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Financial Aid for Semester or Year-long Study Abroad

For Hollins Abroad and Hollins-Affiliated Programs

All Hollins financial aid (except work-study) that you receive for study at Hollins can be applied to any Hollins study abroad program for one or two terms (depending on the program). In a few cases, special application procedures apply. There are also several Hollins scholarships designated specifically for study abroad.

The Switzer Wise, Louise King Tower, Stuart Degginger, Myles Abroad, and Mary Rowland Sowell Abroad Scholarships are awarded to abroaders eligible for need-based financial aid. The funds replace work-study earnings and may also increase a student's total grant amount. Please make an appointment with Scholarships and Financial Assistance to discuss your options.

The Figge and Belk International Scholar Awards and the Margaret G. Boeth '57 International Study Award are awarded to one or more abroaders based on academic merit with preference given to students with financial need. Both provide funds to cover expenses for study abroad not covered by the comprehensive fee, e.g., airfare, optional tickets and trips, etc.

The Anne Gregory Paris Fellowship is awarded to one or more Hollins Abroad-Paris students based on academic merit and commitment to the study of French language and culture. Preference is given to students with financial need. This fellowship helps cover expenses not included in the comprehensive fee (airfare, theatre tickets, culinary arts course, independent cultural travel, etc.)   Applications are included as part of the Hollins Abroad Paris application.  Please apply then if applicable.

The Marguerite Prinet Scholarship is awarded to one or more Hollins Abroad-Paris students majoring in studio art or art history based on academic merit with preference given to students with financial need. It helps cover expenses that are not included in the comprehensive fee (airfare, theatre and concert tickets, cultural excursions within France.)  Applications are included as part of the Hollins Abroad Paris application.  Please apply then if applicable.

For Short Term (J-term) Overseas Programs

The Belk International Scholar Award and the Anna Holmes Hurley January Term Award are awarded to one or more students pursuing an overseas an academic program or course during J-term as well as the Jamaica Service Project during spring break. Based on academic merit with preference given to students with financial need.

For Both Hollins and Non-Hollins programs

Gilman Scholarships – Scholarships for U.S. citizens who are eligible to receive federal Pell Grants. Preference categories include study outside Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, high financial need, diverse ethnic backgrounds, disabilities, nontraditional age, nontraditional academic interests.

Other scholarship programs include:

Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan , German Academic Exchange Service Scholarships, David L. Boren Scholarships for Undergraduate , Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial.

The Institute for International Education (IIE) operates an excellent website and search option for finding funding for study abroad: http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/

For Non-Hollins Programs

Hollins University financial aid cannot be applied to non-Hollins programs. However, in many cases, need-based federal aid (Pell Grants, Stafford Loans, etc.) can be applied. Some individual programs offer their own scholarships.

More information on these and other financial aid opportunities as well as financial aid for summer study abroad is available in the International Programs Resource Room in Turner Hall, A24.

 


 

 

Last modified 06/24/2014