The Scholarship Advising program provides specialized advising to degree-seeking students who wish to identify and apply for a number of national and international fellowships and scholarships. We educate students, faculty, and staff about available funding opportunities and help students determine which programs best meet their intellectual, professional, and personal goals.
Through individual appointments and workshops, we provide the following services:
- Counseling on which scholarship, fellowship, and grant opportunities are the best fit
- Guidance on the scholarship application process
- Assistance in writing and revising personal statements
- Referrals to resources and information on major scholarships
Finding scholarships and other opportunities to fund your education is integral to your success, and Scholarship Advising is here to help you through the process. Schedule an appointment, attend a workshop, or browse the scholarship databases, guides,
and newsletters linked below.
Students are welcome to schedule in-person, phone, or virtual appointments with Scholarship Advising in Starfish or by emailing [email protected]. In a one-on-one session, we'll work on developing a list of opportunities related to your interests, experience, and talents.
Throughout the year, Scholarship Advising offers both undergraduate and graduate students workshops you can sign up for, covering topics such as personal essay writing, recommendation letters, and international student scholarship opportunities.
One way to find funding opportunities is through scholarship search engines such as the platforms listed below. Please note: These external websites are listed for informational purposes only and are not endorsed by The New School
To learn more about upcoming funding opportunities, follow us on Instagram and sign up to receive our biweekly newsletter. You can also read our past newsletters.
For institutional scholarships, fellowships, and grants, check out our New School Library Funding Opportunities page.
For more information about the scholarship process and a sample list of funding opportunities and websites, check out these guides:
External Scholarship Policy
The total educational funding a student may receive cannot exceed the student's total cost of attendance. To ensure that the external scholarship will benefit the student as much as possible, it is our policy to replace the loan and work study portion
of the student's financial aid package if the amount of the external scholarship exceeds the cost of attendance.
If the amount of the external scholarship funds received exceeds the amount of loan and work study, the student's institutional awards are reduced. In some cases, external scholarships have restrictions that limit funding to particular costs, such as
tuition and fees. In such cases, our policy is to replace the loan and work study portion of the student's financial aid package and institutional awards.
Reporting External Scholarships
The federal government requires that students inform The New School directly of any scholarships or other educational benefits received from sources outside of the university. You should report this information to the Office of Financial Aid and submit
external scholarship award letters and checks to the Office of Student Accounts.
Please ensure that the information you provide on external scholarships includes your name and New School ID number. Send all external scholarship award letters and external scholarship check payments to:
The New School: Mail Services
Attn: Student Accounts External Scholarships
55 West 13th Street, lower level
New York, NY 10011
External scholarship award letters can also be emailed to [email protected].