Opportunities for Freshmen and Sophomores
The Office of Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities
1100 North Hall
445 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Visit our office to sign up for an appointment with an advisor.
The Critical Language Scholarship Program
The Critical Language Scholarship Program is a program administered by the United States Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. It is a 7 to 10 week summer language program taught in a foreign county. Languages that students may study include: Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bangla, Chinese, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Punjabi, Russian, Turkish, and Urdu. All program costs will be covered by the program.
To be eligible, you must be a United States citizen who is at least 18 years old.
Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors & Seniors are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
The U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission Summer Institute
The U.S.-U.K. Fulbright Commission Summer Institute is a program for undergraduate students to study between three and six weeks in the summer at a prominent university in the United Kingdom. Those who are selected to participate receive full tuition scholarships, free room and board and complimentary travel to and from the United Kingdom. There are nine different programs at various universities to which undergraduate students may apply.
To be eligible, you must have at least two years of college left, be over the age of eighteen and be a United States citizen.
Freshmen and Sophomores are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship
The Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship is a three-year professional development internship program. Each fellow completes three summer internships in New York City. In addition to interning, fellows participate in an orientation session, a seminar program and attend local events. During the school year, fellows are offered career advising services, including short seminars and mock interviews. Participants will receive a monetary stipend during each internship period.
To be eligible, you must be a freshman in your second semester or a sophomore, be 25 years old or younger and be a United States citizen (or hold a Green Card).
Freshman and Sophomores are encouraged to apply for this opportunity.
Webstie: Jeannette K. Watson Fellowship