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
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. Statement of Purpose
b. Verification of Minimum GPA Requirement
c. Unofficial Transcript or Advising Report
d. 1 Recommendation
e. Student Conduct Verification
f. Authorization to Release Student Information
g. Financial Aid Questionnaire
For more detailed information about the application process, please visit our Application Process page.
I learned that traveling alone, and traveling in general to a new country isn't near as stressful as it first appears. I had so much anxiety about going to a country I'd never been with people I'd only met once before. But it was great and I don't regret going one bit.
It always helps to speak the native language!
The elements of the program that were most rewarding involved personal testimonies from locals and experiencing the real aspects of Cuban culture.