Cost & Scholarships

Study Abroad Merit Scholarship

ACT awards a $1,000 merit scholarship applicable towards the semester's tuition to study abroad students who have reached sophomore status at their home institution and have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.6/4.0.  Accepted students will be given the opportunity to apply for the scholarship by sending their most recent transcript to the admissions office. Merit aid scholarships are available during the fall and spring semesters.

To confirm eligibility, please email Roula Lebetli, Director of Admissions, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Hellenic-American Scholarship

Hellenic-American scholarships are available during the fall and spring semesters.

ACT awards scholarships that cover half tuition to eligible Hellenic American applicants. The award does not include housing, orientation, field trips and study abroad fees.

Deadline for Fall 2020 students: June 1, 2020

Eligibility guidelines/application procedures are as follows:

  • Acceptance to the ACT study abroad program
  • Proof of enrollment as a full time student at an accredited institution in the United States or Canada
  • Proof of Greek descent
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of Hellenic-American Scholarship Application Form

Study Abroad Program Fees

Additional Costs & Fees 

Housing Deposit: $300

ACT follows a first come first serve housing policy. By sending in your housing application and deposit fee, you reserve your room. The deposit is refunded at the end of the successful completion of the semester, less any fees for additional expenses or damages.

Estimated Personal Living Costs:

  • Food: 250€  - 300€ / month
  • Local Transportation: 30€ - 80€ / month
  • Entertainment: 100€ - 150€ / month
  • Books and Supplies:  50€ - 150€

Visa Costs: $120 approx.

Visa must be obtained prior to departure from the US.  The application and fee are submitted directly to the Greek Embassy/Consulate nearest to you. The fee may vary by Embassy. Contact the Greek Embassy nearest to you.

Greek Residence Permit Costs:  

  • 20€ for passport photos with CD
  • 169€ Residence permit fee for 1 year
  • 120€ for insurance policy by a Greek provider valid for 1 year (duration of residence permit)
  • 400€ Bank deposit to open the Greek National bank account. The money is yours to keep.

Visa & Residence Permit Overview

Note: Application for the permit takes place in Greece after arrival.


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