Funding your Study Abroad Program
KU Study Abroad can do personalized financial aid and scholarship advising for students. Please visit 108 Lippincott Hall or call 785-864-3742 to set up an appointment. KU students who qualify for financial aid in the form of Stafford and/or other loans, Federal Grants, and KU or outside scholarships may apply the aid to the cost of a study abroad program.
KU Study Abroad supplemental scholarships are available to KU degree seeking students. Applications are available online. The scholarship application deadline is March 1 for Summer, March 15th for Fall and Academic Year programs and October 1 for Spring, Winter Break and Spring Break programs.
For additional scholarship opportunities visit: www.studyabroad.ku.edu/other-scholarship-opportunities
DIS offers scholarships of $500-$2000 per semester. Students may also apply for work study scholarships of up to $300 per semester.
All applicants will be required to complete several documents for each study abroad application. Below is a list of documents that will need to be completed for an application.
a. Academic Plan and Approval Form
b. Portfolio CD (Statement of Purpose, Portfolio of Design Work, Resume)
c. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
d. Host Institution DIS Application
e. Unofficial academic record
f. Authorization to Release Student Information
g. Student Conduct Verification
h. Financial Aid Questionnaire
For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.