Financial Assistance for Study Abroad Programs

The Office of Financial Aid will award aid based upon the estimated cost of a student’s study-abroad program according to the following guidelines:

Non-Institutional Support

  • Most non-institutional financial aid (federal, state, corporate, etc.) will apply to all approved programs; however, most grants and scholarships are unavailable for summer study.
  • Non-institutional aid, such as student and parent loans, may be adjusted if the cost of the study-abroad program is different than the cost of William Jewell.
  • Federal work study does not apply to study abroad, but may be replaced by loans for eligible students.
  • Non-institutional aid may apply to only one study-abroad experience.

Institutional Support

  • The Study Abroad Financial Assistance Committee will review each study abroad application and estimated FAFSA and will construct a financial assistance package based on financial need, academic record, how well the program fits the student’s plan of study, and availability of funds. The minimum institutional grant will be $2,000.
  • All institutional financial support for study abroad will be managed through the Journey Grant program. Study-abroad students may apply for Journey Grant funding through the Journey Grant application process.

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