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Higher Education Leadership Fellowship

SUNY Oswego presents a prestigious, collaborative, and mentored 2-year fellowship program for graduate students studying higher education leadership. The students in this fellowship program will be given exclusive access and practical experience while applying the leadership principles they examine in their higher education coursework and placement site. 

Fellowship Benefits

  • Placement within a SUNY Oswego department, division, and/or unit over the course of 2 years as a graduate assistant.

  • Assigned mentor from the SUNY Oswego administrative team.

  • Colloquium conversations with cohort members

  • Opportunities to co-teach a class with a SUNY Oswego faculty member and/or serve on University-wide committees

  • Access to professional development opportunities designed for SUNY Oswego faculty and staff

  • Tuition Scholarship for up to 9 credits per semester.

  • Annual stipends

  • Access to travel/professional development funds to attend conferences.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, per the Graduate Student Union (GSEU)

  • Free annual SUNY Oswego parking pass. 

Fellowship Description

This fellowship offers an exciting opportunity to engage with the institution’s mission and strategic initiatives through a 20-hour week commitment to a placement site on campus. Each fellow will be assigned a member of the SUNY Oswego administration and will gain an insider’s perspective on how higher education functions. Fellows also have opportunities to better students' social and academic lives by assisting in developing new policies and supporting the development of new student development and professionalization programs by serving on university-wide committees and attending workshops, symposiums, and conferences.