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Funding Options

Education abroad can be affordable, but you have to do your research to make sure the program you choose fits academically and financially. Start by planning far in advance (we suggest a year). The cost of programs varies depending on length, timing, credits, and accommodations.

Student speaker at MSUFCU Scholarship luncheonScholarships and Fundraising

Scholarships are available from the Office for Education Abroad, as well as MSU colleges, local and national sources of funding for studying abroad.

Financial Aid display at Education Abroad ExpoFinancial Aid and Loans

Students interested in studying abroad may wish to consider the possibility of obtaining Financial Aid (generally including loans) to assist in funding an education abroad program.

Students riding in Jeep in KenyaBilling and Payments

It is important to know when and how much you will be paying for your program. Programs have specific billing cycles and dates in order to pay for parts of your program.