Geneseo study abroad scholarships

This page provides a list of the Study Abroad scholarships administered by SUNY Geneseo's Office of International Programs.  For the most part, these scholarships are only available to Geneseo students on Geneseo programs.  Please email studyabroad@geneseo.edu or stop by the Study Abroad Office in Erwin 217 if you have any questions.

Applications for all Geneseo-sponsored scholarships must be completed on Horizons.  Please be sure to read the "Description" for each scholarship to determine if you are eligible to receive the scholarship.  

General Study Abroad Scholarships:

Scholarship NameSponsorAmountDescription/EligibilityApplication Deadline
Ambassador Apartments World Citizen ScholarshipAmbassador Apartments/Geneseo Foundation$500.00Eligibility: Summer, Fall, Academic Year Program applicants only.
This scholarship is awarded to a student at SUNY Geneseo who will participate in a Summer, Fall, or Academic Year study abroad program and best demonstrates, in the form of a 500 word essay, an awareness and understanding of what it means to be a world citizen.  Endowed by Frank Csapo, Ambassador Apartments.
 April 15
SUNY Geneseo Short-term Summer Study Abroad ScholarshipOffice of International Programs$500.00Eligibility:  Summer Program applicants only.
Applicants must be degree seeking students, in good academic and judicial standing, accepted on a Geneseo sponsored summer study abroad program and demonstrating financial need. 
April 15
Geneseo Short-term Winter Intersession Study Abroad ScholarshipOffice of International Programs$500.00Eligibility:  Winter/Intersession Program applicants only.
Applicants must be degree seeking students, in good academic and judicial standing, accepted on a Geneseo sponsored winter intersession study abroad program and demonstrating financial need.
November 1
Geneseo Italian Studies ScholarshipGeneseo Foundation$500.00Eligibiility:  Students accepted on Geneseo-sponsored program in Italy only (any term).
Applicants must be degree seeking students, in good academic and judicial standing, and accepted on a Geneseo-sponsored program in Italy.
April 15
Jo Kirk One World ScholarshipJo Kirk/Geneseo Foundation$500.00Eligibility:  Fall Semester Program or Academic Year applicants only.
Applicant must be in good academic and judicial standing, and must be accepted on a Geneseo sponsored semester or academic year study abroad program.  Applicant should demonstrate financial need. 
April 15 (Fall/Academic Year)
Student Association ScholarshipGeneseo Student Association/Geneseo Foundation$1000.00Eligbility:  One Spring Program award.  One Fall Program award.  Three Summer Program awards.
Applicant must be a degree seeking student in good academic and judicial standing, and must be accepted on a Geneseo sponsored study abroad program.
November 15 (Spring)
April 15 (Fall and Summer)
Geneseo World ScholarshipOffice of International Programs$500.00Eligibility:  Spring and Fall Semester Program applicants accepted on a Geneseo program OUTSIDE of Western Europe, Australia, or New Zealand only.
Applicant must be degree seeking student in good academic and judicial standing, and demonstrating financial need.
November 15 (Spring)
April 15 (Fall or Academic Year)

 

Program Specific Study Abroad Scholarships:

 

Scholarship NameSponsorAmountDescriptionApplication Deadlines
Geneseo - Rhodes ScholarshipOffice of International Programs$1000.00Eilgibility:  Spring and Fall Semester Program applicants accepted for study at Rhodes University in South Africa.
One scholarship awarded per semester.  Applicant must be in good academic and judicial standing.
November 15 (Spring)
April 15 (Fall)
Ruth Wilson ScholarshipDonor/Geneseo Foundation$1000.00Eligibility:  Fall Semester Program applicants accepted in the Ghana Student Teaching Program only.
Scholarship availability depends on donor.
 
Geneseo -Sogang ScholarshipOffice of International Programs$500.00Eligibility:  Applicant must be accepted on Geneseo's Spring or Fall Semester exchange program with Sogang University, or participating in Sogang's International Summer College program.
Applicant must be in good academic and judicial standing.
November 15 (Spring)
April 15 (Summer and Fall)
Siena Italian Studies ScholarshipSiena Italian Studies€2000.00Eligibility:  Spring and Fall Semester Program applicants accepted for study at Siena Italian Studies in Siena, Italy.
This scholarship is open to students studying on the Siena Italian Studies program for a semester.  Applicants are selected by Siena Italian Studies.  Scholarship money will be applied to the Siena Italian Studies program fee.  Students will be informed of this scholarship after they have applied and been accepted to participate on this program.
May 10 (Fall)
October 28 (Spring)