Program Fees & Finanical Aid

Program Fee: $4,430

Program Fee Includes:

Round-trip airfare, transportation in India, entrance fees, accommodations, and some meals. Study away student fee and basic medical insurance; separated costs not available.

Program Fee Excludes:

Passport, ground transportation in Springfield, most meals, Visa fees, ground transportation for personal excursions, incidentals/misc personal expenses, and souvenirs. $342 Missouri State University-West Plains tuition for 3 hours of undergraduate credit. Both Missouri residents and non-residents pay the Missouri resident per-credit-hour tuition rate, per University policy.

Online applications are due by February 20, 2015.

A nonrefundable deposit of $665 will be billed to your student account. To apply, please:

  • Visit the Study Away website at
  • Choose Apply Now
  • Search for a Program (under Apply for a Study Away Program)
  • Choose Simple Search
  • Type India under Program Name
  • Choose India: Encountering and Contesting Development
  • Choose Apply Now

Scholarship Eligibility & Financial Aid

Students may apply for the College of Humanities and Public Affairs Study Away scholarship. Applications are due to the study away office by April 10, 2015. Please see the scholarship page on the study away website. Additionally, students who receive financial aid may apply aid to this program. Contact the office of financial aid at (417) 836-5262 for more information.