The Office of Global Awards offers support and resources for all undergraduate students at NYU. For more information about graduate student support please see the bottom of this page.

Global Awards Advisors

Individual Appointments

You can make a one-on-one individual appointment to discuss drafts of personal statements, statements of grant purpose or drafted applications in their entirety. These appointments can be held in-person, and by Skype or telephone. Unless otherwise discussed, all in-person appointments will take place at 12 Washington Place. Please check your Google Calendar after making an appointment to confirm the room location.

Appointments are scheduled through Google Calendar. After you sign into your Google account, either your NYU account or your personal account, click on the advisor's name below with whom you wish to schedule an appointment.

Advisor Calendar Link E-mail Address
Kurt Davies Kurt's Calendar
Kris Larsen Kris' Calendar

Note: Walk-in office hours for the 2020 Spring semester (January 20-May 30) are as follows:

  • Monday 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 12 Washington Place
  • Tuesday 2:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - 12 Washington Place
  • Friday 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (NYU Brooklyn, location TBA)

Prior to your appointment, please email your advisor any drafts you would like to discuss and if the session will be in-person, by Skype, or by telephone. If we do not hear from you we will assume that your appointment will be in-person.

NYU’s Writing Center at the Expository Writing Program

The Writing Center offers 45-minute long individual consultations with experienced writing consultants. You can work on drafts of your personal statement or statement of grant purpose with these consultants. Keep in mind that they will not copy-edit your document for you; rather, they will ask questions designed to help you rethink the focus or underlying structure of your argument. If you do have grammatical issues, they will probably address it by pointing out the issue, explaining the rule, and having you correct your own document, with their guidance. Make sure you bring all relevant documentation (including scholarship prompts and outlines) along with hard copies of your drafts; they won’t be familiar with the minutiae of the scholarship to which you’re applying. You can register for an appointment on either the Washington Square or Brooklyn campus.

Graduate Student Support and Resources

Graduate Students at NYU should feel free to use all the resources found under the webpages of the Office of Global Awards. When it comes to speaking with an advisor, graduate students should first contact their school specific advisors for information and support. Note: in many cases graduate fellowship applications are different than undergraduate fellowship applications. Pay close attention to any differences that apply to graduate students.