GSAS Insider – August 2014

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GSAS Insider

Your monthly guide to fellowship opportunities, special events, workshops, and important GSAS news.

Welcome Back

As September approaches, the Graduate School of Arts and Science welcomes you back for the fall semester. Classes begin on Tuesday, September 2. Our staff in Graduate Enrollment Services is on hand to answer any questions you may have about class registration and financial aid. Located at One-Half Fifth Avenue, walk-in office hours are Monday through Friday from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Important Deadlines

September 2014 Doctoral Dissertation Deadline: All candidates for September 2014 Ph.D. degree completion must submit the final dissertation (following a successful defense) via Proquest by Friday, September 12. Candidates must also submit their Advisor Approval Form and signed Title Page to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs (6 Washington Square North, 2nd Floor) by this same date. This is a firm deadline and there are no extensions. Final Deadline: Friday, September 12Read More »

Funding Opportunities

Final Reminder: German Chancellor Fellowship: The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship Program is for university graduate students from the U. S., Russia, China, Brazil, and India who are interested in international issues, demonstrate leadership potential, and wish to spend one year studying and networking in Germany. Applications are welcome from a broad range of areas including politics, law, media, business, the non-governmental sector, and the arts. Application Deadline: Monday, September 15Read More »

Fulbright U.S. Student Program: Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, and administered by the Institute for International Education (IIE), the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers opportunities for research and cultural exchange for current students and recent graduates. NYU Internal Deadline:Wednesday, September 17 at 4:00 p.m. Read More »

DPDF Student Fellowship Competition: The Dissertation Proposal Development Fellowship (DPDF) is an interdisciplinary training program that helps early-stage doctoral students in the humanities and social sciences formulate innovative dissertation research proposals through fall and spring workshops, exploratory summer research, and writing guided by peer review and faculty mentorship. Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 15Read More »

DAAD German Academic Exchange: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) supports study and research in Germany. Grants and scholarships are available at the doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate levels. In addition to research grants, the DAAD also has grants in the arts, languages, journalism, and science and engineering. NYU Internal Deadline: Thursday, October 16Read More »

Reminder: Confucius China Studies Program Fellowship: The Institute of International Education is offering fellowships for U.S. doctoral candidates looking to conduct research in China and write their doctoral dissertation for a period of six months to two years. Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, or any non-Chinese citizen, enrolled in a Ph.D. program at a U.S. university. Applications Accepted: August 2014 – Late January 2015. Read More »

Upcoming Workshops and Events

GSAS Teaching Conference: The annual GSAS Teaching Conference, an orientation and introduction to teaching at NYU, will take place on Monday, August 25 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at the NYU Global Center for Academic and Spiritual Life, 238 Thompson Street, Grand Hall. This invitation is open to GSAS first-time graduate student teachers who are teaching at NYU in the 2014-2015 academic year. Please direct questions to more »

Master’s College Fall Soiree: Join the GSAS Master’s College, the Master’s College Program Board, and the Master’s College Alumni Association as we kick off the academic year with a wine and cheese reception on Friday, September 5 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South. To RSVP, email with your name and the name of this event. Read More »

GSAS Teaching Certificate Program Fall Seminar: Preparing Future Faculty 1: The Art & Craft of Teaching (GA1200) is a non-credit course introducing students to the basic components of effective classroom teaching in a higher education context. Classes will be held on Thursdays from 3:30 – 6:10 p.m.October 2 to November 20. Please direct questions to Application Deadline: Monday, September 8.  Read More »

GSAS Master’s Seminar Series – Research Methods with the Library: This panel of knowledgeable subject librarians from each discipline will discuss best practices in achieving the highest quality research in your field on Wednesday, September 10 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at 19 University Place, 1st Floor. To RSVP, email with your name and the name of this event. Read More »

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