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Study Abroad Financial Aid and Scholarship Information

At this time International Programs and Global Engagement at Cal State LA is not accepting study abroad applications. Please complete the Study Abroad Interest Form. Your name will be added to the Study Abroad Interest List and we will contact you when we begin to accept study abroad applications again. Thank you!


Wondering how to finance your study abroad experience?  Many agencies, companies, and organizations offer scholarships for international education. Federal grants and loans can also be applied!

Available Funding Sources:

  • Pell Grants
  • SEOG (Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant)
  • Federal Subsidized Loan
  • Federal Unsubsidized Loan

Additional Scholarship Resources:

Study Abroad Scholarships:

  • Application period December – April
  • Awards up to $8,000 (Critical need Languages)
  • Pell Grant recipient
  • Undergraduate
  • Application period January - April
  • Awards up to $7,000 (Academic year)
  • Applies to study based programs in Asia (Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Laos, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam)
  • Application period – (Fall) April 15, (Spring) October 1, and (Summer) March 1
  • Awards up to $1,000
  • Minimum cumulative GPA: 3.0
CEA  (in partnership with NAFSA: Association of International Educators)
  • Application deadline – (Summer) April 10, (Fall) May 10, (Spring) Nov. 15
  • Awards up to $2,000
  • Scholarship Categories: Merit-Based, Diversity, Need-Based, Competitive & Distinction