Financing Study Abroad

Financing Study Abroad Workshops 

October 14, 2014, 6:00-7:30pm, (Cervantes & Velasquez Room, Bay Tree Bookstore)
January 27, 2015, 6:00-7:30pm, (Location TBD & tentative)
April 29, 2015, 6:00-7:30pm, (Location TBD & tentative)

Workshop Topics: EAP program costs; How students pay for study abroad; How financial aid works with study abroad; Affording summer abroad programs; How to fund independent programs; and other under graduate study abroad programs.

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Request an Estimate from a Financial Aid Advisor        

Want to know if you can afford to study abroad? Request an estimate of how much financial aid you can expect to receive. Remember that all programs have different costs, so decide on your program or a couple that you are interested in, and then request a financial aid estimate. Speak with a Financial Aid Advisor during drop-in advising hours or email them to request an estimate (see below).

If you email an advisor please allow up to one week for a reply and include the following info in your email:  

- Your full name and student ID#
- The country and name of your EAP or UC study abroad program
- When you plan to participate in the program

Last name A-L: Linda Copp (
Last name M-Z: Susan Girard (

Drop-in Hours: Tuesdays & Wednesdays 1:00-4:00pm*, 205 Hahn
*No drop-in hours during first two weeks of each quarter

UCSC does not package federal or state financial aid for UCSC students who participate on Independent Study Abroad programs. Scholarships may be available through program providers or outside sources.

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Additional Fees for UCEAP Programs

In addition to your UCEAP program cost, all students will be charged a miscellaneous Campus Fee. If applicable, you may also be assessed Non-Resident Tuition or Graduate Fees. Please use the links below to determine the additional fees that will be added to the cost of your EAP program. If you have already been selected for EAP, these links can also be found on the UCEAP Budget Worksheet for your program on the UCEAP website.

Miscellaneous Campus Fees
Non-Resident Tuition
Graduate Fees

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Online Resources

UCSC Financing Study Abroad Prezi
Most Affordable UCEAP Programs
Study Abroad Independently
Apply for Financial Aid
UCSC Financial Aid Office
Summer Financial
Fund My Travel 
STA Travel