Engage, Intern, & Study Abroad

Engaged Learning and Research

  • At Lang, there are numerous opportunities for our students to connect their interests to real-world experiences outside of the classroom through Lang-sponsored fellowships, grants, and symposia. 

  • Opportunities

    CESJ Mini Grants

    Small grants to individual and groups of students to support student programming, research, or other work that has a focus on social justice or civic engagement.

    Deadlines: Due the first Friday of the month: March 2, April 6, and May 4, 2018.

    Dean's Honor Symposium

    Application-based opportunity for students to showcase their research and creative projects on interdisciplinary panels or through posters.

    Deadline: Fall 2018
    Contact: Jennifer Riegle

    Eugene Lang Opportunity Award

    Competitive funding program for students' independent research and creative projects, offering awards up to $5,000.

    Deadlines: Fall 2018; March 14 and April 18, 2018
    Website: Lang Opportunity Awards

    Global Ambassadors

    Competitive funding program for students wanting to study or intern abroad with Lang university partners or organizations. Students are required to fulfill a number of service requirements upon their return which include peer mentorship, student outreach, a self-reflection activity, and participation in global engagement events.

    Deadline: March 1, 2018 (Summer and Fall Ambassadors)
    Contact: Amal Hageb
    Website: Goabroad

    Lang College Social Science Fellowship

    A selective fellowship program that involves a summer internship and related research project (for credit) guided by an NSSR graduate student mentor.

    Deadline: January 5, 2018
    Website: Lang Fellowships

    Mohn Family Science and Social Justice Fellows

    Competitive merit-based fellowship that enables students who are interested in science and social justice work but who cannot accommodate an unpaid internship or research experience to build professional/STEM skills in a justice-focused nonprofit organization that can also make connections to arts, design, communication, and social research. Existing partners include Public Health Solutions and the New York Academy of Medicine. More partners are being developed, and students can identify their own organizations for review as well.

    Deadline: March 2018
    Contact: Katayoun Chamany at

    Tishman Environmental Merit Scholarship

    Up to three students will receive the Tishman Environmental Merit Scholarship and get placed with with one of 12 organizations that focus on conservation and environmental advocacy with the Alaska Conservation Fund. Note that this is an internship program. Interns can be placed at nonprofit, environmental justice, and Alaska Native organizations; government agencies; and other organizations that complement the fund's mission and goals. 

    Deadline: Fall 2018      
    Contact: Olivia Hartle