Research and Training Opportunities in SUNY Programs

The State University of New York offers a number of diversity program opportunities. If you belong to an underrepresented background and would like to find a program that matches your goals, consider these SUNY programs

Faculty Diversity Program

This program is designed to assist campuses with the recruitment, retention, and promotion of outstanding scholars from different backgrounds, including individuals from groups that have been historically underrepresented in higher education.

Graduate Diversity Fellowship Program

This program is intended to assist in the recruitment, enrollment and retention of students in doctoral and master’s level programs who can demonstrate that they contribute to the diversity of the student body, especially those who can show that they have overcome a disadvantage or other impediment to success in higher education.

Empire State Diversity Honors Scholarship Program

State-wide undergraduate scholarship program for students from a broad range of background who will contribute to the diversity of the student body in their campus or academic program

Native American Initiative

These programs focuses on recruitment, access, retention and graduation of Native American students in higher education. 

Diversity Abroad Honors Scholarship Program

This program helps offset the costs of participating in an approved international program of study or research.

Doctoral Diversity Fellowships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)

This fellowship is awarded to academically exceptional students who have been admitted to SUNY’s doctoral degree granting institutions and will commence their graduate studies in STEM fields. 

Explorations in Diversity And Academic Excellence

This program supports innovative approaches that illuminate and strengthen the intersections between diversity and academic excellence. 

SUNY Replication Project

Creates seamless transfer opportunities for students from community colleges to four-year institutions. 

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