Herman and Toby Abel Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Avi J. Abel '98. This scholarship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students who are interested in combining studies in the School of Management (SOM) with Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (GMAP).

Selection Criteria:

The Institute for Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention will review the enrolled students in the GMAP academic programs for the following criteria in order to nominate a student for this scholarship.

Student Status


Graduate student

who has completed their undergraduate degree in the School of Management and is now enrolled as a graduate student in:

  1. the GMAP Graduate Certificate (along with any graduate degree program) or
  2. the M.S. in GMAP (pending state approval).
Undergraduate student who is in the School of Management with a declared minor in GMAP.

A few other key notes:

  • The recipient must have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.4.
  • Preference will be given to students with demonstrated financial need.
  • This scholarship may be renewable contingent upon the student maintaining the criteria as stated above.

Are you interested in being nominated?

Students must first formally declare a GMAP minor or a GMAP Graduate Certificate, and then notify I-GMAP (igmap@binghamton.edu) of their interest in being considered for the scholarship.

Additional information is available on the I-GMAP website about the GMAP minor and GMAP graduate certificate.

Students interested in declaring one or the other in order to be eligible for the scholarship must contact one of the I-GMAP co-directors, Prof. Max Pensky (mpensky@binghamton.edu) or Prof. Nadia Rubaii (nadia.rubaii@binghamton.edu) for advising and registration in the appropriate program.

We will review your record and make the nomination for the scholarship.

Contact Us

Nadia M. Rubaii

Co-Director; Professor, Public Admin; Co-Director, Institute for Genocide & Mass Atrocity Prevention

Institute of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention (I-GMAP); CCPA Public Administration