In order to minimize your reliance on financial aid/loans be sure to budget, plan, fundraise, and apply to as many scholarships as possible.
Mt. SAC Study Abroad Advisor Casandra Rubio's scholarship worksheet and make an appointment with your study abroad advisor, writing center, or faculty for scholarship writing assistance.
The Gilman scholarship awards Pell Grant eligible students (required) a maximum of $5,000 per program (usually $2,000-$3,000).
Deadline: first Tuesday of October for winter and spring programs (or you can submit early for summer and fall) and the first Tuesday of March for summer and fall programs (or submit early for winter and spring).
Click here to view the Gilman overview presentation slides and a PDF file.
Fund For Education Abroad (FEA) scholarship provides a large quantity of awards (around $2000) to study abroad students. Applications for winter and spring 2023 programs will open in July and close in September 2022. For summer and fall 2023 programs, applications will open in November 2022 and close in January 2023.
financial aid page will likely have information about internal and external scholarships.
Citrus College's internal scholarships open in the spring and close in May.
scholarship and fundraising information sheet for additional resources.
Click here to view the slides from our recent Funding Your Study Abroad presentation. (02.16.2022, PDF file)