To apply, follow the link and click the "Apply Now" button at the top of the scholarship page's brochure. 

* Indicates that faculty-led course participants are eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Australia/New Zealand/Singapore Exchange Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all Oswego students interested in studying for a semester at select Australian, Singaporean, or New Zealand universities.

Colleen Brunner Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Colleen Brunner, an Oswego student who perished in the crash of Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland in December 1988, this award was established to assist students with financial need to participate in the university's study abroad program.

Daniel McCarthy Scholarship

Mr. Peter McCarthy (1982 Oswego graduate) has established the Daniel McCarthy Scholarship in honor of his brother, Daniel who was lost on December 21, 1988 in the Pan-Am Flight 103 Lockerbie air disaster. Daniel will be forever remembered through this scholarship which gives Oswego students opportunities for studying abroad.

*Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship Program  

The Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship Program (DAHSP) recognizes the valuable benefit that SUNY's international education programs provide. ODEI encourage campuses to nominate students who might not otherwise be able to study abroad for the Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship.

*International Education and Programs Scholarship

These scholarships are awarded to students who need financial assistance to study abroad. Awards are made on the basis of financial need and academic excellence.  Students must be Oswego students studying overseas on an Oswego program. Preference will be given to those students who never have traveled internationally.

José Ramon Pérez International Scholarship

This need-based scholarship was created and funded by John J. Christian (Oswego, '87), President/CEO of CAPA The Global Education Network. Each year, four $5,000 scholarsips are awarded to students to study abroad for a semester with CAPA in any one of the locations offered by SUNY Oswego. 

Louise Barwinczok Wilson '74 Scholarship

This scholarship was created to aid a Communication major studying abroad. Applicants must be a junior or senior Oswego student studying overseas on an Oswego program for any duration of time.

Michael B. Zalkin Memorial Scholarship

This award was established by Andrew Zalkin, an alumni of SUNY Oswego (1976) and his family to honor the memory of their son Michael. This scholarship is awarded to Oswego students in good academic standing participating in a semester-length program.

*Oswego Going Global Scholarships

These scholarships are awarded to students who are undertaking their first meaningful and significant international experience.  Students must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing. Students must be Oswego students studying overseas on an Oswego program. 

Thomas Jacobsen '77 Memorial Scholarship

This award was established by friends and family to honor the memory of Thomas (Jake) Jacobsen '77 (d.2000), who died while hiking in Grenada.  Jake will always be remembered for his kindness and compassion towards others, love of travel, adventure, and Oswego.  This scholarship will give an Oswego student who demonstrates humanitarian interests and achievements the opportunity to participate in the college's Study Abroad Program.

*Richard J. Adago '78 Scholarship

This scholarship supports undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need. The scholarship honors Richard Adago, whose personal and professional experiences abroad meant so much to him. Full-time matriculated SUNY Oswego students studying abroad on any program through the Office of International Education are eligible to apply.

*GETGO Scholarship

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures is offering students awards to make it easier to study/work abroad. The Global Experience Travel Grant from Oswego (GETGO) awards will be granted to students who apply and are fully qualified for an entire year, semester, summer or quarter course abroad. To apply, please click on the link above and complete the form. For more information, please contact the Modern Languages Department in person at 245 Campus Center or at 315.312.2196.

Also, some departments around campus offer scholarships to their major or minor students for study abroad. Contact your department's office for possible scholarship opportunities and application procedures.

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • AASCU Partner Univeristy Scholarship - SUNY Oswego is a partner university with two eligible exchange universities on this list: Communications University of China in Beijing and Shanghai Normal University in Shanghai.
  • GoOverseas and Education Ireland - have teamed up to give not one but TWO $15,000 USD scholarships - one for an undergraduate semester and one for a full year master's degree program.
  • Bridging Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan - The US-Japan Bridging Foundation awards scholarships to US undergraduate students to study for one semester or academic year in Japan.  The Foundation aims to expand the opportunities for study abroad in Japan to help prepare America's young people to assume future global leadership roles.
  • Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship - The Toshizo Watanabe Study Abroad Scholarship Program provides financial assistance to undergraduates/graduate students for a semester or year-long study abroad program in Japan.
New Zealand
  • TCA Study Abroad in Turkey Scholarships - The Turkish Coalition of America awards up to 100 scholarships per year for African American, Hispanic American and Native American students. These scholarships are awarded to eligible undergraduate and graduate students who have been accepted to a university in Turkey or in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC)
Multiple Countries
  • CAPA Scholarships - CAPA offers a variety of scholarships, grants, and funds for students attending semester or summer programs.  These scholarships can be applied to any CAPA Program (Buenos Aires, Dublin, Florence, London, Shanghai, or Sydney) and will be deducted off of the program invoice from SUNY Oswego.
  • Freeman Awards for Study in Asia - Created to assist U.S. students with demonstrated financial need and limited prior experience in East and Southeast Asia, Freeman-ASIA will fund approximately 400 students over the next two academic years, with awards ranging from $3,000 per student for summer study and $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $7,000 for a full year abroad. Students may apply online starting February 1st for awards to study abroad beginning in summer 2016. The Freeman Foundation’s generous support for the relaunch of Freeman-ASIA builds on prior grants to the Institute of International Education (IIE) that funded more than 4,500 American undergraduates in Asia from 2001 to 2014.