Washington State Community College Consortium For Study Abroad

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Posted by csvoboda On January - 8 - 2017

Financial Aid

Question: Can you use financial aid to apply towards program fees?

Answer: Yes, check out this Financial Aid resource page!


Question: Are there scholarships  available to me to help me fund my study abroad experience?

Answer: Yes, check out the Scholarships resource page! Also, WCCCSA usually awards scholarships for each each program. Check out the WCCCSA Scholarship page for more information about this  opportunity.

Gilman Scholarship

Question: I have heard about the Gilman Scholarship, what is it exactly?

Answer: The Gilman Scholarship awards up to of $5,000 to recipients. Check out the Gilman Scholarship website. Get started on your scholarship application today!


The Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program is open to all U.S. citizen undergraduates, in good academic standing, who meet the criteria listed below:

  • The applicant must be receiving a Federal Pell Grant or provide proof that he/she will be receiving a Pell Grant at the time of application or during the term of his/her study abroad.
  • The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program eligible for credit by the student’s accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
  • The applicant is studying abroad for at least 28 days in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be studying in one country for at least 28 consecutive days.
  • The applicant is studying abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State’s current Travel Warning list.