6 in 10 study abroad students will use financial aid to study abroad.


How to plug the gap

The VIA Paris/APA Foundation aims to award grants to send the brightest, motivated students to the most immersive study abroad programs in France who otherwise, would not have the means to do so. 

Funding immersive study abroad in france

Approximate costs for one student to study abroad one semester in Paris: $29,250

The breakdown:

      $21,500  Average program and room & board fees for a premier Parisian study abroad program   

 

 

$21,500

Average program and room & board fees for a premier Parisian study abroad program

 

      $250  Textbooks and course materials                                             

 

 

$250

Textbooks and course materials                                          

 

      $1,500  Round trip flight to Paris                                                 

 

 

$1,500

Round trip flight to Paris                                              

 

      $1,500  Meals outside of board                                                     

 

 

$1,500

Meals outside of board                                                  

 

      $400  Passport and student visa fees                                          

 

 

$400

Passport and student visa fees                                       

 

      $2,000  Personal and miscellaneous expenses                                

 

 

$2,000

Personal and miscellaneous expenses                             

 

      $2,100  Program fees for a two-month summer internship           

 

 

$2,100

Program fees for a two-month summer internship        

 

      $29,250  Total study abroad expenses                                             

 

 

$29,250

Total study abroad expenses