
Grants to fund student research projects that are completed independently or in conjunction with a senior thesis, and that involve unusual expenses, such as travel; open to GLS students.
Liberal Studies Social Impact Grants
Funding for applied learning experiences that promise meaningful, life-enriching impact for communities; open to LS students.
Bell Scholarships for Public Service
Current sophomores and juniors from across NYU who plan to pursue a career that advances the public good may apply for the Bell Public Service Scholarship. This program seeks to enable students to pursue careers in the public service sector by providing them with annual scholarships of up to $8,000, renewable until graduation.
Bennett-Polonsky Humanities Labs (H-Labs)
A collaborative, interdisciplinary research and curricular initiative offering new opportunities for humanities-centered inquiry with an ethos of experimentation, creativity and cross-disciplinary knowledge production. The goal is to create shared spaces where faculty, students and humanities practitioners from different fields come together to address big questions or explore timely ideas of import
Dalai Lama Fellowships
The Dalai Lama Fellowship offers emerging leaders a rigorous, interdisciplinary program on ways to be a leader that connects and cares for self, extends genuine compassion to others, and works for our common humanity. With the support of mentors and coaches, each Fellow designs and implements an original Field Project addressing a global challenge over the course of a year.
Female Founders Fellowship
Provides extensive training, mentorship, and networking opportunities to student entrepreneurs at NYU who are committed to advancing gender equality in entrepreneurship, with loan alleviation grants of up to $50,000.
First Generation to College Founders Fellowship
Provides training and mentorship to undergraduate student entrepreneurs at NYU, who will also have the opportunity to apply for $5,000 scholarships.
Gallatin Global Fellowship in Human Rights
Funding for extended research or experiential learning projects that focus on human rights; open to all students.
LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program
Offers an immersive summer prelaw experience for aspiring lawyers, focused on strengthening the academic skills necessary to succeed in law school, while providing insight and guidance to help prepare for the admission process. The PLUS Program also helps explore career options after law school and provides invaluable networking opportunities. The program is specifically aimed at rising undergraduate sophomores and juniors from groups underrepresented in the legal profession, though any student can apply; offering a $1,000 stipend.
Innovation Scholarship with the Skirball Department of Hebrew & Judaic Studies
Scholarship to support study at NYU Tel Aviv for students intending to combine interest in Jewish history and culture, Israel, and/or the Middle East with a career in technology, business, or international affairs; open to students with a declared major or minor in Hebrew and Judaic Studies.
NYU Policy Case Competition
Opportunity for student teams to develop and present policy proposals on current issues in application for funding and networking experiences in Washington, DC; open to all students.
NYU Reynolds Changemaker Challenge
Competition that awards winning student teams comprehensive resources to establish nonprofits, for-profits, or hybrid organizations that bring about positive social impact; open to all students.
NYU Reynolds/D-Prize Social Venture Competition
Intra-university competition that awards winning students funding to pilot proposed ventures that increase access to proven poverty solutions; open to all students.
Schomburg-Mellon Humanities Summer Institute
Encourages minority students and others with an interest in African-American, African and African Diasporan Studies to pursue PhDs in the humanities, open to rising seniors with a $3,800 summer stipend.
Summer Research Opportunities in Prehealth & Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Multiple opportunities to hone and demonstrate intellectual curiosity and scholarly development as a pre-professional student; open to all prehealth students.
Sustainability Internship Grant
Provides financial assistance to students pursuing unpaid and low-paying internships in qualifying industries in the sustainability field.
Undergraduate Summer Research Program through NYU Center for Humanities
During this summer program, a small cohort of students conduct original research within the humanities under the supervision of NYU faculty mentors in their fields of study. The program is intended for students who are interested in pursuing a PhD in the humanities. (Not offered Summer 2019)
Undergraduate Urban Humanities Research Fund
Interested in pursuing a project about cities and urban life from a humanistic perspective? Apply for the UUHRF which offers project grants up to $1,500! All students in a humanities discipline or working on a related project are eligible to apply with a faculty member willing to sponsor their project. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
United Nations Academic Impact Millennium Fellowship
For students interested in making a social change, there is the opportunity to create or join an NYU cohort for this fellowship program; this semester-long leadership development program on the NYU campus provides access to world class training, connections, and recognition