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Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellowship

Frequently Asked Questions

New York University (NYU) is dedicated to ensuring a diverse, scholarly environment and encouraging individuals to enter the academic profession. To that end, NYU has created the NYU Postdoctoral and Transition Program for Academic Diversity Fellowship Program to attract and support promising scholars and educators from different backgrounds, races, ethnic groups, and other diverse groups whose life experience, research experience, and employment background will contribute significantly to academic excellence. Applicants with strengths in the sciences, health professions, law, and social sciences will be particularly welcome.

Academic Diversity Fellowship Application


Reference Letters

Fellowship Requirements

Additional Questions

History Highlights

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Def Jam Records In the early 1980s, Rick Rubin, co-founder of Def Jam Records, lived in Room 712 of NYU's Weinstein Residence Hall on University Place, where he collaborated with Russell Simmons on what is now one of hip hop's most influential record labels.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was a Greenwich Village resident and frequent speaker at NYU. She lived at 29 Washington Square West from 1942 to 1949 and on more than one occasion participated in NYU events.

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