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NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship Announces Application Submission Deadlines for 2010-11 Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarships

October 12, 2009
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The NYU Reynolds Program in Social Entrepreneurship is designed to support and train the next generation of social entrepreneurs who will implement sustainable and scalable solutions to society’s most intractable problems. Reflecting the notion that social entrepreneurship is a meta-profession that draws on the skills and methodologies from a wide variety of disciplines, this cross-university initiative encompasses all 14 undergraduate, graduate, and professional schools at NYU. At the core of the program are highly competitive Undergraduate Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships. The program also brings significant social entrepreneurial resources and opportunities to the greater NYU community as a whole.

The Graduate Fellowship:
The NYU Reynolds Graduate Fellowship is open to new students applying to any full-time, two-year master’s degree program at NYU (excluding some executive programs) and students currently enrolled in the Schools of Law, Medicine, Dentistry, and some Tisch School of the Arts students who have two years remaining beginning September 2010. Fellows will receive up to $50,000 over two years of study and dedicated programming that supports their vision and work as change makers. Up to 10 Fellows will be named per year.

Fellows will participate in: The NYU Reynolds “Social Entrepreneurship in the 21st Century” Speaker Series; Specially designed course in social entrepreneurship; Social Entrepreneurial Advisory sessions; Seminars and workshops led by the Reynolds Expert Advisors; Summer internships and project-related work; Mentorship and research opportunities; Networking events.

Submission deadlines vary by school and run between November, 2009, and February, 2010. For detailed information, please visit www.nyu.edu/reynolds.

The Undergraduate Scholarship:
Want $45,000 in scholarship aid to change the world? Will you be a full-time NYU junior at any NYU school in September 2010? Do you have the vision and drive to change the world? The NYU Reynolds Program is looking for up to 10 social entrepreneurial undergraduate students from across the university who want to realize pattern breaking change of social importance in sustainable and scalable ways. The program is interested in visionary leaders, those who want to build and sustain the social entrepreneurial infrastructure needed for these visions to take root and flourish, and those who want to spur others to action through media and the arts.

NYU Reynolds Scholars receive up to $40,000 in scholarship aid, up to $5,000 for a summer internship, and participate in an intensive two year curricular and co-curricular component designed to augment their chosen courses of study and help them realize their vision of change. Apply online today.

Applications are due January 22, 2010. You can also learn more at Reynolds Info Sessions on Oct. 15, 22, 27, 29, Nov. 11 or 18. Details and RSVP here.

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Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Press Contact: Robert Polner | (212) 998-2337


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