There are some upcoming fellowship, workshop, and event opportunities from GSAS and outside sources that might be of interest to Draper students. See the info below!
NYU FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
GSAS Dean’s Student Travel Grant Program: The GSAS Dean provides funds for travel to professional meetings and conferences to present invited papers or posters. The Travel Grant Program provides 225 awards each year, in the amount of $500 each, to help students defray the cost of presenting their scholarly work. Application Deadline: Friday, February 20. Read More »
NYU Africa House Thoyer Fellowship: Two awards of $2,500 are available to graduate students for the 2015-16 academic year to support Africa-focused study and research in the fields of economics, political economy, or a closely related discipline. Funds may be used for travel, living expenses, tuition, books, research expenses, and any other relevant research expenses. Application Deadline: Friday, February 20, 4:00 p.m. Read More »
NYU Africa House/CTED Development Impact Fellowship: NYU Africa House and the Center for Technology and Economic Development (CTED) offer two $1,500 Development Impact Fellowships to support Africa-focused research projects in the summer or fall of 2015 in the following areas: food and agriculture; healthcare; education and employment; mobile money and markets; and energy. Application Deadline:Friday, February 20, 4:00 p.m. Read More »
EXTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
Hong Kong Internship Program: This eight-week internship program for both graduate and undergraduate students is supported by the Ford Foundation and organized by the Hong Kong America Center. Selected U.S. students will work as interns in companies and other institutions in Hong Kong, stay in shared accommodations with Chinese students, and participate in cross-cultural activities. Each eligible student will pay $1,950 and the other half of the program fee will be covered by the Ford Foundation. Application Deadline: Monday, March 2. Read More »
Tobin Project Graduate Student Forums and Fellowships: The Tobin Project seeks applications from doctoral and professional students undertaking work on real-world problems related to four core research areas: economic regulation, economic inequality, institutions of democracy, and national security. Fellows receive grants of up to $2,000 and attend a monthly forum to discuss their work. Application Deadline: Monday, March 2. Read More »
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS
NYU All-University Games: The annual NYU All-University Games will be held on Wednesday, February 25, 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Coles Sports Center, 181 Mercer Street. We welcome all GSAS students to come and cheer on the GSAS team. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
ComSciCon 2015: Harvard and MIT co-sponsor the Communicating Science Convention (ComSciCon) in Cambridge, MA, June 18 – 20. Participants build skills that technical professionals need to express complex ideas to their peers, experts in other fields, and the general public. Acceptance to the workshop is competitive but attendance is free and travel support will be provided to accepted out-of-state applicants. Master’s and doctoral students in all fields of science and engineering are encouraged to apply online now. Application Deadline: Sunday, March 1, 11:59 p.m.
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Free English Conversation Groups for International Students: International Students Inc. is providing opportunities to practice speaking English in a safe environment, meet new friends, learn idioms, and grow in your speaking confidence. Every group is facilitated by a native English speaker. Groups meet at various times and locations throughout each semester. Register online or text “NYU2015” to 8005 for a link. Contact email@example.com with any questions. Read More »
WASSERMAN GRADUATE STUDENT CAREER CENTER
NYU’s Wasserman Center for Career Development assists master’s and doctoral students as they plan their career and begin searching for employment. Upcoming hour-long seminars include: Networking 101 for Graduate Students (Thursday, February 19 at 12:30 p.m.), Job Search Strategies for Graduate Students (Tuesday, February 24 at 1:00 p.m.), Resumes for Master’s Level Students (Thursday, February 26 at 3:30 p.m.), and Non-Academic Resumes for Ph.D.s (Thursday, March 5 at 2:00 p.m.). For detailed information about these and other upcoming events, log into NYU CareerNet and select “Events.” Graduate student walk-in hours at Wasserman are Tuesdays from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. GSAS coaching appointments can be made via NYU CareerNet for Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 – 11:30 p.m. at 6 Washington Square North, 2nd Floor. Read More »
Graduate Student Workshops: NYU Libraries offers a series of workshops to help students polish their research skills. Sessions focus on learning how to organize your bibliographies, tracking down tricky citations, understanding the intricacies of processing and analyzing data, and even simply knowing your way around an American research library. Read More »
AMC RECYCLING DRIVE AND MAX CURE FOUNDATION SNEAKER DRIVE
NYU’s Administrative Management Council (AMC) is collecting old sneakers to help families of children battling cancer. In addition to shoes, there is also the opportunity to recycle old cell phones, eyeglasses, eyeglass cases, greeting cards, sheets, blankets, and towels. Items for both drives will be accepted from staff, faculty, and students at various collection sites around the NYU campus. Donation Deadline:Friday, February 27.