To help Richmond students take advantage of International Education opportunities, financial aid is available to students studying abroad. The types of aid available will depend on whether the study abroad program is a:
Financial aid for your study abroad program will be credited directly to your student account at Richmond 10 days before the first day of class at your study abroad program, assuming all applications and requirements are completed by the deadline date.
If the amount of financial aid exceeds your Richmond charges, then you may be eligible for a refund, which can be used for other educational expenses related to your study abroad program. Contact the Student Accounts Office for information on how to obtain a refund.
The same types of assistance for which you may be considered during enrollment at Richmond are also available to you for a UR study abroad program during the fall and/or spring terms. Recipients of merit scholarships from Richmond may use their merit scholarships for a study abroad program. Financial assistance may be used for no more than two semesters abroad.
The application process varies by the type of aid for which you are applying:
The application process for educational loans is the same for a study abroad program as it is for enrollment at Richmond. Applications should be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start of the study abroad program. The following applications are required for the 2013-14 academic year.
Study Abroad Scholarships
Study abroad scholarships are available through the department of International Education.
UR Study Abroad During a Summer Term
Applications should be submitted at least eight weeks prior to the start of the Study Abroad program. The following applications are required for Summer 2013.