International Student Funding Options

Resources Within the US

International Resources

 

Resources Within the US

General Funding Guidelines and Overseas Education Resources

Name Prospective Recipients General Information
Institute of International Education (IIE) Undergraduate & Graduate Students A private nonprofit organization which creates programs of study and training for students, educators and professionals from all sectors.
Funding for US Study Undergraduate & Graduate Students Extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). It includes all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.
NAFSA Association of International Educators Undergraduate & Graduate Students An organization promoting international education and providing professional development opportunities to the field.
InternationalStudent.com Undergraduate & Graduate Students A leading resource with information on international student loans, student health insurance, international calling cards, and  scholarship tools. It provides useful advice pages for studying in the US, as well as a dedicated study abroad center for US students who want to travel abroad.
Education USA Undergraduate & Graduate Students A global network of more than 400 advising centers on education in the US supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) Undergraduate & Graduate Students A premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for U.S. and international students wishing to study abroad.
eduPASS Undergraduate & Graduate Students Information for international students who are thinking about pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or professional education in the United States or who already are in the United States.
 

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Resources Within the University of Chicago

Name Prospective Recipients General Information
Admissions and Aid Undergraduate & Graduate Students Information about academic programs and financial aid.
Financing Your Education Graduate Students Resources for graduate and professional students seeking to fund their education or receive fellowships for various projects.
The Student Loan Administration Office (SLA) Graduate Students The Student Loan Administration Office helps graduate students fund their education through loans and work-study programs.
University of Chicago Student Employment Undergraduate & Graduate Students A list of available jobs on and off-campus. Depending on your visa type and status you will be able to work on campus even if you are an international student.
Chicago Booth Financial Aid Full-Time MBA Students Chicago Booth is committed to providing financing opportunities for all students regardless of citizenship status and offers a loan program to international students with no US cosigners. International students who have US cosigners have multiple private loan options.

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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards

Type of Support Name Level of Studies Supported General Information
Fellowships and Scholarships 2014 List of Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships That Do NOT Require Proof of U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency All This comprehensive document includes a list of scholarships and fellowships and a very useful guide for applying for fellowships/scholarships in the U.S.
Note: some of the listed fellowships/scholarships are non-applicable to UChicago students.

Loans

AAMC Financing Your Medical Education Graduate Students A series of programs to assist students in managing loans and preparing for future financial stability within the medical field. Deadlines vary.
Fellowships and Awards Albright Institute Fellowships Graduate Students Offers up to $330,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients who will live at the Albright Institute throughout the fellowship year and study a specific field in archaeology, history, Bible studies, etc. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship Alexander Graham Bell College Scholarship Program Undergraduate & Graduate Students Awards students who were diagnosed with hearing loss before the age of seven a merit-based scholarship ranging from $1,000-$10,000. Deadline: mid-March.
Fellowship Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship Graduate Students Available for individuals interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration and community engagement. Deadline: mid-March
Award All-USA College Academic Team Undergraduate Students A recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates. Each recipient recieves a trophy and a $2,500 cash award. Deadline: late-November.
Fellowship Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation) Graduate Students A fellowship for women pursuing PhD in science and engineering, especially aerospace-related. Fellowships carry a stipend of $10,000; approximately 35 are awarded annually. Deadline: mid-November.
Scholarship American Architectural Foundation and Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship Undergraduate Students Awards a traveling fellowship to London to students in graduate degree programs in the history of art, architecture etc. The maximum amount is $5000 and is determined by evaluation of financial need information provided by the student and the school. Deadline: March 1
Fellowship and Grants American Association for University Women Graduate Students Offers project grants as well as study fellowships in a wide range of disciplines to international women students. Deadlines vary.
Fellowships and Scholarships American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers fellowships and scholarships to support  excavations and participation in the ASOR Annual Meeting. Through our affiliated overseas research centers, financial support is provided for research in Cyprus, Jerusalem, and Jordan.
Award American Association of the History of Medicine Graduate Students Awards up to $1,000 to a graduate student working in the field of the History of Medicine. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship American Nuclear Society (ANS) Graduate Scholarships Undergraduate Students A series of scholarships (ranging from $1,000- $2500) to help students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear science and technology. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) Undergraduate & Graduate Students These scholarships are awarded for undergraduate and graduate students in a field related to international agriculture.
Fellowships Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Undergraduate and graduate scholarships for female students enrolled in STEM fields programs Non-U.S. citizens enrolled in U.S. institution are also eligible.
Fellowship Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program Undergraduate & Graduate Students A short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history.
Fellowship Dumbarton Oaks Fellowships Graduate Students Offers fellowships to students in the field of Byzantine, Pre-Columbian or Garden and Landscape Studies. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship BMI Student Awards Undergraduate & Graduate Students A series of scholarships, awards and fellowships for various music and art related programs. Restrictions maye apply. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship Campus Compact Awards Programs Undergraduate Students A series of scholarship awards based on civic and community engagement. Deadlines and award amounts vary.
Paid Internship Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellow Program Undergraduate Students A year-long paid internship in international affairs at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace in Washington DC for graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Deadline: mid-January.
Funding Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) Summer Fellowship Undergraduate Students Offers funding for a 10-week program in which selected undergraduate students conduct independent research. Student recipients of this competitive fellowship will receive a stipend of $3,500 and also will be provided housing at no cost in a double-occupancy dormitory on campus. Deadline: mid-February.
Paid Internship Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Undergraduate Students Full and part-time internships in the fall, spring and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Deadlines: late August (Fall), late November (Spring), mid-March (Summer).
Paid Internship Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program Undergraduate & Graduate Students Internships in public policy located in Washington, DC, and at state-based policy organizations across the country featuring a $4,500 stipend. Applicants must be students or recent graduates and eligible to work in the U.S. Deadline: March.
Funding Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Graduate Students Offers funding to PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences who are writing dissertations on topics involving ethical or religious values. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the United States. Deadline: mid-November.
Fellowship Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program Graduate Students Three-month fellowships to engage graduate science, social, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the creation of science and technology policy. Stipend of $8,240 is provided during the fellowship period. Deadlines: Mid-November (Fall), Mid-April (Winter/Spring).
Scholarship DAAD Annual Grants Undergraduate & Graduate Students Various scholarships supporting a degree or research in Germany. Deadlines vary.
Grants Davis-Putter Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Need-based grants (up to $10,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community. Deadline: April 1.
Fellowship Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Funding and support to social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change. A stipend up to $90,000 is paid over two years. Deadline: December: January.
Scholarship Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Funding opportunities (up to $ 5000) for studies in Document Management and Graphic Communication. Deadline: early May.
Award Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Undergraduate Students An essay contest for full-time undergraduate juniors or seniors. Requires a faculty advisor. Prizes range from $500 - $5,000. Deadline: early December.
Award Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists Undergraduate & Graduate Students A $15,000-18,000 (Canadian) award for talented and promising artists. No deadline.
Scholarship Environmental Research and Education Foundation Graduate Students A foundation that recognizes excellence in environmental research and education. Must demonstrate clear interest in solid waste management research. Doctoral and post-doctoral scholarships are awarded up to $12,000 per year, and can be extended for up to 3 years from the initial award date. Master’s scholarships are awarded up to $5,000 per year and can be extended for up to 2 years from the initial award date.
Grants Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers $500- 5,000 grants in support of exploration and field research. Deadline: early November.
Scholarship Fulbright Undergraduate & Graduate Students Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship HENAAC Scholars Program Undergraduate Students Scholarships to Hispanic students who major in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM).
Stipend Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships Undergraduate Students Supports college graduates to serve 6 – 9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC while receiving a stipend. Deadline: early October (Spring), early January (Fall).
Scholarship Humane Studies Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Multiple scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies. More than 100 fellowships from $2,000 to $15,000 are awarded annually.
Fellowship IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Undergraduate & Graduate Students Fellowships for students and scholars whose lives are in danger in their home countries.
Fellowship International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) Graduate Students Distributes up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions outside the US. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. Deadline: early November.
Scholarship ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Various scholarships for students demonstrating outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. Scholarship awards support tuition and related expenses and research activities and initiatives. Deadline: mid-February.
Scholarship J. W. Saxe Memorial Fund Undergraduate & Graduate Students Annual prize up to $2,000 scholarship to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public and civil service. The award is meant to enable the student to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Deadline: early April.
Scholarship Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship Graduate Students A scholarship that supports women pursuing a business or business-related degree around the world. Applicants must be nominated by a local Zonta club. Contact the Zonta club nearest you to apply.
Award Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award Graduate Students Open to students in the performing arts, visual arts, and creative writing to pursue a graduate degree at any accredited university in the US or abroad. Award is up to $50,000 per year for up to 3 years.
Fellowship Award Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Award Graduate Students Supports advanced doctoral, high-achieving, low-income students to enable their better understanding of their educational pathways and experiences. One-time award of up to $25,000, which may be used for a period of 9 to 18 months. Deadline: early February.
Scholarship Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Regular Program Graduate Students Supports individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies related to economic development, public policy or a country development in general, at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Deadline: early May.
Fellowship Josephine de Karman Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Fellowships are open to graduating students in any discipline in both undergraduate and graduate schools. Deadline: late January.
Fellowship Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship Undergraduate & Graduate Students Annual fellowship up to $ 20,000 for advanced study of Fine Arts to enhance professional standing or to finance a special project. Preference for candidates under 25 years. Deadline: early December.
Scholarship King Faisal Foundation Scholarship Graduate Students Funds up to three years for Muslim students in Medicine, Engineering, and sciences (Physics, Chemistry, and Geology) for a study at an accredited European, North American, Australian or New Zealand university.
Fellowship MacDowell Colony Residencies Undergraduate & Graduate Students Fellowships to artists in seven disciplines (architecture, music composition, film and video, interdisciplinary art, theatre, visual art, and literature). Deadlines: mid-September (winter/spring), mid January (summer), mid April (fall).
Grants Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants Undergraduate & Graduate Students Awards five to six grants to women from developing countries each year, to help further their education and strengthen their leadership skills at any US/Canadian university. Must be over 25. Deadline: mid-January.
Fellowships Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program Undergraduate Students Offers research fellowships for a summer research program for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists. Deadline: early February.
Scholarship Microsoft Scholarships Undergraduate Students Various internships and a scholarship for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. Deadline: early February.
Scholarships and Fellowships MoneyGeek Undergraduate & Graduate Students This is a comprehensive list of scholarships and tips on how to apply and where to get started.
Scholarship National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Supports a NABJ student pursuing a degree in journalism. Must be currently attending or entering an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. or be a candidate for graduate school. Up to $2,500 per year. Deadlines vary.
Grants, Fellowship and Scholarship OSI Individual Fellowships and Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers fellowships, scholarships, and related activities that empower individuals throughout the world to improve the social, political, and intellectual environments of their home communities. Deadlines vary.
Scholarship P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund Graduate Students Scholarships up to $ 10,000 to international women students to pursue graduate study in the U.S. or Canada.
Fellowship Peace Scholar Dissertation Program Fellowship Graduate Students Supports doctoral dissertations related to peace, international conflict management, and strategies for peacebuilding. Deadline: December.
Scholarship The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers awards ($2,000-$3,000) to students in the U.S. who are in need of financial aid to further their education. The Fund seeks candidates who are "motivated by spiritual values," and works to foster fellowship among them. Deadline: late January.
Scholarship Rotary Peace Scholarships Graduate Students Up to 100 scholarships are offered worldwide. Fellows can earn either a master’s degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, conflict resolution, or a related field. Deadline: May.
Fellowship Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award Undergraduate Students An annual stipend of $15,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. The award allows recipients to engage in a meaningful public service activity for one year before proceeding on to graduate school or a career. Deadline: mid-January.
Fellowship Sir John M. Templeton Fellowships Essay Contest Undergraduate Students An award to outstanding college students around the world through a competitive essay contest on the meaning and significance of economic and personal liberty. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,500.
Fellowship Smithsonian Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Applicants (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) are evaluated on their academic standing, scholarly qualifications, experiences, the quality of the research project or study proposed and its suitability to Smithsonian collections, facilities, and programs. Deadlines vary.
Awards Society of Women Engineers Undergraduate & Graduate Students Various scholarships awarded for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well as enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs. Deadline: mid February (sophomores through graduate students), mid-May (freshmen).
Scholarhips South East Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) Tuition Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Tuition scholarships ranging from $2,000- $2,500 for summer language school. Deadline: February.
Fellowship Spencer Foundation Dissertation and Postdoctoral Fellowships Graduate Students Offers $25,000 fellowships to support individuals whose dissertations show potential for bringing fresh, constructive perspectives to the history, theory, or practice of formal or informal education anywhere in the world. Spencer foundation also awards a post-doctoral fellowships related to education. Deadline: late October.
Scholarship Tylenol Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Supports students pursuing careers in healthcare. Students are evaluated based on their leadership and academic performance. Undergraduate and post-graduate students pursuing careers in healthcare may apply.
Fellowship UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers' Fellowship Programme Fellowships Graduate Students Funding for young researchers with advanced degrees (M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries who do post-doctorate research in one of these areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution. Deadline: mid-January.
Scholarships & Grants UNCF Scholarships and Grants Undergraduate & Graduate Students A series of scholarships which hold their own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents. Deadlines vary.
Fellowship Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers one year fellowship ($38,000 annual salary). Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice advocacy following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow. Deadline: early January.
Fellowship Wellesley College Graduate Fellowships Graduate Students A series of fellowships; two of them intended for women graduate students at any US university – Medical Fellowship and relief fellowship for students in need. Deadline: Early January.
Fellowship Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate Students A $300/week stipend for students pursuing a project related to cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament.
Fellowship Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies Graduate Students Supports dissertation writing for PhD candidates in the humanities and social sciences doing interdisciplinary and original work on women. Deadline: October.
Fellowship UChicago Grad Fellowship Database Graduate Students Allows students to perform a customized search of various fellowships offered by the university

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Scholarships for Women

Scholarships Scholarships for Women Undergraduate Students The list presents women-specific scholarships, organized by field and demographics. The list also includes general criteria of eligibility for each scholarship.
Scholarships Scholarships for Women Undergraduate & Graduate Students This is a comprehensive list of scholarships and grants for women and tips on how to apply and where to get started.
Scholarships Scholarships for Women Undergraduate & Graduate Students This is a database of scholarships and grants for women. 

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Student Loans

Loan Name Level of Studies Supported General Information
International Students Study in U.S.A Portal Undergraduate & Graduate Students An online community of international students studying in the U.S.A. offering a list of possible alternatives for student loans in the United States.
International Student Loan Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers access to a range of international student and study abroad loans to international  and Canadian students in the U.S.A and for U.S. students studying abroad around the world.
INFOZEE Undergraduate & Graduate Students The website offers comprehensive test preparation, admissions services and financial advice to students for education in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Australia and New Zealand. 
The Paras Education Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers international loans to all students regardless of country of origin or nationality. Generally you will be required to have a U.S. cosigner.
Global Student Loan Corporation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides loans to international students and does not require a cosigner. Global SLC is affiliated with HSBC.
Sallie Mae International Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers student loans to international students who have a U.S. cosigner.

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Scholarship Search Engines

Name Prospective Recipients General Information
CollegeBoard.com Undergraduate Students A database that contains 2,200 programs for scholarships and funding and that helps students prepare for higher education. 
CollegeNet.com Undergraduate Students A scholarship search engine and social network where students create topics, participate in discussions, and vote on scholarship winners.
The International Scholarship Search Undergraduate & Graduate Students Financial aid information, college and international scholarship resources for students wishing to study abroad.
Fastweb Undergraduate & Graduate Students A personalized scholarship and fellowship search engine that compares your background with a database of awards. It also provides information on jobs and internships.
ScholarshipExperts.com Undergraduate & Graduate Students A frequently updated database of college and grad school scholarships.
ScholarshipSecretary.com Undergraduate & Gradaute Students An extensive collection of free articles about different types of scholarships.

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International Resources

Asia and Oceania

Country Scholarship, Fellowship, Award or Funding Recipients General Information
China The China Scholarship Council (CSC) Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides financial assistance to Chinese citizens wishing to study abroad, and foreign citizens wishing to study in China. The website provides resources for financing your overseas studies.
China The Li Foundation, Inc. Student Scholar Grants  Graduate students Grants available for graduate students from China (including Taiwan) to study in the U.S. Scholars must be nominated by an approved Chinese educational or U.S. educational or research institution. Deadlines vary.
China China Times Cultural Foundation Scholarships at the University of Hawaii Undergraduate & Graduate Students Various scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing Chinese studies at the University of Hawaii. Deadlines vary.
Hong Kong The Croucher Foundation Graduate students Awards to permanent residents of Hong Kong who are pursuing full-time study or research in natural science, medicine or technology in approved academic institutions outside Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships for Overseas Studies Graduate students and above Finances permanent residents of Hong Kong who aim to continue their postgraduate studies overseas.
India J.N. Tata Endowment For The Higher Education of Indians Graduate students Offers loan scholarships for Indian citizens pursuing studies at some of the best universities in the world. The scholarship is open to all Indian nationals who are graduates of a recognized Indian University.
Japan JA Study Abroad Center Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides information about available scholarships for Japanese students who wish to study abroad.
Japan Murata Overseas Scholarship Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarships for Japanese students studying abroad.
Japan Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers funding for a two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Deadline: late January.
Japan International Student Loan Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers student loans to Japanese citizens studying abroad as long as they have a U.S. Cosigner.
Singapore RHB Bank Singapore Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers education loans for Singaporeans studying overseas.
Singapore Maybank Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers education loans for overseas studies programs for Singapore citizens and permanent residents.
South Korea Samsung Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Scholarships to finance Korean nationals studying engineering, science, liberal arts and social science abroad. The scholarship covers tuition and living expenses up to $50,000 each year.
South Korea The Kwanjeong Educational Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Selects Korean citizens each year who have gained or are seeking admission to leading universities outside of Korea. The scholarship covers up to $55,000 per year.
South Korea International Student Loan Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers student loans to Korean citizens studying in the United States as long as they have a U.S. Cosigner.
Australian American Australian Association Graduate students Awards individual fellowships for advanced study in the United States of up to $40,000 each year. Open to Australian citizens pursuing a graduate degree or above. Deadline: mid-April.
South Pacific Nations and East Timor South Pacific and East Timor Scholarship Programs Undergraduate students Offers various scholarships for citizens of South Pacific nations and East Timor. Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate degree study. Priority is given to applicants seeking degrees that address national development needs. Deadlines vary.
Asian Countries Asian Cultural Council Graduate students Offers individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for study, research, travel, and creative work in the United States. Deadlines vary.
Members of Asian Development Bank Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship Program Post-graduate students Offers full scholarships for one to two years for citizens of ADB's developing member countries pursuing postgraduate studies in development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region. Deadlines vary.

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Europe and Eurasia

Country or Region Scholarship, Award, Grant or Loan Name Level of Studies Supported General Information
Southeast Europe and Eurasia Residents (Southeastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Mongolia) Open Society Institute (OSI) Graduate Students Provides supplementary grants to students from select countries of Southeastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Mongolia. Funds studies in the humanities and social sciences. Deadline: early April.
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) Undergraduate Students Offers fellowships to first, second, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Europe and Eurasia   Edmund S. Muskie Graduate Fellowship Program Graduate Students Offers fellowships for  students enrolled in a graduate program in the United-States in business administration, economics, public administration, and public policy, journalism, international affairs.
Scandinavian Countries The American‐Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year.
Armenia Armenian Students Association of Americas, Inc. Undergraduate & Graduate Students Full-time students of Armenian ancestry are eligible to apply for scholarships. Applicants should be able to demonstrate financial need and good academic performance. Deadline: mid-March.
Belgium Belgian American Education Fund, Inc. Graduate Students Offers fellowships for study and research in the United States. In addition to the amounts indicated, BAEF also pays for health insurance at the US institution. Fellows are expected to stay in the USA for a full academic year at a US institution or for a full year to do research institution. Deadline: late-October.
Bulgaria Societe Generale Expressbank Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers a TI Loan program which grants loans to Bulgarian citizens who are admitted to universities abroad.
Estonia Rotalia Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarships and research grants for individuals in the U.S. and abroad who read, speak, and understand Estonian. Grants are given at all levels – undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate, and for research. The foundation is particularly interested in supporting qualified individuals in the U.S. to study in Estonia, and individuals in Estonia to study in the U.S. 
Finland The Finnish Cultural Foundation  Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides grants to individuals and groups working in the sciences and the arts, and to people and organizations in other fields of intellectual and cultural endeavor. Deadline: early February.
Finland Finlandia Foundation National Trust Scholarship Undergraduate & Graduate Students Awards scholarships to full-time undergraduate and graduate students of all academic disciplines enrolled in accredited post-secondary schools in the United States and Finland. Candidates must have achieved sophomore or higher status prior to receiving the award and must have maintained a 3.0 GPA. Deadline: early February.
France HSBC France Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers a student loan which funds up to 21.500 EUR.
Georgia The Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarships to students with good academic performance and admitted into one of the universities on the ministry's list.
Germany Bundesverwaltungsamt (BVA) Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers an education loan that finances up to 7.200 EUR.
Germany Deutsche Bildungsserver Undergraduate & Graduate Students A list of available funding options for German citizens.
Greece Onassis Foundation Scholarships Graduate Students Offers scholarships for Greek university graduates for postgraduate and doctoral studies outside of Greece. Deadline: early-February.
Hungary Hungarian-American Enterprise Scholarship Fund Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides internships and fellowships for professional development or individually-organized independent projects.
Italy NOVA Italian MBA Association Graduate Students Provides resources for Italian students who wish to pursue an MBA overseas.
Italy Noopolis Undergraduate & Graduate Students Manages a databank on available scholarships for Italian citizens as well as those who wish to study in Italy.
Italy Banca Sella Undergraduate & Graduate Students Runs a Prestito d’Onore loan program that funds up to 50.000 EUR.
Italy Unicredit Banca Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides the CreditExpress Master loan which funds up to 15.000 EUR to Italian citizens and permanent residents.
Iceland Icelandic Government Student Loan Fund Undergraduate & Graduate Students The Fund offers loans at educational institutions that require preparatory study comparable to university studies in Iceland.
Norway Statens Lanekasse for Utdanning Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides educational grants and loans for Norwegian students or legal residents of Norway. Deadline: Apply for funding as soon as you get accepted to your desired program of study.
Poland The Kosciuszko Foundation Graduate & Post-graduate Students Annually awards a number of Fellowships/Grants to Poles for advanced study/research or teaching at universities and other institutions of higher learning in the United States to Polish citizens permanently residing in Poland.
Serbia Societe Generale Srbija Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers student loans.
Spain The Ministry of Education Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides various scholarships and funds for different levels of education, including Spanish citizens who wish to study abroad.
Spain La Fundación Caja Madrid Graduate & Post-graduate Students Offers around 80 scholarships to Spanish Nationals for graduate and postgraduate degrees, including scholarships for those who wish to study in the United States.
Spain Fundación La Caixa Graduate & Post-graduate Students Offers scholarships to enroll in graduate and post-graduate courses in Spain and abroad.
Sweden The Sweden-American Foundation Graduate & Post-graduate Students Awards approximately 40 fellowships for graduate, postgraduate and post-doc studies in the U.S. and Canada. Swedish Citizens with a completed undergraduate degree are eligible to apply. Deadline: mid-September.
Switzerland Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers merit based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad. The applicant or one of his/her parents must be a Swiss national. Deadline: late March.
Switzerland Swiss Friends of the USA Undergraduate & Graduate Students The Swiss Friends of the USA (SFUSA) awards annually about CHF 25,000 in scholarships. These are intended as a supplementary scholarships and are aligned with 6-8 candidates who want to continue their education in the United States.
Turkey Turk Egitim Vakfi (TVF) Graduate Students and Above Offers scholarships to Turkish citizens under 30 years old to continue graduate studies abroad; offers a separate scholarship for medical studies as well.
Ukraine MBA Strategy Graduate Student Offers two scholarships of $40,000 in total to two students who wish to pursue MBA degrees overseas in one of the Top 50 Global MBA Programs. Applicants must be fluent in Russian or Ukrainian and be a citizen of one of the CIS countries.
United Kingdom The St. Andrew’s Society Founders’ Prize Undergraduate & Graduate Students Awarded to Scottish scholars who enrolled in U.S. institutions for the third or fourth year of college or university or full-time graduate study. The size and number of awards varies from one year to another.
United Kingdom The Sainsbury Management Fellowship Scheme Graduate Students Enables engineers of high career potential to undertake full time MBA courses at major international business schools.
United Kingdom Professional and Career Development Loan Undergraduate & Graduate Students A bank loan offered by the government that can help fund courses lasting up to two years. You would have to be a settled resident in the U.K. for at least three years prior to application.
Russia ExxonMobil Russian Scholars Program Graduate Students Offers funds for Russian citizens who have a Bachelor’s degree in Geosciences and wish to pursue a Master’s degree in Geosciences in the United States.
Russia Rosbank Undergraduate Students Educational loans for Russian students who are pursuing Bachelor’s degrees abroad. They also offer an educational loan specific to MBA applicants abroad.

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The Americas

Country or Region Scholarship Name Level of Studies Supported Description
Country Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) The Rowe Fund Student Loan Program Graduate students and above Helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies in universities across the United States by awarding interest free loans.
Country Members of the Organization of American States (OAS) Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships Undergraduate & Graduate students Offers funding for the pursuit of graduate and post-graduate study. It also grants scholarships for the last two years of undergraduate studies to citizens and residents of the English-speaking Caribbean OAS Member States.
Inter American States Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship Graduate students Offers funding for young journalists, journalism school graduates or any graduate between 21 and 35 interested in journalism. Deadline: late January.
Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) Country Members The Japan-IDB Scholarship Program Graduate Students Offers scholarship to students planning to study at universities located in the North America. Priority is given to those students who are pursuing a one-year Masters program. MBAs are not funded.
U.S.A. Paul and Daisy Soros Foundation Fellowship for New Americans  Graduate students who received a green card or US Citizens. Offers fellowships for seniors or recent graduates to pursue up to two years of graduate study in any field and in any advanced degree-granting program in the United States. Must be a green card holder or naturalized foreigner. Deadline: early November.
Brazil Fundação Estudar Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate courses in the most qualified institutions of education in Brazil and abroad. The foundation also offers networking opportunities after completion of the program.
Brazil Instituto Ling Graduate Students Offers scholarships to Brazilian students who are pursuing either an MBA or LLM degree at select institutions in the United States.
Canada Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Graduate Students Supports graduate studies in literacy, and the creative arts. International students may apply but have to be members of the National Federation of University Women. Deadline: early February.
Canada The Mackenzie King Scholarships Graduate & Post-graduate Students Scholarships available to graduates of Canadian universities who wish to pursue graduate study in the areas of international relations or industrial relations.
Canada The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides a list of avaialble financial aid options for Canadian students. 
Canada Scholarships Canada Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides information and guidelines on government-sponsored student loan programs.
Chile BECAS Chile Graduate Students A program under the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Chile. The ministry has an agreement with the University of Chicago, which invites Chilean citizens to apply for scholarships for postgraduate studies.
Chile Banco Santander Undergraduate & Graduate Students Has a list of scholarships and resources available for Chilean citizens wishing to study in the U.S.
Chile Instituto Chileno Norteamericano Graduate Students Offers loans for graduate degrees, both master and doctoral, in universities within Chile and abroad for up to 1.500 UF (for study abroad).
Mexico CONACYT Graduate Students Offers scholarships to graduate and doctoral applicants who wish to study abroad. The scholarships are limited to Mexican citizens.
Mexico FUNED Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers financial aid to Mexican students, including those who wish to study abroad, in specific areas of study such as Economics, Business Administration and International Relations.
Mexico LUMNI Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers a “Fondos de Talento” program which funds Mexican students who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees.
Mexico Financiera Educativa de Mexico (FINEM) Undergraduate & Graduate Students Funds up to 500,000 MXP to Mexican students who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate degrees abroad.
Peru Banco de Crédit Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers student loans up to $30,000 for study abroad.

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Middle East and Africa

Country or Region Scholarship Name Level of Studies Supported General Information
Egypt Onsi Sawiris Scholarship Program Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarships to Egyptian nationals that include full tuition, a living allowance, travel expenses and health insurance.
Israel ISEF Foundation Graduate students Offers scholarships to around 35 Israeli graduates who are studying in the U.S. or Europe each year.
Lebanon Hariri Foundation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarships to Lebanese students who wish to pursue higher education abroad.
Palestine Ramallah Federation Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers financial aid and scholarships to Palestinian students who wish to pursue higher education.
Namibia The Namibian Government Scholarship and Training Program (NGSTP) Undergraduate & Graduate Students Provides Namibians with scholarships for academic training at universities in the United States, Europe and South Africa. Throughout the program students take classes in areas that have been identified as priorities for Namibia's development.
South Africa Nedbank Graduate students Offers student loans to South African citizens applying for postgraduate studies abroad.
South Africa Absa Bank Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers student loans that cover tuition and textbook fees for South African citizens.
All African Countries Advance-Africa.com Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarship and grant information for African students who wish to study abroad.
All African Countries International Scholarships Undergraduate & Graduate Students A List of scholarships available for African students for both undergraduate and graduate studies.
All African Countries African Women’s Cancer Awareness Association Undergraduate & Graduate Students Offers scholarships to African students between 18 to 26 years of age enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate full-time degree in the medical field (preferably cancer related studies) at an American college or university.
Middle Eastern and North Africa ExxonMobil Middle East and North Africa Scholars Program Graduate students Open to students of the region who have a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following fields: Geoscience, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Math or Geography. The program will fund the full tuition for those who wish to pursue a graduate degree in the United States.
Arab Countries The National Arab-American Medical Association (NAAMA) Foundation Graduate students Offers two annual scholarship grants of $1,000 each to qualified students of Arabic extraction enrolled in a U.S. or Canadian medical, osteopathic or dental school. This includes students of Arab descent who are not U.S. Citizens.

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