Scholarships

There are many scholarships out there for study abroad students. No matter what your home campus is, feel free to check out these lists we've complied of "General" and "Country-Specific" scholarships students have been awarded in the past!

Keep in mind - there may be additional scholarships available to support study abroad through your home campus and other programs/organizations you are involved in.  

Study Abroad Scholarships for SUNY Oswego Students

There are many scholarship opportunities available for SUNY Oswego students. A general study abroad scholarship application will appear within the online study abroad account during the application process. Students should direct questions about the scholarship application process to the Office of International Education and Programs or to their program coordinator directly. 

In addition to the scholarships available through the Office of International Education and Programs, some campus departments offer scholarships to their major or minor students for study abroad. Contact your major/minor department's office for possible scholarship opportunities and application procedures.

The Office of International Education and Programs is proud to share the following information about the various study abroad scholarships awarded to SUNY Oswego students.

GETGO Scholarship
SUNY Oswego offers students participating in education abroad programs the opportunity to receive the Global Experience Travel Grant from Oswego (GETGO) award. These awards provide funds to make it easier to participate in education abroad, particularly for students with high financial need. Full-time matriculated SUNY Oswego students going abroad on any approved international program are eligible. 

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. 

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.

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.