How To Use SOAR

SOAR is a searchable online database of funding opportunities for current students and alumni. Please review the following recommendations for conducting a search based on your needs and eligibility.

-Keyword Search

Enter any keyword or phrase, for example "Anthropology". The results will include all entries containing your keyword/phrase in the title or description. You may search using a keyword/phrase alone or in addition to selecting criteria from the drop down menus which are described below.

-Drop Down Menus

To further refine your search, you may select criteria including your discipline/field, your level of study, and award period. You may select one of these criteria, or all three depending on the level of specificity you would like to use.


After you obtain search results, you may further specify your search by selecting one or more filters including opportunities for students with disabilities, non-U.S. students, under-represented minorities, or women.

-Student-Specific Criteria

Lists of specialized opportunities have been created based on frequently sought information. Click on the category name to view this information. Also review the Student and Interest-Specific Opportunities page.

Campus-based Funding Opportunities

Please note that campus-based undergraduate scholarships and some graduate fellowships are also available to you as a Binghamton University student.  See below for opportunities based on level of study.


Last Updated: 6/8/16