What Can I Do with SIROCS?

SIROCS Qualified Programs have been pre-screened by CUNY staff and faculty as consistent with the SIROCS program criteria.  We encourage you to consider these programs, and if they are consistent with your professional goals, to apply for SIROCS funding to support your experience.

This list is growing as additional CUNY programs are nominated.  Please check back, and in the meantime, consider the full spectrum of CUNY programs, some of which may be a good fit for your professional goals and the SIROCS requirements, although they may not have been nominated yet. Since only CUNY-wide programs are considered for pre-qualification, you should also ask your Study Abroad Office about programs offered exclusively to students at your CUNY college that may be a good fit for SIROCS funding.  Applicants may also apply for SIROCS funding for non-CUNY programs and for independently organized experiences (e.g. internships, volunteer experience) that fulfill the SIROCS program criteria.

SIROCS Qualified Programs

Antigua and Barbuda:  Food, Sustainability and Global Climate Change

Bimini Dolphin Field Course (Bahamas)

Focus on Europe (Belgium)

Brooklyn College in China

Spanish and Community Health in Latin America (Costa Rica)

Veritas Internships in San José, Costa Rica

International Service Learning in the Dominican Republic

Critical Studies in Andean Community of Nations of South America (Ecuador)

Paris:  A Literary Adventure

Culture and Heritage in Ghana

Ghana: International Development and Civic Engagement

Summer in Crete (history, archaeology, geology) (Greece)

India: Global Health

Cultural and Psychological Theories of Self in Society: A Case Study in Bali (Indonesia)

Field Experience in Italy

Meal Planning and Management (Italy)

Music Composition and Performance in Perugia (Italy)

Summer Tuscania (Archaeology in Italy)

Excavation at Omrit, Israel

Korea: Media Production and Studies

Leadership in Korea

International Service-Learning and Arabic Program in Rabat/Salé (Morocco)

Orkney: Gateway to the Atlantic (archaeology) (Scotland)

Study Abroad in Senegal

Archaeological Field School (Serbia)

International Service Learning Program at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (South Africa)

Crime Victims in Comparative Context (Spain)

Service-Learning in Seville (Spain)

London Calling: A Creative Writing Seminar (UK)

Check back for more programs!

CUNY faculty who wish to have a program nominated as SIROCS Qualified should contact the Study Abroad Director at their College.  To be considered, your program must be open to students throughout CUNY, be at least two weeks long, and include an experiential component designed to support participants’ preparation for relevant professional fields.

If your program meets all these criteria except CUNY-wide admissions, you can still request that your program be reviewed for consideration as SIROCS Qualified.  Accepted nominations will not be posted on the website, but you may advertise them on your campus as SIROCS Qualified.  Nominations of programs only open to students at your College should also be submitted by the Study Abroad Director (or equivalent) at your College.

SIROCS is the successor program to STOCS; current eligibility rules and application procedures apply.

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