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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

The Institute for American Universities (IAU) Scholarship

Where: Aix-en-Provence, France, Barcelona, Spain and traveling seminars to Europe and North Africa (multi-country)
When: Winter break/J-term, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, and Fall 2021
IAU Diversity Scholarship Amount: $250-$1,000
IAU Diversity Scholarship Application Deadline: J-term & Spring: October 1; Summer: April 1; Fall: May 1st

Diversity Scholarship Info

Additional IAU Scholarships

KCP International Language School Scholarships

When: Summer 2020
Amount: $750 for short-term and $1,500 for long-term
Deadline to Apply: April 24

When: Fall 2020
Amount: $750
Deadline to Apply: August 7


Summer Info Fall Info

Universidad Veritas Scholarship in Costa Rica

When: Spring 2021 and J-Term 2021
Amount: Spring 2021: $400 and J-Term 2021: $150
Deadline to Apply: October 15, 2020

Spring Info

The FIE Scholarship in London

Where: London, England
When: Spring / Summer / Fall
Scholarship Amount: Summer - $1,000; Spring & Fall - $3,000
Deadline to Apply: Spring - Sept 15; Summer - Feb 15; Fall - March 15


Summer and Fall Info

The Massey Scholarship in New Zealand

Where: Palmerston North, Auckland, or Wellington
When: Fall 2020
Scholarship Amount: Semester - $2,100
Deadline to Apply: Fall – April 15

When: Summer 2020
Scholarship Amount: $900
Deadline to Apply: March 15, 2020

*Massey Accelerator scholarships are also available to students enrolled in Massey's Global Student Athlete track. No application needed.


Summer Info   Falls Info

The University of Canterbury Scholarship in New Zealand

Where: Christchurch, New Zealand
When: Fall 2020
Scholarship Amount: NZ$2000 ($1250 approx)
Deadline to Apply: April 15, 2020



Fall Info

University of Waikato Scholarship in New Zealand

Where: Hamilton, New Zealand
When: Spring 2021
Scholarship Amount: NZ$1500, approximately $1,000USD
Deadline to Apply: October 15, 2020


Spring Info

Kingston University Scholarship in England


Where: London, England
When: Summer, Fall, and Spring
Scholarship Amount: Summer: 300GBP
Semester: 500GBP
Deadline to Apply: Summer – April 1;
Fall – April 15;
Spring – Oct 15


Fall Info Summer Info

Istituto Venezia - Intensive Italian in Italy

Where: Venice, Italy
When: Spring 2020 and Fall 2020
Amount: 1,000EUR, (approximately $1,121USD)
Deadline to Apply: Spring - October 15; Fall - April 15


Spring Info

Universidad San Francisco de Quito Scholarship

Where: Quito, Ecuador
When: Spring 2020
Amount: $500
Deadline to Apply: October 15, 2019


Spring Info

ACT Scholarship in Greece

Where: Thessaloniki, Greece
When: Spring 2021 and Fall 2021
Merit Scholarships:
Amount: $1,000
Eligibility : Sophomore students and up who demonstrate a 3.6 GPA or higher
Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2020 for Spring 2021; May 15, 2021 for Fall 2021

Financial Need Awards: Spring 2021 and Fall 2021. Students should be nominated by the home school based on financial need.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2020 for Spring 2021; May 15, 2021 for Fall 2021, please contact the CCIS Sponsor College of Staten Island for more information

Hellenic-American Scholarships:
Amount: Half of Tuition to eligible Hellenic American applicants.
Deadline to Apply: October 16, 2020 for Spring 2021; May 15, 2021 for Fall 2021 (additional application materials required).

Deadlines vary, please contact the CCIS Sponsor College of Staten Island for more information


Hellenic-American Scholarship Info

CCRC Asia Scholarship

Where: Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh, or Manchester
When: Spring 2020, Summer 2020
Scholarship Amount: $3,000
Deadline to Apply: Nov. 30, 2019


Summer 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