Costs are a factor when considering a program. For more information about the cost of studying at the Steger Center:

  • Click this link to go to the Global Education Office page that displays all Steger Center programs
  • Select your program of interest
  • Click the link for "Budget Sheets" (found right above the orange "Fact Sheet" bar)

Individual departments or colleges may offer specific scholarships for study abroad. Students should check with their program to learn more about possible options.

In addition to general study abroad scholarships, the Global Education Office has partnered with University Scholarships and Financial Aid to help relieve the financial burden by making available three scholarships to students participating in semester-long study abroad programs at the Steger Center.

The Steger Center International Scholarship

  • Funds in the form of tuition and fee waivers
  • No application is necessary (students are automatically considered)
  • There must be FAFSA-demonstrated financial need to be considered  
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (a minimum of 12 VT credits)

The Steger Center Room and Board Fund

  • Funds assist with paying for the room cost at the Steger Center 
  • A brief application is necessary 
  • No FAFSA-demonstrated financial need is necessary to be considered  
  • Student must be enrolled full-time (a minimum of 12 VT credits)

Nyfeler Scholarship for Steger Center (Note: The Nyfeler Scholarship will not be available for Spring 2019)  

  • Funds are made available to enhance the Steger Center experience and to provide support for student expenses.
  • Amount: $1,000
  • Requirements:
    • Student must be attending a study abroad program at the Steger Center in Riva San Vitale, Switzerland for fall or spring semester
    • Student must identify a project or activity that will enhance his or her Steger experience; a proposal must be submitted
    • Student must send a "thank you" to Mr. Nyfeler which speaks to his or her time and experience in Riva, and which explains the project demonstrating the impact made by these funds

Annual application deadlines (Room and Board Fund and Nyfeler)

  • Spring semester programs: September 6
  • Fall semester programs: February 6

Applications for each cycle will open 6 weeks before the deadline and be made available online to study abroad applicants for semester programs hosted at the Steger Center.

Questions related to the Steger Center scholarships may be directed to Marielle Wijnands.