Financial Aid & Scholarships
Financial Aid Available for Study Abroad:
- FC Financial Aid Office
- In Person: Building 100, First Floor
- By Phone: (714) 992-7091
FC Financial Aid advisor, Jose Alacraz, can help you with your Study Abroad financial aid questions. Email him at: JAlcaraz@fullcoll.edu
Note: All Financial Aid for our Study Abroad Programs comes from Fullerton College. If you are a student who is receiving financial aid from a school other than Fullerton College. You must switch your primary school to Fullerton on your FAFSA form the semester before you leave.
G.I. Bill Information, contact:
- The Veterans’ Resource Center
- In Person: FC/Room 518
- By Phone: (714) 992-7102
For Information Purposes Only: Students are responsible for their own financing.
- Step One: Make a budget. How much money are you going to need?
- Step Two: Go to Financial Aid office and see how much money is available for a summer or spring program
- Step Three: Look for Scholarships
- Step Four: Look for Crowdfunding sites, such as gofundme.com
- Step Five: Look for other sources of money
- General Websites:
- Your religious, fraternal, and civic organizations.
- Your family, friends, co-workers
- Crowd sourcing sites like gofundme.com
Pell Grant Recipient:
The Gilman Scholarship is the largest Study Abroad scholarship out there. If you are a Pell Grant Recipient you can apply for the Gilman Scholarship and receive up to $5,000. If you are interested in learning more about applying for the Gilman Scholarship, contact the Study Abroad Coordinator, Doug Eisner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• http://www.studyabroad.com/scholarships.aspx Over 145 links to scholarships applicable to study abroad
• http://www.iie.org/en/Programs/Gilman-Scholarship-Program Open to students who are Pell Grant eligible
• http://www.diversitynetwork.org/scholarships $500 scholarships for US students studying abroad with member institutions
• http://www.studyabroadfunding.org/index.asp A search database for study abroad scholarships
• https://www.scholarships.com/scholarship-search.aspx A search database for college scholarships
• http://www.studentscholarships.org/ The largest scholarship search database on the internet
• http://www.internationalscholarships.com/ A search database for study abroad scholarships
• http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/ A student guide to financial aid and scholarships
• http://www.fastweb.com/college-scholarships A student guide to financial aid and scholarships