Financial Assistance and Scholarships
CET is committed to increasing access to study abroad and global education experiences for high school students and makes every effort to provide awards to deserving students. All students are eligible to apply for financial assistance through their online CET accounts.
What types of assistance does CET offer?
CET has a financial assistance pool for students who demonstrate family financial need. Award amounts range from $500 to $3,000.
CET is committed to creating inclusive program environments that reflect the diversity of the world in which we live. To support this mission, this scholarship is awarded to students from racial/ethnic minority groups, students with disabilities, and gender diverse students studying with CET. Applicants should highlight how their identity, experiences, and life circumstances may bring a unique perspective and shape their time on the program. Recipients should be committed to the goals of the CET program and to advancing the values of diversity and inclusion during their study away experience and beyond.
Priority will be given to students who also demonstrate financial need. Two $1,000 awards will be given each year.
CET is committed to academic excellence and both global and local community engagement. CET offers a merit-based scholarship to students with demonstrated academic achievement, leadership experience, and community engagement. Recipients must have a GPA of 3.5 or higher and be committed to the goals and values of the CET program. Applicants should articulate how the program will further their personal and academic goals and help them have a positive impact on others now and in the future.
Two $1,000 awards will be given each year.
How do I apply?
You have access to these applications through your CET online account. We encourage you to apply for all financial assistance and scholarships for which you are eligible. Simply provide the required information and we’ll notify you about decisions based on their respective timelines (as indicated below).
Application Dates and Deadlines
Need-Based Financial Assistance
Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship
Leadership & Academic Excellence Scholarship
Early Application Discount: Students who complete their CET applications by December 1 will be eligible to receive a $250 discount off of their final program fee. This discount will be applied on their invoice if they are accepted to the program, and will be added to any other financial assistance or scholarships also awarded. Scholarship and Financial Assistance portions of the application are due February 1 and do not have to be completed by December 1 in order to receive the early application discount.
China Fieldwork Semester (Spring)
Reviewed on a rolling basis until October 15th
Paying for CET Programs
CET will post an invoice for the program fee to the student’s online CET account 2 weeks after the student has been accepted to and committed to the program.
The final invoice is posted to the student’s online CET account within two weeks of committing to the program. The invoice will not be sent to parent email addresses directly, so make sure students check the email associated with their CET account regularly.
Payment may be made by credit card or check. There is no surcharge for using a credit card.
China Fieldwork Semester
Withdrawal & Cancellation Policies
CET withdrawal and cancellation policies are outlined in the Conditions and Terms provided to the student at the time of acceptance. Students and parents should review these policies before committing to a CET program and notify CET in writing if the student chooses to cancel after commitment.