Careful financial planning is an important part of preparing for your study abroad program.
Submit the form below with the Financial Worksheet after completing a Western Abroad 101.
Financial Aid & Scholarships
Federal financial aid, some state aid, and most scholarships apply toward education abroad. Most countries will not allow you to work abroad while studying, so you should plan to have sufficient funds to cover your expenses without working abroad.
- Applicable (in most cases):
- FAFSA (Pell Grant, student loans, Parent PLUS Loan, etc.) and WAFSA
- WWU and study abroad program provider scholarships
- U.S. government scholarships: Gilman, Freeman-ASIA, Boren, etc.
- Guaranteed Education Tuition (GET), 529 prepaid tuition programs, and GI Bill (Exchange and WWU Global Learning faculty-led Programs only)
- Not Applicable:
- Tuition waivers
- Work Study
- Western Grants
- Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) Program
- Explore Scholarships
- Explore Affordable Program Options
- Financial Aid
- Creative Funding Ideas
Download the Financial Planning Worksheet, complete with your expected financial resources and costs of preferred and alternate programs, then complete the form below.