Yale’s estimate of what a student could earn from wages earned during the summer. For more information, including the amounts for different types of students, visit our page on understanding the Student Effort or our Student Effort FAQs.
Most non-Canadian international students do not have an expected Student Share, unless the student has significant assets.
Outside merit scholarships may be used to cover the Student Share if they exceed the Student Campus Employment Option amount. Students may also choose to take out loans to cover their Student Share For more information, see Scholarships and Grants and Loan Options under Types of Aid and Other Financial Resources.