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Commencement Breakfast and Awards Ceremony

Congratulations to this year's graduates! Each spring, the OGS sponsors a commencement breakfast for graduating NYU international students, their families and friends.

Take a look at this year's winners. Winners are selected due to their strong involvement in the NYU community and their significant contribution to improving international student life at NYU. You can direct any questions you may have on the awards to ogs.programming@nyu.edu.


International Student Leadership Award

For international students studying in the US

The OGS International Student Leadership Award is announced during the Commencement Breakfast. Winners are selected due to their strong involvement in the NYU community and their significant contribution to improving international student life at NYU.

Eligible nominees for the International Student Leadership Award are international students in F, J, or any other nonimmigrant status who meet the following criteria:

  • Are completing their academic program at NYU
  • Are maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Are involved in the NYU community as a volunteer or leader
  • Have made a significant contribution to improving life for international students attending NYU sites in the US

Nominators must be NYU faculty or NYU administrators. Multiple nominations for one person are welcome.


International Student Ally Award

All NYU students are eligible

The OGS International Student Ally Award is announced during the Commencement Breakfast. Winners are selected based on their involvement in making any NYU campus, in the US or elsewhere, a hospitable and productive place for students visiting or attending that site.

Eligible nominees for the International Student Ally Award are any NYU student who meet the following criteria:

  • Are completing their academic program at NYU
  • Are maintaining a grade point average of 3.0 or higher
  • Are involved in the NYU community as a volunteer or leader
  • Have made a significant contribution to improving life for international students attending any NYU campus

Nominators must be NYU faculty or NYU administrators. Multiple nominations for one person are welcome.


Outstanding Professional: International Student Support Award

All NYU faculty, administrators, and staff are eligible

The Office of Global Services recognizes that the success of our international students is also thanks to the amazing employees the university hires that go above and beyond their job responsibilities which have benefited international students.

Eligible nominees for the Outstanding Professional: International Student Support Award is a current faculty, administrator, or staff member who meets the following criteria:

  • made a significant contribution to improving campus life for international students attending any NYU campus
  • continuously advocated on behalf of the interests of international students
  • implemented new policy or procedures to assist in the acclimation of international students to NYU/NYC
  • introduced or assisted in the development of a new program aimed towards international students
     

Nominators may be current or graduating students who would like to show their appreciation for the work performed by an outstanding professional. Current NYU faculty, administrators or staff members may also nominate a fellow colleague. Multiple nominations for one person are welcome.