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Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Class Level: Graduate Students, Undergraduates: Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors
Scholarship Preferences: Spanish majors or minor
Program Description:
Thomas O'ConnorEstablished in 2005 by retired Binghamton University Spanish literature professor Dr. Thomas O’Connor and Rae O’Connor, the James and Catherine O’Connor Scholarship provides support to Harpur College students wishing to study abroad in Spain.

 


Dr. Thomas O'Connor at his retirement party in 2014

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Student in Harpur College of Arts and Sciences
  • Undergraduate Spanish major or minor or graduate student studying Spanish
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
Preference given firstly to Spanish majors and secondly to Spanish minors. Preference will also be given for study on the Binghamton University Language and Culture in Spain program and then to other SUNY study abroad programs in Spain.

Students must complete a study abroad program application before funds will be distributed. Students participating in a non-Binghamton program should complete a "Study Abroad -Other SUNY Program" application.

Award Amount:
The recipient will receive an award of $1000 or more.

Deadline:
March 1

One competition takes place each spring. One recipient is selected.


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.