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Where ?
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • North Africa and Middle East
  • Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America
  • Australia & New Zealand
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Canada
  • China
  • Costa Rica
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Mexico
  • Morocco
  • Namibia
  • New Zealand
  • Northern Ireland
  • Peru
  • Russia
  • Scotland
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
When ?
  • Summer 4 Weeks or Less
  • Summer
  • Semester
  • Year
Program type ?
  • Study
  • Study + Intern
  • Study + Service Learning
  • Language & Culture
  • Explore Summer
  • Explore Semester
  • STEM Abroad
Discipline ?
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Agriculture
  • Anthropology
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Childhood Studies
  • Chinese
  • Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Environmental Studies
  • Ethics
  • European Studies
  • Exercise Science
  • Fashion Studies
  • Film
  • Finance
  • Food Science
  • French
  • Gender Studies
  • Geography
  • Greek Language
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Human Resource Management
  • Information Systems
  • International Relations
  • Japanese
  • Journalism
  • Languages & Culture
  • Law
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Management
  • Marine Studies
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Other
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Health
  • Public Policy
  • Religious Studies
  • Science
  • Security Studies
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Speech and Hearing Studies
  • Sports Management
  • Statistics
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Studies
  • Veterinarian
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Student Resources

Financing Your Study Abroad

To help you navigate the confusing world of government financial aid and scholarships, we’re providing you with some simple steps and resources.

Did you know that 90% of undergraduate students use financial aid to fund their undergraduate education?
And that those same government funds are available for use on your study abroad program?

Explore Your Options


Meet with your study abroad advisor and financial aid office to learn about study abroad and government aid on your campus.
Research grants and scholarships. Look through the resources below and talk to your study abroad office about local scholarships.
Develop a budget and plan ahead. Consider your living expenses, some countries are more affordable than others, and develop a budget to help you stay on track while abroad.

College Consortium for International Studies
Member Scholarships

CCIS Scholarship

Where: Any CCIS Summer Program
When: Summer 2017
Scholarship Amount: $500
Deadline to Apply: March 15, 2017

*Summer 2017 Application Closed


Summer Info

Centro Linguistico Conversa

Where: Santa Ana, Costa Rica
When: Summer 2017
Scholarship Amount: $2,900
Deadline to Apply: April 30, 2017


Summer Info

The FIE Scholarship in London

Where: London, England
When: Semester or Summer
Scholarship Amount: $3,000 for semester programs; $1,000 for summer programs
Deadline to Apply: Summer, February 15, 2017
Fall, March 15, 2017
Spring, September 15, 2016

*Summer 2017 Application Closed


Summer Info

The Massey Scholarship in New Zealand

Where: Palmerston North, Auckland, or Wellington
When: Summer 2017 & Fall 2017
Scholarship Amount: $500
Deadline to Apply: Summer, March 15, 2017
Fall, April 1, 2017

*Summer 2017 & Fall 2017 Applications Closed


Summer Info Fall Info

The University of Canterbury Scholarship in New Zealand

Where: Christchurch, New Zealand
When: Fall 2017
Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Deadline to Apply: April 1, 2017

*Fall 2017 Application Closed


Fall Info

The University of Limerick Scholarship in Ireland

Where: Limerick, Ireland
When: Fall 2017
Scholarship Amount: €500
Deadline to Apply: May 1, 2017


Fall Info

Scholarship Opportunities, Database, and Resources


 


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Financial Aid


Types of Financial Aid

Student government loans and grants are awarded through your home institution. Private student loans are also available through banks and financial institutions.


Applying Financial Aid to a CCIS Program

The Higher Education Act ensures that students can apply federal aid to any approved study abroad program.

How programs are approved can vary by institution, don’t wait, make sure you talk with your study abroad advisor and financial aid office to learn more now.

Explore Financial Aid Resources

Myths and Realities of Financing Your Study Abroad
The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
Financial Aid for Study Abroad
Federal Student Financial Aid Information