The application for the 2024-2025 cohort is now open! Start your application here.    Please make sure to submit your application by Sunday, January 14, 2023 at 11:59 pm EST.


The SSLD Fellowship is designed for NYU graduate students. We especially encourage students who identify as Black, Indigenous or People of Color to apply. Applicants must be enrolled in any graduate level degree program at NYU and currently taking classes towards the completion of that degree. Applicants must be in and maintain good academic standing throughout the fellowship. Eligible applicants should expect to graduate in or after May 2025.

Submission Deadline

All applications are due by 11:59 pm EST on Sunday, January 14th, 2024. Incomplete and/or late applications will not be reviewed.

Status Notification

We will notify applicants of acceptance by Friday, January 26th, 2024. Applicants should be mindful to check their NYU emails during winter break to receive application reminders.

Application Materials 

In addition to answering questions about their academic, extracurricular, and professional experience, applicants are required to upload their resume and written responses to five short essay questions.