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Financial Aid

Northwestern financial aid may be used for participation on affiliated study abroad programs. Other scholarship opportunities or financing options may be available for students who do not receive need-based aid. Review these pages for information about the various forms of financial assistance available for study abroad.

Need-based financial aid

  • Study abroad aid package
  • International students on financial aid
  • Financial aid for non-NU charges
  • Outside scholarships

Applying for financial aid

  • Apply for aid for study abroad
  • Apply for aid from overseas

Summer scholarships

  • Global Engagement Studies Institute
  • Buffett Center for International & Comparative Studies
  • International Program Development
  • Office of Undergraduate Financial Aid
  • Outside funding and non-NU summer programs

Loans & financing options

  • Federal student loans
  • Private loans and parent loans
  • Northwestern 9PAY

Northwestern faculty/staff educational assistance

  • Dependent reduced tuition benefit for affiliated programs
  • Dependent portable tuition benefit for unaffiliated programs

Outside scholarships & funding

  • Outside scholarship information and sources
  • Study abroad funding search engines and databases