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Global Seminar Fees

All fees subject to change. See http://summer.ucsd.edu/tuition/tuition.html for current tuition and campus-based fees.

  UCSD Other UC Non-UC
Program Cost:
(includes $500 administrative fee)
$5,792.32 $5,792.32 $5,792.32
Estimated Tuition and Campus-Based Fees:
$2,351.10 $2,481.10 $3,083.10
(not including airfare or personal expenses)
$8,143.42 $8,273.42 $8,875.42

Budget Sheet

2018 Geneva budget sheet (PDF)


All fees are subject to change without notice.

Registration, course fees, and schedules are determined by the Governor, Legislature, and Board of Regents. For more information about UC fees and budget situation, please consult the UC website. All University of California, San Diego students are charged campus-based fees as part of their registration/course fees (University Center, Recreation Facility, ICA Student Activity fees). For specific fee information, please visit: UCSD Summer Session website.

Funding Options

More than half of the students participating in UC San Diego Global Seminars receive financial aid, and there are also a range of scholarships available. You should take the initiative to figure out how you will pay for your program before you even apply. Below is a list of resources to help you research your financial options.

Financial aid

  • For UCSD students
  • For non-UCSD students, financial aid will be processed through your home university*

Note: Many universities on the semester system require students to receive 6 semester units (9 quarter units) during the summer in order to be eligible for financial aid. UCSD Global Seminar coursework is worth 8 quarter units. Check with your Financial Aid Office about this requirement.


  • UCSD summer financial aid includes a $2,300 summer grant for students with financial need. 
  • UCSD students will automatically be considered for a $1,000 Betty Tate Grant when you apply for summer financial aid.
  • Contact the Financial Aid Office to find out if Pell grants will be available in summer 2018.


These are the most common scholarships for Global Seminar participants.

Scholarship Name Award Amount Description
Global Seminars Scholarship $1,500
  • For UC San Diego students applying to a Global Seminar
  • Deadline: February 1
  • See the online application form here. Login with your UCSD single sign-on.
OASIS Scholarship $2,000
  • For current or former participants in the OASIS Learning Communities
  • Rolling application - apply for the scholarship first, then complete the Global Seminar application
  • See the online application form here. Login with your UCSD single sign-on.
Lytle Scholarship Up to $2,500
  • For Preuss School graduates applying to a Global Seminar
  • Deadline: April 3, 2018
  • Application available on the Study Abroad website beginning February 1, 2018
Friends of the International Center $1,500
  • For UCSD students only
  • 3.3 minimum GPA
  • Deadline: April 3, 2018
  • Application available on the Study Abroad website beginning February 1, 2018
Stephen P. L'Italien Memorial Scholarship $1,000
  • For students active in the UCSD LGBTQ community
  • Must return to UCSD for at least one quarter after program
  • Deadline: February 5, 2018
  • See the LGBT Resource Center for application instructions
Eleanor Roosevelt College $500 - $1,000
  • For ERC students
  • Deadline: April 15, 2018 by 4:30 pm
  • See ERC Website
Revelle College $500 - $1,000
Sixth College TBA
Marshall College $1,000
Muir College TBA
Warren College TBA
Fund for Education Abroad $1,250
  • Must be a US citizen, permanent resident
  • Preference for non-traditional destination and/or students underrepresented in education abroad
  • Deadline: January 17, 2018
  • See Fund for Education Abroad website
Gilman Scholarship Up to $5,000
  • Must be a US citizen
  • Must be a Pell Grant recipient at time of application
  • Deadline: March 6, 2018
  • See Gilman Scholarship website
Hostelling International Travel Scholarships $2,000
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Age 18 - 30
  • Deadline: May 1, 2018
  • See the Hostelling International website
Diversity Network Summer Scholarship $500
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
  • Be willing to share your experiences abroad with the DiversityAbroad.com community
  • Deadline: April 7, 2018
  • See the Diversity Abroad website

The general study abroad scholarships page contains a list of scholarship search engines for outside scholarships.

See a list of upcoming financial aid and scholarship workshops (PDF).

Other fundraising ideas

Get in touch with UCSD Global Seminars

Study Abroad UC San Diego
University Center 409
9500 Gilman Drive #0095
La Jolla, California 92093-0095
Phone: (858) 534-1123
Email: globalseminar@ucsd.edu
VAC: http://vac.ucsd.edu

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