What happens to my GS scholarship if I study abroad?

What happens to my GS scholarship if I study abroad?

Students attending a Columbia University-sponsored study abroad programs may have their GS scholarship and federal financial aid applied to their balance for the program.  However, students attending a Columbia University-approved study abroad programs are limited to certain federal financial aid via a Consortium Agreement.  

GS instutitional aid and federal campus-based is not awarded for those student attending a Columbia University-approved study abroad program.

Students are advised make an appointment to meet with a financial aid advisor in the Office of Educational Financing before beginning their studies abroad.

For more information on study abroad programs, including the distinction between Columbia-sponsored and Columbia-approved programs, see the Study Abroad section of the GS website.