How Can I Study Abroad?

Where do you want to go? How will the experience align with your academic and professional goals? As a Binghamton University student within the SUNY System, you can take part in all of the study abroad programs offered at any SUNY school for the same price. Use the SUNY Study Abroad website to find a program that matches what you're looking for. For specifically Binghamton University programs, click here.

 

Who can help me?

A study abroad experience takes a lot of planning. There are many administrative staff members on campus who can help you along the way with any questions:

Student Support Services

Stephen Rebello

Assistant Director of SSS

srebello@binghamton.edu

607-777-2781

Office of International Programs

Kerry Stamp

Assistant Director for Study Abroad

kstamp@binghamton.edu

607-777-2336

 Fleishman Center for Career and Development

Wren Fritsky

Career Consultant

wfritsky@binghamton.edu

607-777-2400

 Fleishman Center for Career and Development

Emily Love

International Career Consultant

elove@binghamton.edu

607-777-2400

Questions to Ask

Answers to common questions asked can be found here. Here are some questions to ask the staff during your assessment.

  • Are there any students I can reach out to who have studied abroad to this particular country/university to hear about their experiences?
  • No one in my family has ever studied abroad before. What has been the most helpful advice you give to parents like mine to help them understand the investment in studying abroad as an undergraduate?
  • What are some scholarships I can look into specifically for my major/region of study?
  • What has the success rate been for this scholarship amongst Binghamton students?
  • What kind of support does the school provide me when I am applying for this particular scholarship?

 

Scholarships

A list of scholarships, both Binghamton University-based and non-based, can be found on the OIP website here. Take note of the Myers Family Scholarship, Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship and Evelio Figueroa Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship that give preference for underrepresented students. SSS students who have won scholarships in the past:

 

Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship

Eduardo Contreras, Summer 2014

Leah Ferentinos, Spring 2014

Aimee Mun, Fall 2014

Yonglin (Pauline) Liang, Spring 2015

 

Dr. Israel J. Rosefsky Language and Culture Scholarship

Joyce Ofori, Spring 2013

Yonglin (Pauline) Liang, Spring 2015

 

Evelio Figueroa Memorial Study Abroad Scholarship

Aimee Mun, Fall 2014

 

Additional resources can be found on the OIP Diversity Abroad page. 

Last Updated: 1/26/15