CUNY students taking a break at the Moray ruins between archaeological site visits
Habibat Shittu, City College of New York
“Studying abroad has honestly been one of the best experiences I’ve had while pursuing my undergraduate degree. The unconditional support and love I received…while applying, in Ghana, and when I came back to the States was enormous…”
Elizabeth Jaeger, Hunter College
“I never dreamed I would have had the opportunity to study primates in Africa. We were lectured by world-renowned researchers, met with government officials to learn about the conservation challenges they face, and toured local villages with Ugandan [researchers].”
Gisely Colón López, Brooklyn College
“Learning about the Caribbean through a firsthand experience opened my eyes to the many global factors affecting us in the United States and abroad. Every day was a new adventure and even during the toughest days, when we were digging for soil samples and traveling in remote areas until we were all covered in dirt from the unpaved roads, we were always having fun while learning.”
William Murray, Lehman College
“I enrolled for a winter intersession Global Justice course as part of Lehman College’s International Exchanges and Study Abroad program in Santiago, Chile called ‘Human Rights and Transitional Justice’ that aligned with my curriculum. ”
Daniel Oliverio, NYCCT College
“Little did I know how much this experience would change me forever, and it has opened my eyes and mind in ways I never could have imagined and has left an impression on me that challenges me to be a better person every day. I was able to find a deep connection to the homeland of my ancestors, as well as the new relationships I developed while in Italy.”
News from #CUNYabroad
Record Number of Gilman Scholarship Recipients for Fall Semester
Fifteen students from eight different CUNY colleges were awarded the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for study abroad this fall, a record number of recipients for fall semester for CUNY. Students from
Baruch College, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City College, the College of Staten Island, Hunter College, John Jay College, Lehman College, and Queens College, will continue their studies in foreign countries as varied as South Korea, France, Spain, Uganda, Singapore, Italy, China, Costa Rica, and Japan.
The Gilman Scholarship is a national competitive program which offers…read more
Chancellor’s Global Scholarship
Apply for scholarship funding for your study abroad program! The next round will fund eligible programs offered in the 2017-18 winter-intersession and spring semester 2018. This scholarship, which provides partial support for study abroad, is open to all CUNY undergraduates.
For further information about eligibility rules and how to apply, visit the program site. The application will be available here in September 2017 for applicants seeking funding for winter inter-session and spring semester study abroad programs.
Applicants should consult the study abroad office of their home campus for advising, and may also seek advice from the study abroad office of the campus sponsoring the program they are applying to.