Financial Aid and Scholarships While Studying at USA

The International Study Abroad Scholarship is awarded to Hiram College students traveling abroad during the fall semester or spring semester.

The Hiram College Financial Aid Office also provides information about financial aid and scholarships while studying abroad. They can be reached at 330-569-5107.

Additional Sources

Be sure to research banking options

Opening a foreign bank account or researching U.S. banks’ policies can pay off. Visa and MasterCard charge a 1% conversion fee on international transactions and most banks add a transaction fee on top of that.¬† Depending on your card, you’ll pay a total fee of 2% to 3% of your purchase each time you buy something.

Depending on the bank, the same international transaction fees could also apply to ATM withdrawals.

You can also apply for a bank loan and some online sites are also available: