Helpful Resources for Study Abroad
Funding Resources for Study Abroad
Pitzer students on financial aid are able to apply financial aid towards approved study abroad programs. Consult with the Office of Financial Aid for specifics on how your financial aid award will apply and to complete the necessary paperwork.
There are a some other sources of funding for study abroad that students may want to investigate:
The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for students receiving federal need-based financial aid.
The National Security Education Program (NSEP) Boren Scholarships for study abroad in countries other than Western Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada.
Bridging Japan Scholarship is for students studying on semester programs in Japan in any field and the Morgan Stanley Scholarship for students studying in Japan who have an interest in economics and international finance.
KAUST Full Discovery Scholarship for undergraduate students of science and technology, this generous scholarship covers tuition and a living allowance for the remainder of the undergraduate degree and a master's program at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia.
Sallie Mae education loans available for study abroad.
Go! Overseas Study Abroad offers a study abroad scholarship and provides information about other funding sources.
You might also consult this directory of financial aid sources:
Some programs do offer their own aid and students applying for summer programs and unapproved semester programs should check with the program provider to learn of any additional sources of aid.
US passport information:
Country Specific Information - including entry requirements
Location of foreign consular offices in the United States
Location of US embassy offices abroad
Centers for Disease Control (country by country information on staying healthy):
For travelers with disabilities:
For gay, lesbian and bisexual issues:
For students of color:
For scholarships and grants related to international study:
Weather information around the world:
Information on adaptors for converting appliances to different international electric currents:
Information on voting while abroad:
World Factbook - Background information on your host country:
Global calendar - holidays and festivals around the globe:
By date - http://www.earthcalendar.net/index.php
Language basics (greetings, how to find the bathroom, etc.) for 70 languages:
Tourism offices worldwide directory:
For students going to the European Union:
Maps for many European destinations:
For tips on taking better pictures: