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Financial Aid Information

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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.

Can I use my current LaGrange College scholarship(s) and
financial aid to study away?

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.
Federal Financial Aid:
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.

A funding database searchable by country, individual, and course of studies for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral students.

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
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.

All Abroad

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. 

A federal need-based scholarship for U.S. undergraduate students that awards up to $5,000.  Eligibility requirements are:
  • 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.  
For undergraduate and graduate students wanting to study outside of Western Europe, North America, and Oceania.  The Boren Scholarship focuses on geographic areas, languages and fields of study deemed critical to U.S. Security. Languages include Arabic, Korean, Mandarin, Persian, and Russian. Upon return, NSEP recipients work for the US federal government for one year after graduation.
A program of the U.S. Department of State, the Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) Program offers intensive summer language institutes in thirteen critical foreign languages such as Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Russian and Hindi. The CLS Program is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Students of diverse disciplines and majors are encouraged to apply. Participants are expected to continue their language study beyond the scholarship period, and later apply their critical language skills in their future professional careers.
Provides funding for students ages 15-19 to study abroad for up to one year. Applications must go through the local Rotary Club. Contact the Office of Global Engagement for the LaGrange Rotary Club contact information.
For graduating seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students who are US citizens. Offers many different opportunities for study and research abroad in all fields of study.

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.

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.

Study Portals

A searchable database of scholarships available for study abroad.

Undergraduate scholarship for all program types (length or subject); students must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Post-study participation on campus in a service project is required to help promote study abroad opportunities in Asia.
This scholarship is limited to undergraduate students on semester- or academic year-long programs in Japan. The awards average between $2,500 and $4,000.

Study abroad programs, scholarships, and internships in Germany for undergraduate and graduate students of all academic areas.
Scholarship program with the opportunity to study German language and culture, as well as participate in an internship.
A scholarship for students between the ages of 18-30 for one year of post-graduation study in any discipline in Ireland or Northern Ireland.
This is a scholarship granted to graduates for 2 years of study in the UK to U.S. citizens for scholarly work in all academic areas.
Awarded to students post-undergraduate studies, for one-year study opportunity at Cambridge University and is applicable to all academic areas of study.
A two-year scholarship for study at Oxford University for all academic areas of study; students must be at least a minimum of a BA or similar degree.

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