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Financial Aid

Your RIT and federal financial aid is likely to apply to this program as long as you maintain full time student status (12 credit hours) while studying abroad at RIT Dubai. If you are maintaing half time status while abroad (6 credit hours), you may be eligible to use your federal financial aid.

Once you receive a budget worksheet for studying abroad at RIT Dubai, you must make an appointment with your financial aid advisor to go over the costs and how your financial aid will be applied.


Scholarship deadlines tend to be early so apply for scholarships early in your study abroad application process!

Scholarship funding for study abroad may be available through these departments/colleges at RIT:

  • RIT Education Abroad Travel Grants - you will have the option to opt in for possible scholarship funding when you complete the study abroad application on the Compass.
  • Honors Program - Kerrie Bondi, [email protected]
  • College of Liberal Arts - contact LaVerne McQuiller Williams, [email protected]
  • Saunders College of Business - contact Hillary McCormick, [email protected]
  • College of Engineering - contact Amy Neufeglise, [email protected]
  • College of Engineering Technology - contact Nykki Matthews, [email protected]

National Study Abroad Scholarships:

More study abroad scholarship opportunities can be found by using the search tool at

The RIT Education Abroad office has a study abroad scholarship advisor who can help you write competitive scholarship application essays. Email [email protected] to meet with a scholarship advisor.