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Financial Matters

Financial Matters for Felician College Short-Term Programs

Students participating in summer or winter Felician College programs are encouraged to apply for outside scholarships.  However, there is the possibility of receiving up to a $1,000 grant through the Office of Study Abroad. The Director of Study Abroad can provide information on additional financial aid resources (See Financial Aid Resources and Scholarships below). Felician College students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents may be able to receive financial aid (loans) to help finance Felician College short-term study abroad programs. Ask the Director of Study Abroad for a “Cost of Attendance” worksheet to determine what the overall cost is for the program in which you are interested. The Office of Financial Aid can also help you determine what you qualify for in terms of loans to help finance your Felician College short-term experience abroad.

Billing Procedures for Third Party Providers

After completing all paperwork for Felician College, and being admitted by the Third-Party Provider, students will be required to directly pay any initial deposits to the study abroad program. All subsequent bills should be sent to Felician College for payment. Felician will bill the student for the cost of the program plus an administrative fee of $100. This fee covers the services provided to students by the various offices at Felician College including, but not limited to, the Office of Study Abroad, Registrar's Office, Bursar's Office, and Financial Aid Office.

Financial Aid for Third-Party Providers

You might be surprised to learn that federal and state financial aid may be used on a semester study abroad program. Although institutional aid is not available, there are a number of other resources available to assist you in finding financial support (See Financial Aid Resources and Scholarships below) It will take some research, but other opportunities are out there.

Financial Matters for Exchange Programs

Students who wish to participate in one of the designated Felician College “Exchange Programs” (please see Types of Study Abroad Programs) are permitted to use their Felician College academic scholarships to cover tuition costs during a semester or academic year exchange. In some cases athletic scholarships can be used as well. Two semester athletes cannot use their scholarships to study abroad on a semester or academic year exchange due to athletic commitments.

Students participating in an exchange program will pay the flat rate tuition, the comprehensive fee and the technology fee to Felician College for the designated time they are abroad (one semester or two semesters) and will pay all other costs (i.e. accommodations, fees, etc.) to the host institution. Federal and state financial aid may be used to cover the costs of an exchange program.  In all cases, students must make an appointment to meet with the financial aid office to verify their financial aid packages.

Financial Aid Resources

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship

Awards are available to U.S. citizen students who are receiving Pell Grant funding at a two- or four-year college or university. Any geographic location.

Bridging Scholarship for Japan

The Bridging Project offers scholarships to American undergraduate students participating in study-abroad programs in Japan.

DiversityAbroad.com Scholarship

Awards are available for students from traditionally under-represented minority groups for studying abroad.

Freeman-ASIA

Freeman Awards for Study in Asia (Freeman-ASIA) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

Fund for International Service Learning

Awards are available to any U.S.- based student attending an accredited service-learning program outside of the United States.

The Go! Teach Abroad Scholarship

This scholarship is open to all current or aspiring teachers. The sole purpose of this award is to assist in the funding of participation in a teaching program abroad, or supplement the costs of purchasing materials for use in the classroom.

The National Security Education Program (NSEP)

Awards are available to U.S. citizen undergraduate students to study in most geographic regions except Western Europe.

StudyAbroad.com

This site lists numerous scholarships.

TaLK Scholarships

Talk is a Korean Government scholarship program known as Teach and Learn in Korea. The program’s main objective is to invite and train native English teachers and overseas Koreans to teach practical English in after-school classes at the rural elementary school.

Fund for Education Abroad (FEA)

FEA was created in order to open doors for deserving education abroad students. Starting with the 2011-2012 academic year, FEA will award funds for students planning to study abroad on any academically rigorous program. FEA scholarships are intended to meet the financial needs of students who might not be eligible for government grants or existing funds limited to specific programs or groups of students.

BUTEX North American Scholarships

Each year BUTEX awards sixteen scholarships to students studying abroad for either a semester or for a whole academic year.  Eight scholarships are available to North American students studying in the UK.  The value of each scholarship is £500 and will be paid to the winners once they have arrived and registered at their host university.  Applications will be accepted starting in January and the deadline for all applications is in May.

Rotary International Scholarship

Multiple awards available with multiple deadlines and in varying amounts.