Study Abroad is an academic program that qualifies for financial aid in the form of both loans and scholarships. Explore the websites listed below then make an appointment with the College of San Mateo Financial Aid office as soon as possible.
CSM’s Financial Aid Office
Federal Student Aid Information (FAFSA)
AIFS program scholarship
AIFS offers a limited number of $500 Ambassador Scholarships and $1000 Opportunity scholarship.
For more information visitwww.aifsabroad.com/scholarships.asp.
The Benjamin Gilman Scholarship
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program offers a competition for awards for study abroad for students who are receiving federal Pell Grant funding at a two-year or four-year college or university. Award amounts vary, but can range up to $5,000. To apply for the online Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, visitwww.iie.org//programs/gilman.
Boren Scholarships provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate students to add an important international and language component to their educations.http://www.borenawards.org/Maximum scholarship awards are: $8,000 for a summer program and $10,000 for a semester. The application deadline is February 9, 2012 for programs in fall 2012 and spring 2013.
Additional scholarship and financial aid opportunities