Scholarships for International Students
Coming to America for a College Education
If you have already been accepted to a U.S. college or university, contact the international student adviser, admissions counselor or financial aid office directly to request information and applications for any available financial aid.
It is essential to plan your entire U.S. education, including how to finance it, before you leave your home country. Some colleges, universities, and U.S. consulates require foreign students to provide certification of funding for the entire planned period of study.
The American Association of University Women support awards for one year to women who study in the US but are not US citizens.
Alfred Bader Scholarships is for members of the Canadian Society for Chemistry who has excelled in organic chemistry or organic chemistry.
American Research Center in Egypt offers fellowships to Egyptian citizens who are enrolled in a doctorate program at a U.S. college.
Fulbright Foundation offers scholarships to students in other countries to be able to attend college in the U.S. Students must apply for the scholarship through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country.
Rotary International offers several scholarship opportunities:
- Academic-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are offered for one year of college study in another country.
- Multi-Year Ambassadorial Scholarships are offered for 2 year degree programs at a college in another country.
- Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarships are for 3 or 6 months of intensive language study in another country and provides funds to cover round-trip transportation, language training expenses, and living arrangements.
Wesleyan Freeman Asian Scholarship is offered to students at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Award is for undergraduate students who are from 11 countries in Asia (Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, South, and China) who are earning a four year bachelors degree.
Drake University in Iowa offers 2 scholarships for international students:
- The Fine Arts Scholarship is for students who display exceptional talent in art, music, and theatre and who are pursuing a degree in fine arts.
- The Division 1 Athletic Scholarships are offered to students who are exceptional athletes in both men's and women's sports. Men's scholarships are awarded in basketball, soccer, track and field, cross-country, golf and tennis. Women's scholarships are available in basketball, track and field, cross-country, golf, soccer, volleyball, softball, and tennis.
Minot State University in North Dakota offers a scholarship called The Global Award to undergraduate freshmen from another country other than Canada.
Even though it is located in England, Oxford University should be mentioned for offering the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to citizens of:
- Commonwealth Caribbean and Jamaica
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- South Africa
If you are interested in attending school online, see our information on distance learning for international students.