The Social Justice Scholarship

Awarded: Spring

The Social Justice Award was created with a gift from the estate of Harriette and Norman Dorsen. This scholarship will be awarded to a nurse practitioner student whose passion is the care of vulnerable/marginalized populations and the reduction of health inequities. Scholarships are based on academic merit, demonstrated financial need, and commitment to social justice/advancing health equity. 

Standard eligibility, submission requirements, and terms of award for all NYU Meyers Donor Scholarships are as follows:

  1. Applicants must submit a current resume and an unofficial NYU Meyers transcript.
  2. Applicants must have a current FAFSA on file.
  3. Students receiving NYU or NYU Langone tuition remission or reimbursement are not eligible.
  4. NYU Doctoral Graduate Assistants are not eligible.
  5. International students are not eligible.
  6. Awards cannot be deferred and are not automatically renewed.
  7. Recipients of NYU Meyers Donor Scholarships agree to fill out a World of Thanks profile to thank their donors. Recipients may also be required to submit additional biographical information and updates where applicable.
  8. Applicants must be enrolled in NYU Meyers' MS or DNP program with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
  9. Applicants must submit a 1-page (maximum) statement addressing their goals and commitment to social justice in healthcare.