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You are eligible for financial aid as long as you are registered for units related to the study abroad program (such as the Winter Term Study Abroad, International Professional Service Semester, or DPMI Plus). You can also have your financial aid increased to cover airfare and living expenses. For the summer term, you must be enrolled in at least 3 units such as through DPMIPlus or a directed study (This option might be an additional expense). For the winter term, you must be enrolled in at least 1 approved credit with a full spring load (minimum 12 credits).
There are no limitations for international students enrolling in programs managed by the Monterey Institute. However, while the Institute may provide guidance for procuring proper visas, it is the responsibility of the student to manage his/her documentation. External internships and fellowships unrelated to the Institute vary in their requirements, so please inquire prior to submitting your internship application.
Language requirements vary from program to program. While some require no prior ability, others stipulate fluency. Please check with the program's webpages for language requirements.
Learn more about how to search for internships by visiting the Jobs and Internships webpage.