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The Academic Advisement and Information Center (AAIC), has a compiled list of opportunities for scholarships and fellowships to help aid in paying for your international experience. Here you will also find information on how to apply for the Fulbright and/or Gilman programs.


Farmingdale State College Scholarships

External Scholarships, Fellowships & Internships (AAIC)

Farmingdale College Foundation Scholarships

Institute for Learning in Retirement Scholarship


Other Scholarships


Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship  You must receive Pell Grant as part of your financial aid package to apply for this scholarship.

Boren Awards: Scholarships for International Study

Sigma Beta Delta: International Honor Society for Business, Management and Administration

Fulbright Association

Fund for Education Abroad

Academic Programs International

AIFS Study Abroad

American Councils for International Education

GO Overseas


International Studies Abroad

Institute of International Education

Study Abroad in Ireland $15k scholarship

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals - fellowship opportunity - Germany


Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship

A $2,000 Scholarship from the SUNY Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is available specifically for students who have applied or been approved for Study Abroad during Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall 2018 through FSC or another SUNY college.

Winter or Spring 2018 scholarship application deadline: October 3rd, 2017
Summer or Fall 2018 scholarship application deadline: March 6th, 2018

GPA requirement: 2.5

The following should be submitted to the Office of International Education and Programs:

  • a 1-2 page essay describing the purpose of the study abroad experience and what he/she hopes to achieve (examples include language acquisition, cultural immersion, cultural competencies in a global setting, STEM research project, etc.).
  • obtain one (1) recommendation: the recommender must complete a Reference Form.
    • Department Chair or Faculty Advisor
  • official transcript

Awardees will agree to complete the following:
• Program Report: Students receiving awards will be required to submit a summary of their experience detailing how it contributed to their career and college goals within 60 days of completing their travel to the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
• Program Ambassador: Students must be willing to share their travel experience in a college or conference forum following their study abroad experience, including the submission of a high-resolution facial photograph for promotional purposes.

If you are interested in study abroad, please contact the Office of International Education and Programs at studyabroad@farmingdale.edu to schedule an appointment.


FSC Study Abroad Department Scholarships

FSC Study Abroad Department scholarships can be found on the program specific pages.



FSC Scholarship Deadlines:
Fall Semester: May 1st
Thanksgiving Break: June 1st
Intersession: December 15th
Spring Break: December 15th
Spring Semester: December 1st
Summer Semester: May 1st