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GAIN Travel Grant

Affording Travel For Study Abroad Just Got Easier

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Cost should not be an obstacle to study abroad

High need students can receive a GAIN Travel Grant up to $1,500 when they complete their CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by our published deadlines. 

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GAIN Travel Grant

Semester/Quarter Programs: Up to $1,500 toward airfare 
Summer and Single Block Programs: $500 toward airfare

The Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Travel Grant provides funds for flights to and from CIEE programs. To apply:

  1. Students upload their FAFSA Student Aid Report
  2. Submit a CIEE Scholarships and Grants application by October 15 (spring programs), or by April 1 (summer and fall programs). 

Students with an EFC of 10,000 or less are guaranteed a GAIN Travel Grant if they meet the criteria above.

Note: Students with an EFC higher than 10,000 are still encouraged to apply.  Consideration of these students will depend on whether funding is still available after the deadlines listed above. The GAIN Grant is a credit with our partner travel agency for airfare only and has no cash value.  If your institution covers your flights, you are not eligible for a GAIN Travel Grant.