Financial Aid Information
LaGrange College Travel Voucher
The Travel Voucher program provides $2,500 to LaGrange College undergraduate students who meet the following criteria:
- Entered LaGrange College as a first-time, full-time student.
- Remained continuously enrolled at the college.
- Completed 60 credit hours (junior) in good standing (2.0 GPA).
- Approved for travel by the administration and pertinent faculty.
The Travel Voucher can be used either the junior or senior year for only one college approved for credit, study away experience--an Interim or May Away faculty-led study away course, an international internship, or a semester or academic year abroad. It will cover up to $2,500 of the program's advertised cost, but it will not cover personal out-of-pocket expenses.
Students can request the use of their Travel Voucher by going to Programs, click on the "Show" drop down menu and select Scholarship and search. Select Travel Voucher. All students will need to sign the Travel Voucher Agreement and if they are traveling abroad, a copy of their valid passport will need to be uploaded into their application before funds are released.
Travel Scholarship for Transfer Students
Transfer students at LaGrange College are able to apply for a travel scholarship in the amount of $2,000. Scholarship awards will be determined by:
- Completion of at least 30 LaGrange College credit hours
- GPA, minimum of 2.0
- Number of transfer hours
- Demonstrated financial need
- Approved for travel by administration and pertinent faculty
This scholarship can be used for one college approved, for credit study away experience--an Interim or May Away faculty-led study away course, an international internship, or a semester or academic year abroad. It will cover up to $2,000 of the program's advertised cost, but it will not cover personal out-of-pocket expenses.
Transfer students can apply for a travel scholarship by going to Programs, click on the "Show" drop down menu and select Scholarship and search. Select Travel Scholarship for Transfer Students. Students who are awarded a scholarship will need to sign the Transfer Scholarship Agreement and if they are traveling abroad, a copy of their valid passport will need to be uploaded into their application before funds are released.
Students who are awarded a travel scholarship or a travel voucher will be asked to serve as mentors to other students who are considering a study away experience and may also be asked to make presentations or be interviewed for campus publications and events.
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LaGrange College Scholarships:
LaGrange College scholarships cannot be used for the cost of an Interim course, but may be applied towards a semester or academic year away.
For LaGrange College departmental scholarships, contact the program coordinator or chair of the department and the Financial Aid Office to determine if it can be applied to your study away program.
For LaGrange College academic scholarships, please contact the Financial Aid Office to discuss your study away plans and if your scholarship can be applied towards the cost of the program.
Students who have successfully completed the LaGrange College study away approval process may be eligible to continue to receive federal financial aid (grants and loans) while participating in a LaGrange College pre-approved study away program. The Office of Financial Aid determines student eligibility.
Institute for International Education Passport Study Abroad Funding
Study Abroad Programs
A study abroad source for students who don't know where to begin. It contains scholarship information as well as tips on before, during and after study abroad.
Fund for Education Abroad
FEA 's mission is to increase the opportunities for dedicated American students to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs by reducing financial restrictions through the provision of grants and scholarships. They offer 40 general and dedicated scholarships annually in amounts up to $10,000.
Diversity Abroad provides information on scholarships and financial aid for students who are economically disadvantaged, first generation, ethnic and racially diverse, and students with disabilities.
This site contains a short list of funding opportunities as well as what questions to ask yourself, financial aid options, calculating living expenses and program costs to help give you a complete picture of costs associated with studying abroad.
Go! Study Abroad Scholarship
One of the few scholarships that can be used towards a short-term study abroad experience during Jan Term.
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 program or internship.
The applicant is applying to or has been accepted into a study abroad program or internship eligible for credit by the student's accredited institution of higher education in the U.S.
The applicant is studying or interning abroad for at least four weeks in one country. Programs going to more than one country are eligible if the student will be in one country for at least four consecutive weeks.
The applicant is studying or interning abroad in any country except Cuba or a country on the U.S. Department of State's current Travel Warning list.
Study Abroad Scholarship Directory
This Scholarship Directory is maintained by StudyAbroad101, the first and largest study abroad review website. It now lists over 250 financial aid opportunities with direct links to the application forms and websites.
A searchable database of scholarships available for study abroad.
Program Provider Support
AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships, Grants and Financial Support
If you will be enrolling in an AIFS Study Abroad program, you may be eligible for one of their scholarships or grants. You can view their programs on line in our Program site.
CIEE Scholarships and Grants for Study Abroad
CIEE offers over $8 million in financial assistance if you decide to enroll in one of their long term programs. They offer need based, merit, and diversity scholarships and grants.
IES Abroad Scholarships and Aid
IES Abroad offers about $5 million is scholarships and grants if you enroll in one of their long term programs. Scholarships and grants are offered for need based, diversity based, location of study, specific interest and area of study as well as disability grants.
The Benjamin Franklin Travel Grant
This is a grant offered to sophomore, junior and senior students who are enrolled in a double major including one major in French and one major in another discipline.
Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Program
Howard University, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of State, invites college graduates who are interested in international affairs and careers in the State Department Foreign Service to apply for the Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Graduate Fellowship. Students must have a 3.2 GPA, must be seeking admission to enter a graduate school in the fall for a two-year program, must be a U.S. citizen, and have a desire to promote positive change in the world. The Rangel Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need.
Donald M. Payne International Development Fellowship Program
The U.S. Agency for International Development, invites outstanding college graduates interested in international development and careers in the USAID Foreign Service to apply for the Donald M. Payne International Development Graduate Fellowship. Students must be a U.S. citizen, must be seeking admission to enter a two-year graduate program in the fall at a U.S. university, and must have a 3.2 GPA. The Payne Program encourages the application of members of minority groups historically underrepresented in the Foreign Service and those with financial need. Selected fellows will receive support for graduate school and will enter into an exciting and rewarding career.