Dates + Fees

Summer 2020 Dates

Sunday, June 28 - Students arrive in Israel

Monday, July 27 - Students depart from Israel


Space is limited and students are encouraged to apply early . The Office of Study Away reserves the right to modify, suspend, or cancel any Trinity sponsored study away program that is under-enrolled.

Summer 2020 Fees

Comprehensive Program Fee: $7150 and includes tuition (2 credits), accomodations, some meals, excursions and comprehensive medical and security insurance.  Airfare is NOT included and is at the expense of the participant.


Financial Assistance

Trinity College students who receive financial aid during the regular academic year are eligible for limited scholarship support for summer courses/institutes.   

Students are also encouraged to explore these other options:

ASOR Fellowships for Excavation Participants:

Waldbaum Field School Scholarships:

Biblical Archaeology Society Dig Scholarships:

For students attending a university/college located in Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Connecticut.

Women, check your home state:

Education Financial Aid (IEFA) International Scholarships

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for students with Pell Grants

Institute of International Education

Rainbow Scholarship, for LGBT students

Fund for Education Abroad


Cancellation Policy

I.    Notice of Voluntary Withdrawal
Notice of voluntary withdrawal from a Trinity College study away program must be made by the traveler, in writing, ad sent electronically, to the respective study away advisor in the Trinity College Office of Study Away (OSA). The date of withdrawal will be determined by the date on which the OSA receives notice.

II.    Refunds
a.    Refunds can only be made to the person whose name appears on the student account; payments cannot be transferred to another account.
b.    In order to qualify for refunds in accordance with Trinity College’s standard cancellation policy, the students account must be up to date.
c.    Students who withdraw from their study away program (voluntarily or per college requirement) after confirming their participation on the program will forfeit the $500 deposit and any other expenses incurred by the program on their behalf.  This amount will be charged to the student’s account.
d.    Students who are required by Trinity College to withdraw from the program for disciplinary reasons after the start date will not receive any refund.
e.    Room, meal and excursion charges may be partially refundable depending on the program and when official withdrawal occurs.
f.    International insurance is refundable for remaining days left of the program after official withdrawal occurs.
III.    Refund Schedule
If official withdrawal occurs after classes begin, the following schedule reflects the amount of tuition and fees that will be refunded:
First and second week   80%
Third week                            60%
Fourth week                         40%
Fifth week                             20%
After fifth week                    0%
Wherever possible, the Trinity College Study Away Withdrawal and Refund Policy reflects the college’s refund policy on campus ( ).