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Special Programs and Opportunities

Academic Initiatives

Winter Session
Current students, alumnae and qualified non-NYU students who would like to take advantage of coursework outside the fall/spring semesters may opt for intensive two-week course option over winter break. Offered from January 4-16, 2010, these short-term intensive courses give students freedom to explore areas of study outside their major, pursue potential graduate areas of study, participate in specialized training and certificate programs, and more. Check back for a full listing of January courses. » Learn more

May Intensives
Get full class credit in just 2-3 weeks by taking a May Intensives course! Earn major/minor credit, explore a new interest, or just get ahead; cross-school registration is encouraged! Courses are being offered by College of Arts & Science, Gallatin, Steinhardt, and Wagner. » Learn more

Summer in Greenwich Village
Summer study at NYU is open to all current students, and is typically organized into six-week sessions; some schools offer intensive three-week sessions or other variable dates. Consult the NYU Summer website for more details. » Learn more

Summer Abroad
Students interested in summer study can choose from over 30 exciting locations in which to study, including Argentina, South Africa, Greece, and many more. Programs vary in length from one to seven weeks, and some summer abroad programs are school-specific. » Learn more

Student Exchange Program
The Faculty Resource Network has established a student exchange program for outstanding undergraduates between New York University and three historically black and two Hispanic-serving colleges: Morehouse College, Spelman College, Xavier University of Louisiana, University of Puerto Rico (Rio Piedras), and University of Sacred Heart in Puerto Rico.
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The Catherine B. Reynolds Program for Social Entrepreneurship Undergraduate Scholarship
The Catherine B. Reynolds Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship in Social Entrepreneurship is open to all full-time undergraduate students who will be completing their sophomore years in any school at NYU in May 2007, with a scheduled May 2009 graduation. Ten undergraduate scholarship winners will receive up to a $20,000 tuition award each year for their final two years of study, in addition to a stipend for a summer internship between junior and senior years.
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The Zuckerman Forum
Established in 2005 with a gift from Mortimer B. Zuckerman, chairman and publisher of the New York Daily News and editor-in-chief at US News and World Reports, the Zuckerman Forum is an annual debate competition open to students across the University, and awards scholarships totaling $135,000.
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Non-NYU Students

Spring in New York
Not an NYU student but you want to spend a semester "in and of the city?" Apply to Spring in New York. Live on-campus and take some of NYU's most popular classes to explore New York City and all that this exciting urban environment has to teach us as citizens of the world.
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