This immersive program's fee includes group-flight airfare, program administration, housing, some meals, international health insurance, entrances to course-related excursions and site visits, simultaneous interpreting, and local transportation. You must also budget for the required visa and COVID-19 vaccination including any required boosters, passport and passport photos, some additional meals, textbooks, independent travel, and miscellaneous living expenses. Proof of COVID-19 immunization is required to be eligible for this program.
2024 program cost: $4818
Tuition for Undergraduate students: full-time students (students who are enrolled in a minimum of 13 credits for the spring 2024 semester not counting this course) will not be charged extra tuition. Students who are enrolled in 12 or fewer credits for spring 2024 will be charged the cost for up to 3 credits.
For graduate students, fee structure needs to be addressed on an individual basis.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Visit Financial Information for information on using financial aid and scholarships for study abroad.
There are scholarships available for this program through Learning Abroad as well as the Institute on the Environment (IonE) through the Ecolab Scholars program. Please do apply as soon as possible for aid, which requires evidence of your financial need.
Award: Up to $2500 (depending on financial need)
Priority Deadline: October 1, 2023
Final Deadline: October 15, 2023
Ecolab Scholarships for Learning Abroad are intended to:
Ease the financial barrier to study abroad for students with significant financial need.
Provide assurance of funding earlier in the process and encourage early financial planning.
Increase representation of economically disadvantaged students on study abroad programs.
This opportunity is only available to undergraduate students at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities campus.
The application for this scholarship is embedded in the IonE Supplemental Application form.
Before you apply to or confirm your participation on this program, review the Learning Abroad Center's Cancellation Policy to inform yourself of the timeline and financial obligations for canceling.