Financial Aid and Scholarships
Students pay directly to Cal Lutheran University and retain their full financial aid package, including state and federal aid, grants, loans, and Cal Lutheran-specific scholarships, with the sole exception of work-study.
What you will see on pre-bill & student accounts
Semester at Sea
Cal Lutheran nominate two students for each semester voyage as "Cal Lutheran students,"
additional students may participate as "direct enroll students." See below for details.
|If you are nominated as a CLU student||If you are nominated as a Direct Enroll student|
You will see the below on your CLU pre-bill & student accounts.
Student pays all required program fees to the program except for the CLU registration fee. Your out-of-pocket fees will vary depending on your program.
|What you will see on pre-bill & student accounts||What you pay to host orgainzation|
|$100 Study Abroad Enrollment Fee||
All required program fees.
Faculty-Led Programs and Travel Seminars
|What you will see on pre-bill & student accounts|
The Office of Education Abroad (OEA) endowed scholarship was created by the alumni
board to help more undergraduate students study abroad. Scholarship amounts vary
from $250 to $1,500 and are awarded based on financial need, merit, and goals of study
away. All applicants for each term are automatically considered for OEA scholarship.
You do not need to submit a separate application.
Host Program Scholarships
We highly encourage all program participants to apply for grants & scholarships that may be offered by host organization/programs. See below for applicable program scholarships.
These scholarships are available for students interested in study away. They are not affiliated with California Lutheran University. Please review each scholarship for eligiblity and application information.
Resources for Budget Planning
Budgets will vary widely depending on your individual spending habits. Strategies such as cooking at home will help you manage your spending, but you'll also want to be realistic.
Cost of Living Calculation