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The biggest myth is that studying abroad is always extremely expensive and wouldn't be worth the cost. I found that there are many opportunities and scholarships that you can seek out, which alleviated the cost of my program.

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Ivy L. Gilman Recipient | Operations Management & Business Analytics, Economics, Finance | UMD-Summer: New Zealand Read Ivy's story

Studying abroad is a significant investment in your future and it doesn’t have to be financially out-of-reach. 

Did you know:


available in scholarship funding available each year through Education Abroad!
of undergraduate students study abroad during their time at UMD
1 in 4
UMD Gilman applicants are selected to receive the award

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Understand the costs of your program

As with any investment, you should aim to understand the cost of study abroad. Visit our Cost of Attendance page for a breakdown of fees across program type.

Cost of Attendance
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Understand how your financial aid applies

With proper planning, financial aid may be used towards your study abroad program costs. Visit our Financial Aid page for more information.

Financial Aid
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Apply for additional scholarship funding

You could be eligible for thousands of dollars in scholarships. Read more about eligibility requirements, application procedures, and award amounts.

UMD Education Abroad Scholarship
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