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Program Expenses
 
Estimated Program Fee: $7,850

Included in the program fee:

  • $450 Study Abroad Fee

  • Instruction

  • Housing

  • Program activities and program travel

 

Not included in the program fee:

  • Airfare (average price subject to when and where your buy your ticket - $1,000)

  • Food (about $18/day)

  • UW Student Abroad Insurance ($1.74/day)

  • Other health expenses/immunizations

  • Personal spending money


Payment Due Date: July 6, 2018

Program fees will be posted to your MyUW student account and can be paid the same way that you pay tuition and other fees. Check your MyUW Account periodically for due dates.

 
Financial Aid
  • A large percentage of UW students utilize financial aid to study abroad. Most types of financial aid can be applied to study abroad fees.

  • You can submit a revision request to increase the amount of aid for the quarter you are studying abroad. These additional funds are usually awarded in the form of loans.  To apply, fill out a revision request form, attach the budget sheet (available via the link at the top of this brochure) and submit these documents to the Office of Student Financial Aid.  For more information about this process, consult the Financial Aid section of our website.

  • Consult the Financial Aid section of our website for more information on applying for financial aid, special considerations for summer and early fall programs, and budgeting and fundraising tips.

 
Application Deadline for Financial Aid​
In order to be considered for financial aid by UW Study Abroad, you need to finalize your application by January 31, 2018.
Scholarships
  • There are many scholarships designed to fund students studying abroad. The UW administers a study abroad scholarship program and there are national awards available as well.

  • Scholarships vary widely in their parameters. Some are need-based, some are location-based, and some are merit-based.

  • For UW Study Abroad Scholarships fill out a short questionnaire on your UW Study Abroad program application to be considered.  You must apply by the priority application deadline for the program in order to be considered for a scholarship.  Click the Overview tab to view application deadlines.

  • Consult our Scholarships page to learn about UW-based and national scholarships. The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards can help you learn about additional opportunities.

 
Budgeting Tools

We understand that figuring out your finances for study abroad can be complicated and we are here to help. Here are some ways to find additional support:

  • Click on the Budget Sheets link at the top of this brochure to view the estimated budget of all expenses for this program.

  • Contact the Global Opportunities Adviser at goglobal@uw.edu to learn more about how to pay for study abroad.

  • Attend a Financial Planning Workshop offered by UW Study Abroad – more information is on the Events page of our website.

  • Visit the Finances section of our website.