It is important that any student who wishes to take advantage of off-campus study opportunities meet with financial aid personnel at least one semester prior to the beginning of the program to discuss his or her particular situation. Geneva College has adopted the following policy concerning financial aid for students studying off-campus:
Financial Aid Types:
Students participating in an off-campus program will:
Students are permitted to apply their full Geneva aid for:
Au Sable (for majors only).
Note: Independent majors are excluded from Tier A
Geneva semester programs,
ind. major-related programs,
and concentrations listed here
Students are permitted to apply 50% of their Geneva aid toward IND. MAJOR-RELATED PROGRAMS, Rome with Purpose or Semester in Scotland.
Students with an independent major in Spanish may use 50% of their aid toward EQUIP or Semester in Spain.
Students with a major in Business Music may apply 50% of their Geneva aid to attend the CCCU Contemporary Music Center
Students with a concentration in Visual Communication may use 50% of their aid for the Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AIP)
Students are permitted to apply 25% of their Geneva aid for: CCCU Semester Programs; CCCU Summer Programs; Christ’s College Chinese Language Program; Cornerstone Institute; Dordt Program in Nicaragua (SPIN); East Asia Institute; Jerusalem University; LCC International Univ.; NYC Semester at The Kings’ College; EQUIP and Semester in Spain (for Spanish minors and others).
Other Endorsed Programs
No institutional aid will be provided by Geneva College for: Art Institute of Pittsburgh (AIP); Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute; Arcadia University; BCA Study Abroad.
The minimum cost of Geneva′s off-campus programs is the same as Geneva College′s regular semester tuition/room & board plus a $300.00 administrative fee. If the cost of the chosen off-campus program is higher than Geneva′s tuition/room & board rate the student will be charged the for the full cost of the program chosen, plus the $300.00 administrative fee.
Outside sources for study abroad funding include:
Freeman - ASIA
Freeman Awards for Study in Asia sponsored by the Institute for International Education (IIE) provides scholarships for U.S. undergraduate students with demonstrated financial need to study abroad in East or Southeast Asia. For more information and eligibility requirements go to the following link: http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Freeman-ASIA
Gilman International Scholarship
Pell Grant Recipients are eligible to receive the Gilman International Scholarship which aims to diversify and expand participation in international study by awarding grants of up to $5,000 to undergraduate students who have been traditionally under-represented in education abroad. Visit www.iie.org/gilman for more information and to apply.
Note: These resources are not endorsed by the college but have been suggested by students as being helpful in locating scholarships and other aid for study abroad. Please use discernment in your applications.
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