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Costs & Paying for an Internship Abroad

University of Richmond summer internships abroad are eligible for UR Summer Fellowship funding and Weinstein Summer Grant funding for travel expenses. The maximum award for Weinstein Summer Grants is $3,500, while the maximum award for UR Summer Fellowships is $4,000.

Funding Application Process

Awards may be combined following these guidelines: Internships that are both outside of the U.S. AND outside of your home country are eligible for UR Summer Fellowship funding and Weinstein Summer Grant support for travel expenses. In order to be eligible, you must submit both a UR Summer Fellowship application to one of the 5 internship funding programs and to the Weinstein Summer Grant program. Weinstein Grants are awarded on a merit basis.

Each award requires a separate application. Application deadlines for both awards appear below, along with general application deadlines for internship applications. Read each program’s application procedure and requirements carefully; only complete applications that fulfill the purpose(s) of the grant will be considered for funding.

International summer internships may be eligible for financial aid if completed for college credit. Be aware that financial aid used for a summer experience will impact overall academic year aid availability. Contact the Financial Aid office to discuss implications.

If experiencing an international summer internship is only possible with funding from one of these two awards, please contact Cheryl Genovese, Summer School manager, and Ashleigh Brock, Spider Internship Funds coordinator, as soon as possible in your planning to discuss options and timelines.

Weinstein Summer Grants

Weinstein Summer Grants are intended for original research projects and internships related to the applicant’s major(s). Applicants must attend an information session. The application is due only a few days after the internship application is due, so Weinstein Summer Grant applications will need to propose internship goals and outcomes without having a specific internship placement in mind.

UR Summer Fellowships

UR Summer Fellowships comprise eight different programs that provide funding to support students’ summer research and internship experiences. Review the application procedures and program requirements carefully to determine which UR Summer Fellowship program aligns with your desired internship experience. Applicants seeking UR Summer Fellowship funding may apply to more than one Fellowship program, if the internship aligns with the goals and requirements of more than one program. UR Summer Fellowship applications are due several weeks after the internship application, so students can describe their internship placement in detail in their UR Fellowship applications.

Application Timeline

  • ISA (Internship Partner) Application
    • Internships starting May 24: January 15, 2017
    • Internships starting June 21: February 15, 2017
  • Summer Internship Abroad: February 17, 2017
  • Weinstein Summer Grant: April 3, 2017
  • UR Summer Fellowship: April 3, 2017

Internship Costs

Without UR Internship Credit

Program fees and schedule for summer internships that do not include UR Internship credit.

Application and deposit are due February 17; 1st payment due March 17; final payment due April 17

Location Total Deposit 1st Payment Final Payment
Australia  $6,450 $300 $3,075.00 $3,075.00
Dublin  $7,150 $300 $3,425.00 $3,425.00
London  $8,295 $300 $3,997.50 $3,997.50
Madrid $7,150 $300 $3,425.00 $3,425.00
New Zealand  $6,150 $300 $2,925.00 $2,925.00
Salamanca  $6,295 $300 $2,997.50 $2,997.50
Santiago  $6,295 $300 $2,997.50 $2,997.50
Seville  $5,200* $300 $2,450.00 $2,450.00
Shanghai  $6,625 $300  $3,162.50 $3,162.50
South Korea $5,800 $300 $2,750.00 $2,750.00
Valencia  $7,800 $300 $3,137.50 $3,137.50

* Single-room accommodations available for $6,200. 1st & final payments increased by $500 each for this option.

Including UR Internship Credit

Program fees and schedule for summer internships that include UR Internship credit (separate Individual Instruction form and UR faculty arrangement required).

Application and deposit are due February 17; 1st payment due March 17; final payment due April 17

Location Total Deposit 1st Payment Final Payment
Australia $6,800  $300 $3,250 $3,250
Dublin $7,400  $300 $3,550 $3,550
London $8,500  $300 $4,100 $4,100
Madrid $7,400 $300 $3,550 $3,550
New Zealand $6,500  $300 $3,100 $3,100
Salamanca $6,700  $300 $3,200 $3,200
Santiago $6,700  $300 $3,200 $3,200
Seville  TBA  $300 TBA  TBA
Shanghai $7,000  $300 $3,350 $3,350
South Korea $6,200 $300 $2,950 $2,950
Valencia $6,900  $300 $3,300 $3,300
Additional Location- and Provider-Specific Fees
Location Placement Deposit Visa Cost
Australia $200 to ISA $365
Dublin $200 to ISA Varies
London $200 to ISA $1,200
Madrid $200 to ISA Varies
New Zealand $200 to ISA Varies
Salamanca $200 to ISA Varies
Santiago $200 to ISA Varies
Seville  TBA Varies
Shanghai $200 to ISA Varies
South Korea $200 to ISA Varies
Valencia $7,000  Varies
Refund Policy

The following policies govern payments and refunds for Summer Study AbroadSummer Internship Abroad, and Summer International Service Learning programs.

Important Notice: If someone other than you [the student] will be paying for the Summer Study Abroad or Summer Internship Abroad program, be sure to discuss your commitment and this refund policy with the other party before signing agreements in Gateway Abroad.

  1. The deposit is not refundable under any circumstances after a student's application has been accepted. If the University is unable to accept an application, it will refund all payments.
  2. If I withdraw from the Program by notifying the University in writing on or before March 1, the University will refund all fees paid, except the deposit.
  3. If I withdraw from the Program for medical reasons before April 1, and provide evidence of medical necessity from a physician, the University will refund all fees paid, except $300. If I replace myself with another student acceptable to the University, the University will refund an additional $150.
  4. If I withdraw from the Program for nonmedical reasons after March 1, but before April 1, the University will refund all fees paid, except the deposit, but only if I am able to replace myself with another student acceptable to the University.
  5. If a Program is cancelled, or if in the sole judgment of the University, a Program has been so radically changed in itinerary or curriculum that it would be unfair to require students to participate and a student elects in writing to withdraw from the Program, the University will refund all fees paid. Under these circumstances, the University will have no additional responsibility or liability to the student or his parents or guardian.
  6. After April 1, no refunds of fees will be made for any reason.

Contact Us

Office of Summer Studies
Professional & Continuing Studies
Special Programs Building
28 Westhampton Way
Univ. of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8133
Fax: (804) 289-8138
summer@richmond.edu

Monday-Friday: 8:30am–5pm
Closed for University holidays