General Scholarship Information

  • Benjamin A. Gilman International - This scholarship provides awards for U.S. undergraduate students who are receiving Federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university to participate in study abroad programs worldwide. Programs must be at least four weeks in length.
    SUNY Oswego students should contact Lyn Blanchfield ( for advising and assistance with this scholarship. 
  • BrokerFish Study Abroad Scholarship - This scholarship provides $1,000 for undergraduates studying abroad on any type of program
  • Cultural Vistas FellowshipThe Cultural Vistas Fellowship is an 8-week summer internship program that gives undergraduate students who have not yet participated in a formal study or internship abroad program the opportunity to gain practical work experience in Argentina, Germany or India. The Cultural Vistas Fellowship is open to students in all fields who can demonstrate their interest in or commitment to advancing their career goals, developing global competencies, and experiencing life in another culture.
  • David L. Boren Scholarships - Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations. We focus on geographic areas, languages, and fields of study that are critical to U.S. national security, broadly defined, and underrepresented in study abroad.
    SUNY Oswego students should contact Lyn Blanchfield ( for advising and assistance with this scholarship. 
  • Diversity Abroad Scholarships - Scholarships for diverse students including minority, low-income, and first-generation students. 
  • FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship - This scholarship is worth $1,000 and can be used to cover any of expenses associated with studying and traveling abroad. Students must submit a 1,000 word essay to apply.
  • Fund for Education Abroad Scholarships - The Fund for Education Abroad offers scholarships for students studying abroad on programs that are 4 weeks or longer. They also have a specific fund for students going on CAPA programs.
  • Gilman-McCain Scholarship - The Gilman-McCain Scholarship provides awards of $5,000 for child dependents of active duty service members to study or intern abroad on credit-bearing programs. 
    SUNY Oswego students should contact Lyn Blanchfield ( for advising and assistance with this scholarship.  
  • Good Colleges Study Abroad Award - This scholarship provides $2,000 for living expensives.  The application includes a short essay.
  • IIE Generation Study Abroad Travel GrantsThe scholarship program is intended to diversify study abroad and to encourage students to go abroad who would otherwise not participate in an international experience as part of their college education, especially in support of high-achieving, low-income students. The Travel Grants can be used not only for travel to and from the country of study, but also within the region, enabling students to make the most of their international experience.
  • Insight into Diversity Global Engagement Scholarship - The $2500 scholarship is designed to encourage global engagement among underrepresented students from diverse backgrounds (first generation, students from rural or isolated areas and students from low socio-economic) whose backgrounds represent a broad cross section of our society including students with disabilities, different race/ethnicity populations, religious backgrounds, LGBTQIA, and other identities. Preference will be given to students from the United States who have not travelled or studied abroad previously. The scholarships may be used to support faculty led programs and/or for semester/study abroad options.
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Grant - Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants are designed to help support undergraduates as they seek knowledge and experience in their academic fields by studying abroad. Forty-five $1,000 grants are awarded each year.
  • Room to Travel Study Abroad Scholarship - Room to Travel offers $1,000 to students studying aproad. Students must submit a 600-800 word essay as part of their application.
  • UNESCO Laura W. Bush Traveling Fellowship - This fellowship funds 4-6 weeks of international travel for American students with little experience abroad. Travel plans must have clear goals and include public diplomacy; applications must be 18-25 years old.
  • Institute for International Education - This is a database of listings for study abroad funding. Students may search for opportunities by host country region, subject of student, etc.