Total study abroad travel program costs
This figure is provided to you on the Faculty-Led Study Abroad Travel Program Worksheet.
Remaining Federal Direct Loan eligibility from the current academic year
To calculate this figure, go to
, add together the Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans that you accepted for the current academic year. Include loans you received from other schools during the current school year. Subtract the resulting total accepted loans from the appropriate annual Direct Loan limit according to your class standing and dependency status in the table below. It is critical that you use the correct dependency status when choosing the Annual Loan Limit in the table below. Enter the result here.
Dependency is not based on support from parents.
Nearly all undergraduate students who are under age 24 as of December 31 of the award year are considered to be dependent for federal student aid purposes.
Annual Loan Limits
Current Class Standing
Annual Loan Limit for Dependent Students
Annual Loan Limit Independent Students
Junior & Senior
In addition to the annual loan limits, there is an aggregate lifetime limit of $31,000 for dependent students, and $57,500 for independent students. Go to
www.nslds.ed.gov to find your current student loan debt..
Amount you anticipate having saved for summer quarter
This is the sum of any funds you will have saved for summer quarter such as scholarships, savings, any surplus financial aid saved from the current academic year, plus any funds your family may be providing.
Parent Plus Loan (for dependent students only)
This option is not a guarantee of funds! To be considered for this loan, your parent must be willing to take the loan (they are the borrower) and must pass a Department of Education credit check.
Private Student Loan
This option is not a guarantee of funds! This is a loan through a private lender (a bank). You must
for the loan and pass a credit check performed by the lender.
Amount you are short in funding your summer quarter faculty-led program!
Refer to notes/warnings below for important information. You have enough funding for your summer quarter faculty-led program!
Refer to notes/warnings below for important information.
Remember to print your estimator results
Apply for summer financial aid if you have remaining Direct Loan eligibility or if your parent plans to apply for the parent PLUS loan. Dependent students whose parents were denied the parent PLUS loan due to failing the credit check may be eligible for a once per year increase in their Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan. Contact the Financial Aid Department for details.
Contact International Programs and Exchanges if you have questions about your estimated cost of attendance, or the Financial Aid Department if you have eligibility questions (please have your estimator printout on hand).
There are multiple
affiliate program scholarships available to WWU students participating in specific study abroad programs, as well as an extensive list of other scholarships to consider. You can also check out some creative funding ideas which other students have used to raise additional funds for their trip.