Study Abroad

As a four-year public institution that underwent a mission transformation from a two-year community college to a four-year state college during the 2008-09 academic year, the College of Coastal Georgia, as part of its new institutional strategic plan, has made a commitment to promote internationalization of the curriculum; advocate for programs of study that prepare students to be globally competent; and identify international and intercultural educational opportunities for faculty and staff.



Institutional Financial SupporT

Once you identify the study abroad courses you plan to enroll in with your advisor's permission, please contact the Office of Financial Aid to schedule a counseling meeting to determine if you are eligible for financial aid, including Pell Grant, Federal Direct Loans (Subsidized and Unsubsidized Stafford Loans and PLUS loans), and/or HOPE Scholarship, to use towards payment of your study abroad program.

CCGA students are encouraged to apply for a CCGA study abroad scholarship through the Office of International Education, regardless of the study abroad program they intend to participate in. Awards will be determined based on the quality of the student’s application and academic record. All funding will be posted as tuition credit to the student's account. The fall 2018 application deadline is August 1.

You can reach the Office of Financial Aid by phone at 912.279.5722 or by email at finaid@ccga.edu.


External Financial Support

Please review the online directory with detailed information on hundreds of scholarships, grants, and fellowships available for undergraduate study outside of the United States through

Other useful links A free searchable database of scholarships and awards for international study abroad.

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