Study Tours Pierce College Study Tours are an affordable two-week option for students with busy work schedules or family obligations. Study Abroad Trips The Washington State Community College Consortium for Study Abroad (WCCCSA) offers study abroad opportunities that are usually four weeks to a quarter. How to Apply Learn how to apply for a Study Abroad trip or tour. Financial Aid for Study Abroad Students who qualify for financial aid may use loan or grant awards for study abroad. Awards may be used to pay program fees, tuition, and/or personal expenses. Travel Tips You will enjoy your time abroad more fully if you get to know the customs and culture of your chosen country before you go.