Conference Attendance Grants

NYU Journalism is awarding twenty (20) grants of up to $500 each to current NYU graduate and undergraduate students seeking to participate in conferences or educational programs outside NYU that explore the social, economic, or political challenges facing marginalized communities.

The grants are designed to cover conference fees and other conference-related expenses. Funds may be used for travel. International travel is subject to NYU’s Covid-19 travel policies.


Open to both NYU graduate and undergraduate journalism students. To be eligible to apply:

  • Graduate students must be enrolled in an NYU Journalism masters program.
  • Undergraduate students should be declared journalism majors or minors.

Application and Deadline

For the 2021-2022 academic year, students can apply for a Conference Grant in advance of four deadlines:

  • Friday, November 12, 2021
  • Friday, February 4, 2022
  • Friday, March 4, 2022
  • Friday, April 8, 2022

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM EST on the deadline date. You will be asked to submit a proposal with a budget, which will be judged by a faculty committee.

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