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Financial Aid FAQ's for Study Away

Can I use my financial aid and scholarships for my study away program?
Your ability to use or obtain scholarships and financial aid is heavily dependent on the type of Study Away Program you are participating in.  Please see the sub-catagories under Financial Aid to find information specific to your program type.

Are there "additional" grants or scholarships available for study away?
No, there are no additional grants or scholarships available through Concordia College for study away participants.  However, you may be able to find independent sources of scholarships through other organizations that foster intercultural exchange.  Because these sources are independent, Concordia College Financial Aid and Global Learning will not be able to assist you in your application.  Competition is very high for these funds, but internet searches are a great way to start looking.  Here are a few examples:

Quick Search
Rotary International
Institute for International Education
Fund for Education Abroad
University of Minnesota Scholarship and Grant Search (specify "Non-U of M Students" under Home Institution)
National Science Foundation
Glimpse Correspondent's Program
Japan Student Services Organization
Japan America Society of Minnesota
British Universities Transatlantic Exchange Association
British Counsil Education UK Search
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Work Immersion Study Program
Lakselaget Foundation
Sons of Norway
High North Scholarship
Gilman Scholarship
Foundation for Global Scholars
The Boren Scholarship
STA Travel Scholar Award
Critical Languages Scholarship Program
Rainbow Scholarship
Hawkinson Scholarship for Peace and Justice

Bridging Project
Morgan Stanley Scholarship for Study in Japan

QUESTIONS? Who do I contact?
Financial aid eligibility/retention and loan options - Financial Aid Office at 218-299-3010 or
Billing or financial aid refund requests - Business Office at 218-299-3150
Program specific costs, deposits, and deadline information - Global Learning at 218-299-3927 or