Graduate School Advisement

Contact Us

The Office of Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities
1100 North Hall
445 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019
Tel: 646.557.4804
Fax: 646.557.4741  

Office Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Drop-in Hours
Thursdays
1:30 pm – 4:30 pm  

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The Office of Fellowship and Scholarship Opportunities (OFSO) offers advisement to students and alumni who are considering graduate school. OFSO advisors can assist with:

  • Choosing graduate school programs
  • Reviewing personal statements and application essays
  • Crafting academic résumés and curriculum vitae
  • Selecting writing samples for use in application packages
  • Preparing for admissions interviews
  • Answering general questions about the application process

OFSO also offers free GRE practice exams throughout the academic year as well writing workshops, guest speakers, application workshops and informational programming on how to prepare for graduate school.

Students interested in making an appointment with an advisor to discuss graduate school and their plans may email ofso@jjay.cuny.edu or stop by OFSO in 1100 North Hall.

Fall 2014 Upcoming Events & Deadlines

Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Deadline to apply: Tuesday, September 9 at 5:00 p.m.
Application: http://us.fulbrightonline.org/about/fulbright-us-student-program
Contact ofso@jjay.cuny.edu for more information.

Pre Law Orientation
Monday, September 22, 1:40 to 2:40 p.m.
Location: L2.84

Introduction to Fellowships
Tuesday, September 30, 1:40 to 2:40 p.m.
Location: L2.85

Workshop on How to Get into Graduate School
Wednesday, October 8, 1:40 to 2:40 p.m.
Location: 1.76 NB

Graduate & Professional School Admissions Fair
Wednesday, October 15, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Location: Gymnasium

Gates Cambridge Scholarship
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, October 15
Application: http://www.gatescambridge.org/apply/

Personal Statement Workshop
October TBA

Free Practice GRE
TBA

Free Practice LSAT
TBA

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program
Deadlines to apply (varies): October 29 – November 6
Application: http://www.nsfgrfp.org/

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Deadline to apply: Saturday, November 1
Application: http://www.pdsoros.org/

Prestigious Fellowship Information Session
Wednesday, November 5, 1:40 – 2:40 p.m.

Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Deadline to apply: Friday, November 14 at 5:00 p.m.
http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/FordFellowships/PGA_046607.htm

Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship
Deadline to apply: Wednesday, November 19 at 5:00 p.m.
Application: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/pga/FordFellowships/PGA_046607.htm