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Program Budget Sheets

Killam Fellowships Program


Budget Sheet for Spring 2020

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: Varies

Cost to remain at Vanderbilt: $36,574

The estimated total cost includes all aspects of the study abroad experience. Tuition, housing, meals, airfare, visa fees, books/supplies, local transportation, and personal expenses are included in this estimate. These fees may be paid to Vanderbilt or to third parties; see the estimates for each of these categories below.

This program is estimated to cost a variable amount less than a semester on campus at Vanderbilt.

Fees Paid to Vanderbilt University

Students pay Vanderbilt tuition for each term abroad (read more). Fees paid to Vanderbilt University will be typically be billed according to the Office of Student Account's regular schedule for the term. Any Vanderbilt financial aid you normally receive will be automatically applied to your account, as it is when you are on campus (except for work study, which cannot be used abroad).

Tuition $25,400
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $25,650

Estimated Out of Pocket Costs

These are the fees GEO estimates you will pay to parties other than Vanderbilt. These may be paid to the program partner, to airlines, foreign governments, retailers, and/or other parties.

Meals Stipend
Housing Stipend
Visa/Residence Permit Varies
Books/Supplies Varies
Local Transportation Varies
Personal Expenses Varies
Airfare Varies
Total Paid Out of Pocket Varies

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: You will pay Vanderbilt tuition. The administrative fee covers Vanderbilt's mandatory international health insurance. Students pay housing and meals directly to the host university or to third parties, and receive stipends from the Killam Foundation to offset these costs.

Please note the following regarding the estimated out-of-pocket costs listed above:

  • The Killam Fellowship Program offers direct exchange enrollment with various universities in Canada; costs will vary with location.
  • Killam provides a $5,000 (US dollars) stipend for living expenses, a $250 (Canadian dollars) stipend for health insurance, and an $800 (Canadian dollars) stipend for travel within Canada. We expect most housing and personal costs to be covered by these stipends, but students should make their own estimates as they develop their shortlist of schools. See Killam Fellowships for more information.
In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.

Killam Fellowships Program


Budget Sheet for Fall 2019

Total Estimated Cost to Study Abroad: Varies

Cost to remain at Vanderbilt: $36,574

The estimated total cost includes all aspects of the study abroad experience. Tuition, housing, meals, airfare, visa fees, books/supplies, local transportation, and personal expenses are included in this estimate. These fees may be paid to Vanderbilt or to third parties; see the estimates for each of these categories below.

This program is estimated to cost a variable amount less than a semester on campus at Vanderbilt.

Fees Paid to Vanderbilt University

Students pay Vanderbilt tuition for each term abroad (read more). Fees paid to Vanderbilt University will be typically be billed according to the Office of Student Account's regular schedule for the term. Any Vanderbilt financial aid you normally receive will be automatically applied to your account, as it is when you are on campus (except for work study, which cannot be used abroad).

Tuition $25,400
Program Fee $0
Administrative Fee $250
Total Paid to Vanderbilt $25,650

Estimated Out of Pocket Costs

These are the fees GEO estimates you will pay to parties other than Vanderbilt. These may be paid to the program partner, to airlines, foreign governments, retailers, and/or other parties.

Meals $0
Housing $0
Visa/Residence Permit $0
Books/Supplies $0
Local Transportation $0
Personal Expenses $0
Airfare $0
Total Paid Out of Pocket Varies

Key Details

Included in fees paid to Vanderbilt University: You will pay Vanderbilt tuition. The administrative fee covers Vanderbilt's mandatory international health insurance. Students pay housing and meals directly to the host university or to third parties, and receive stipends from the Killam Foundation to offset these costs.

Please note the following regarding the estimated out-of-pocket costs listed above:

  • The Killam Fellowship Program offers direct exchange enrollment with various universities in Canada; costs will vary with location.
  • Killam provides a $5,000 (US dollars) stipend for living expenses, a $250 (Canadian dollars) stipend for health insurance, and an $800 (Canadian dollars) stipend for travel within Canada. We expect most housing and personal costs to be covered by these stipends, but students should make their own estimates as they develop their shortlist of schools. See Killam Fellowships for more information.
In addition to the costs above, you should also maintain your health insurance coverage in your home country in case of medical emergency.