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Researching Programs

The first step for students should be to start learning about the different programs that Lehman and CUNY has to offer. Lehman students are not limited to Lehman sponsored programs and should also consider programs sponsored by schools not only outside of Lehman but also CUNY. Students are encouraged to consult a Study Abroad Advisor during this process.

To learn more about the Lehman and CUNY sponsored programs, visit the Lehman and CUNY study abroad websites:

Researching Scholarships & Financial Aid

Students are encouraged to learn about the different scholarship opportunities. These can greatly defray the cost of study abroad and at times, cover all the costs. Scholarships are competative and may require that the student be interviewed by a Lehman campus scholarship Visit the STOCS website

  • Research all the IIE** administered scholarships and fellowships (i.e. Gilman, Fulbright, Boren)
** For more information visit

Choosing a Program

Find at least three comparable programs -Use chart in our Checklist

Applying to a Program

  • Visit sponsoring school’s website and print application form
  • Fill out application
  • Mail and/or e-mail application

Advising and Course equivalencies

  • Print description of course/s
  • Make an appointment with the Study Abroad Office

Click here to view Checklist [PDF]

Useful Links

  • Lehman's Study Abroad Program Fan Page (Facebook)
  • CUNY Study Abroad
    Offers information on the many programs of study abroad available CUNY-wide at the various CUNY campuses. Most programs are open to all CUNY students. There is also useful information about procedures that will help you if you are interested in participating in any of our programs.
    Find resource for researching study abroad programs. Internship program information is available at Internship Abroad Programs website.
    Offers a directory of undergraduate full degree programs abroad, searchable by degree type, subject, and metropolitan region.