Scholarships & Financial Aid

Scholarships and Assistantships


The college offers scholarships to a number of graduate students who are enrolled in degree programs. General information on scholarships may be obtained from the Financial Aid Office (607) 436-2532.


The college offers Graduate and Teaching Assistantships to a number of full-time graduate students who are enrolled in degree programs. Assistantships are awarded by academic departments. Assistantships may involve tuition waivers and/or stipends. Interested applicants should contact the Office of Admissions for additional information.

Educational Opportunity Program

Students who have graduated from a New York state institution of higher education EOP/HEOP or SEEK program may apply for the Graduate Opportunity Program. A small number of awards are available. Information may be obtained from the Office of Opportunity Programs (607) 436-2407.

Diversity Fellowships

SUNY Graduate Diversity Fellowships are available to qualified students pursuing advanced degrees. Preference will be given to full-time minority degree candidates who are pursuing their first graduate degree. Funds are appropriated on an annual basis and are subject to change. Students must submit a new application for each new school year

Graduate Diversity Fellowship Application and Instructions

SUNY Graduate Diversity Fellowship Policy Statement

Financial Aid

Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is the first step in the financial aid process. FAFSA is the application for federal aid, including loans.

Information about financial aid and scholarships can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office, Netzer Administration Building, 1-800-SUNY-123, or (607) 436-2532.

Key Dates & Deadlines:

Fall | Spring

Office of Graduate Admissions
SUNY Oneonta
Office of Graduate Admissions
Welcome Center
108 Ravine Parkway Oneonta, NY 13820

Phone: 800-SUNY-123 x2523
or (607) 436-2523
Fax: (607) 436-3074
Email Us

Office Hours

Monday - Friday:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Hours

M, T, Th, F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
W: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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