Funding and Payment
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Harvard College students
Harvard College students are eligible to apply for funding through the Office of Career Services (OCS), as well as a variety of centers on campus. All Harvard Summer School study abroad programs qualify for funding through the OCS Summer Study Abroad Grant.
Consult the Harvard College Funding Sources Database for more information on all sources of funding. Consider dropping in for information on summer international experiences (including funding) Monday through Friday, from 2 to 4 pm, at OCS.
Deadlines. The OCS Summer Study Abroad Grant is a separate application.
To apply for any study abroad funding:
- Provide budget information (sample budgets will be available on individual program webpages in December)
- Submit an application through the Centralized Application for Research and Travel (CARAT) and supplementary documents to the relevant center, if necessary. Additional information on the funding application process is available through CARAT.
Also see the Harvard College Financial Aid Office summer school page for information about loan assistance.
For more information
Contact the Summer International Experience Office in the Office of Career Services.
Students at other schools
Assistance for students at other Harvard University schools may be available through the financial aid offices of individual schools.
Students enrolled at other institutions should consult their financial aid offices.
Sample budgets will be available on individual program webpages in December.
Harvard Summer School online services allows accepted students to make deposits and full payments with a valid credit card. Deposit amounts will be listed on this page. Harvard College students who receive funding will see awards posted to their student account in early April. If you are not a Harvard College student and you expect to receive outside funding, please contact the Summer School Student Financial Services Office.
If payment cannot be made online, students can also mail payment, along with a completed study abroad payment form, to:
Student Financial Services
Harvard Summer School
51 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone: (617) 495-4293
Payment deadlines and amounts
For those admitted to a study abroad program, a nonrefundable deposit must be received by March 25 to secure a place in the program.
Payment in full is due by May 20. A late fee will be charged for payments received after this date.
- Buenos Aires, Argentina: $700
- Beijing, China: $575
- Shanghai, China: $775
- Prague, Czech Republic: $750
- Dominican Republic: $650
- Cambridge, England: $775
- Oxford, England: $775
- Aix-en-Provence, France: $750
- Paris, France: $775
- Berlin, Germany: $800
- Munich, Germany: $775
- Olympia and Nafplio, Greece: $700
- Bangalore, India: $525
- Ashkelon, Israel: $600
- Jerusalem, Israel: $650
- Trento, Italy: $775
- Venice, Italy: $775
- Kyoto, Japan: $775
- Tokyo, Japan: $550
- Yokohama, Japan: $550
- Kisumu, Kenya: $750
- Seoul, Korea: $700
- San Jose de Moro, Peru: $650
- Scandinavia: $775
- South Africa: $950
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