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Education Abroad

International Programs and Services
Bechtel International Center
3601 Pacific Ave.
Stockton, CA 95211

Cost and Scholarships


Tuition: Regular Pacific Tuition
Housing: KGU: $1,600-3,700 (homestay or dorm)
Waseda: $3,700 (dorm)
Meals: Homestay: $500
Dormitory: $1,500
Books/Supplies: $320
Airfare: $1,200
Health Insurance: $140
Personal expenses: $2,000


Bridging Scholarships for Study in Japan: $2,500-$4,000 awards for semester or full year of study in Japan.  DEADLINES: Oct 10 (spring)

Japan Student Services Organization: Available for qualified international students already accepted by Japanese universities or graduate schools for a semester or year. Find more information on the JSSO website, and contact your host coordinator once you have been placed and before you go abroad.

Japanese Government Scholarships for International Students: Each year, the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, Science and Technology (Monbukagakusho) offers scholarships to international students, providing hundreds with the opportunity to live and study in Japan.

Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT): International students who are admitted to a Japanese universityfor short term study (three months to a year) and are enrolled at their home institution in a regular course of study are eligible to apply for a MEXT scholarship, in the form of a monthly stipend for the duration of study. To apply, contact your host coordinator after you have been placed, and before you go abroad.

Freeman-Asia Scholarship:  $3,000-$7,000 For students who demonstrate a financial need, provides assistance for study abroad in East or Southeast Asia.

The Fund for Education Abroad (FEA) awards scholarships of up to $10,000 for students who plan to study abroad for a full academic year; up to $5,000 for students who plan to study abroad during the fall or spring semester.  FEA gives preference to students with demonstrated financial need, and strongly encourages students to apply who represent a group that is traditionally underrepresented in education abroad. These groups include, but are not limited to first-generation college students and minority students.   DEADLINES: Jan 17 (fall), Sep 10 (spring)

Gilman International Scholarship: Pell-eligible students studying for semester or year up to $5,000.  Students should be able to articulate how their program will help them achieve their academic and professional goals.   DEADLINES: March 3 (fall), Oct 1 (spring)