Scholarships for which International Students Are Eligible

AAMC Financing Your Medical Education

A series of programs to assist students in managing loans and preparing for future financial stability within the Medical field. Deadlines variable.


AAMC Medical Scientist Training Program

Grants made available of varying quantities in all the sciences. Deadlines variable.


AIA / AAF Minority/Disadvantaged Scholarship

Grants ranging from $500-$2,500 for high school seniors and first-years who intend to pursue a NAAB-accredited professional degree (5-year BA or BA + MA) in architecture. Applicants must be legal residents of the United States. Deadline: mid-April.


Established in 2006, the Global Fellows Program is a 12-month fellowship for individuals dedicated to serving the poor and who have the business and operational expertise, and moral imagination needed to effect long-term social change. The fellowship begins with an eight-week training program in the Acumen New York office, where Fellows learn about business models for the poor, hone their leadership skills, and learn more about Acumen. After training, each Fellow works for the CEO or senior management of an Acumen investee on a critical business issue facing the organization. Fellows have worked on projects ranging from leading operations of a new business unit at a cotton ginnery in Uganda, to expanding the clinic network of a pharmacy company in India, to developing branding strategies for a microfinance institution in Pakistan. Open to applicants of any nationality; organization is prepared to do what is possible and reasonable to address Fellows’ visa and immigration issues.

Albright Institute Fellowships

A grant of up to $325,000 in fellowships and awards to 32 recipients who will live at the Albright Institute and study a specific field in archaeology. In addition, 32 Associate Fellows including Senior, Post-Doctoral, and Research Fellows receive funding from other sources. Deadlines variable.


Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Students who were diagnosed with hearing loss before the age of seven are eligible for a merit-based scholarship ranging from $1,000-$10,000. Deadline: mid-March.


Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship

Individuals interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration and community engagement.

Fellowship provides a modest stipend and is intended to increase participation of people of color in the arts. Deadline: mid-March (summer), mid-April (season).


All-USA College Academic Team

Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories. Recipients named on the First Team each receive a trophy and a $2,500 cash award. Forty more runners-up named to the Second and Third Teams receive certificates. Deadline: late-November.


Amelia Earhart Fellowships (Zonta International Foundation)

Women of any nationality with a superior academic record and a bachelor's degree in science or engineering.

Fellowships carry a stipend of $6,000; approximately 35 are awarded annually. Deadline: mid November.


American Architectural Foundation and Sir John Soane's Museum Foundation Traveling Fellowship

These scholarships are open to high school seniors and college freshmen who plan to study architecture at a NAAB-accredited program. Scholarship amounts range between $500 and $2,500 and are determined by evaluation of financial need information provided by the student and the school. Deadline: early March


American Association for University Women - International Fellowships

Full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents; graduate and postgraduate study is supported  The grants provide support for community-based projects that benefit women and girls in the fellow’s home country. Deadline: mid-December.


American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships

A series of monetary grants based on research within the Asian continent. Fellowships and Scholarships vary greatly. Deadline: early February.


American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Grant

Grants of $2,000 or more annually to a graduate student to reinforce historical investigations of some aspect of pharmacy. Deadline: early February


American Nuclear Society (ANS) Graduate Scholarships

A series of scholarships (ranging from $1,000- $5000) to help students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear science and technology. Deadline: early April


American Scandinavian Foundation

Available for citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden for study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Deadlines variable.


A. Patrick Charnon Memorial Scholarship

A stipend of $1,500 per academic year available for Full-time undergraduate students in the U.S (Temporarily suspended).


Asian Cultural Council

Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for work in the United States. Deadlines variable.


Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship Program

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 variable.


Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD)

Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have a sincere interest in international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions. These scholarships are intended to enhance the students' understanding and appreciation of issues and opportunities in international agriculture and rural development. Deadline: late April.


Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation

Graduate fellowships of $1,000 per year for female students enrolled in a behavioral, life, physical, or social science or engineering program leading to a Ph.D. Deadline: January.


Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program

Short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history, providing a stipend of $2,000 per month for up to two months. Deadline: early December.


Bliss Prize Fellowship

Graduate school tuition and a summer travel allowance of no more than $5,000 for seniors in their last year of graduate school who intend to enter the field of Byzantine studies. Deadline: Early November


BMI Student Awards

A series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards. Some geographical restrictions may apply.  Deadlines variable.


Caldwell Fellowships

An intensive leadership-development fellowship wherein undergraduate students at NC State conduct research and travel abroad. Deadline: early January.


Campus Compact Awards Programs

Series of scholarship awards based on humanitarianism. Deadlines and award amounts vary.


Canon Collins Educational Trust

 For nationals or those with refugee status from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, or Zimbabwe. Full-scholarship to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master's degree) in either the United Kingdom or southern Africa. Deadline: early January.


Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) summer fellowship

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.


Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) internships

CSIS offers 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).


Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program

The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program offers internships in public policy located in Washington, DC, and at state-based policy organizations across the country featuring a $1,500 stipend. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. Deadline: late-January.


Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship

Administered by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, the Newcombe Fellowships fund Ph.D. 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.


Chevening Scholarship Program

Three scholarship schemes for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students of non-British citizenry and from selected countries in any field of study. Aimed at extremely capable individuals who have already made an impact and are motivated to pursue a career that will take them to a position of leadership within their own country. Deadlines vary per country.


China Times Cultural Foundation Scholarships

Various scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing Chinese studies at the University of Hawai'i. Deadlines variable.


Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program

3 month fellowships designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis that informs the creation of science and technology policy. Stipend of $8,240 during the fellowship period. Deadlines: Mid-November (Fall), Mid-April (Winter/Spring)


Commonwealth Scholarship

Eligible for Commonwealth citizens intending to pursue postgraduate study or doctoral study at Commonwealth universities. Deadlines variable.


Cosmos Club Foundation Grants in Aid to Young Scholars

$1,500 - $3,000 grant to meet specific research needs not covered by other supporting funds (e.g. small items of equipment).  Applicants must be enrolled at an institution of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area.


DAAD Annual Grants

Undergraduate scholarship eligible for foreign nationals attending a US institution for an undergraduate degree to study in the Federal Republic of Germany.  Deadlines variable.


Davis-Putter Scholarships

Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community. Deadline: April 1st.


Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships

Provides seed funding and support to more than 450 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world. A stipend of $60,000 for individuals ($90,000 for 2-person partnerships) paid in four equal installments over two years. Must demonstrate sufficient English fluency to participate in interviews and Echoing Green events. Deadline: sometime in October-November.


Edmund S. Muskie Ph.D. Fellowship

Three hundred fellowships for doctoral-level programs in business administration, economics, public administration, and public policy. For citizens of Georgia citizens of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan.


Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics

Essay contest for full-time juniors or seniors. Prizes range from $500 - $5,000. Early December.


Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for Artists

$10,000 (Canadian) award for talented artists. No age limit. Not for those pursuing abstract or nonrepresentational art. Rolling deadline.


Environmental Research and Education Foundation

This scholarship recognizes excellence in Ph.D. or post-doctoral environmental research and education. Deadline variable.


Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)

Fellowships to first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. This program supports one year of non-degree undergraduate study in the United States in the particular fields.


Exploration Fund of the Explorers Club

$500- 1500 grants in support of exploration and field research. Funds given primarily to graduate students. Deadline: early December.



Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over students from 140 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country. Deadlines variable.


Gates Cambridge Scholarships

Applicants may be citizens of any country outside the United Kingdom. One to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University. Candidates apply directly through Cambridge. Deadlines: 15 October (US citizens) 1 December (non-US citizens).


Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women Competition

$1,500 cash award to outstanding juniors. Open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia and Canada (void in Quebec). Deadline: Mid-July. 


Goldman Sachs Global Leaders Program

$3,000 award for 100 outstanding second year college students of any field of study at participating institutions. Must demonstrate competency in spoken and written English. Deadlines: Early February.


Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund

For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 and 25. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of necessity and merit. Deadline: Late February.


Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships

Internship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6 – 9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC while receiving a stipend.


Humane Studies Fellowships

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. Deadline: late December.


Inter-American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship

For young journalists and journalism school graduates from Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean. Journalists or journalism school seniors or graduates between 21 and 35 years of age. U.S. and Canadian Scholars will receive US $20,000 for the duration of their stay abroad. Deadline: Early March.


International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF)

Up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $18,750.


IREX Small Grants Fund for the Middle East and North Africa

Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 for projects to support civil society organizations, education professionals, media, and journalists in the Middle East and North Africa.


ISA Educational Foundation Scholarships

Various scholarships for those demonstrating outstanding potential for long-range contribution to the fields of automation and control. Deadline: mid-February.


J. W. Saxe Memorial Fund

Annual $1,000 scholarship to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public and civil service. Deadline: mid-March.


Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships

Graduating seniors or recent alumni. Open to all fields of study at any accredited university in the US or abroad. Meant to enable students to gain practical experience in public service by taking a no-pay or low-pay job or internship during a summer or other term. Award is up to $50,000 per year for up to 6 years. Deadlines variable.


Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies

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). JISP covers all reasonable expenses for two years of graduate study Deadline: late January.


John Bayliss Radio Scholarship

$5,000 scholarships for juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications. Although financial need is a consideration, students of merit with an extensive history of radio-related activities are given preference. Deadline: early Spring (applied towards study in the fall semester)


Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Regular Program,,con...

For individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at any university located in a World Bank member country except their own. Deadline: early May.


Josephine de Karman Scholarships

$16,000 scholarship to support either the final year of study for juniors or for PhD candidates with ABD status. For PhD candidates defending dissertations during application term and undergraduates entering their senior year. Special consideration will be given to applicants in the Humanities. Deadline: late January.


Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship

Annual fellowship ($7,500; $15,000; or an alternate award of $1,000) 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.


King Faisal Foundation Scholarship

Funding opportunity up to three years for Muslim students in Medicine, Engineering, and sciences (Physics, Chemistry, and Geology). For study at an accredited European or North American university. Deadline: late May.


Leader of the Pack Scholarships

Provides funding for students who completed two semesters at NCSU and intend to remain there. Applicants must also be recognized by their community as leaders. Deadline: late September.


Lindbergh Grants

Provides grants of up to $10,580 to men and women whose individual initiative and work in a wide spectrum of disciplines furthers the Lindberghs’ vision of a balance between the advance of technology and the preservation of the natural/human environment. Deadline: Early June.


M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship

Series of fellowships ranging from $11,000-$25,000 based on either merit or need or both. For women graduates of any American Institution study medicine with a view to general practice. Deadline: Early January.


MacDowell Colony Residencies

250 fellowships to artists in seven disciplines (architecture, music composition, film and video, interdisciplinary art, theatre, visual art, and literature). Receive room, board, and exclusive use of one of the 32 studios on the property Deadlines: mid-September (winter/spring), mid January (summer), mid-April (fall).


Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants   

Awards five to six grants to women from developing countries about $11,000 each year.


Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

$5000 research fellowships for undergraduate students dedicated to scientific research alongside professional biomedical scientists. Deadline: early February.


Microsoft Scholarships

Various scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines. One year award for students attending institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, required that the student complete a salaried summer internship. Deadline: early February.


National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships

Student members of NABJ, foreign or American born, currently attending or entering an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. or those who are candidates for graduate school are eligible for up to $25,000 per year. Deadlines variable.


National Institutes of Health (NIH) - University of Pennsylvania Advanced Immunology Scholars

For students interested in the acquisition of knowledge of molecular and basic immunology as well as the necessary foundation in the appropriate basic disciplines. Deadline variable.


Nelson Mandela Scholarships

Up to 14 scholarships offered for disadvantaged South African students to pursue post graduate study in the United Kingdom. Deadline: mid-September.


Olive W. Garvey Fellowships

Biennial 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 - $2,500. Deadline: Late September.


Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships

For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences or introductory language study.


Overseas Research Students Award Scheme

Funding to pay the difference between international student fees and home EU fees for international students at UK institutions. Deadlines variable.


Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship

Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States. Deadline: early January.


Peterhouse Research Studentships, University of Cambridge

Candidates must be graduates of a University in the United Kingdom or elsewhere, under 28 years of age, expecting to work at Peterhouse.


Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships

Sixty fellowships of $5,000 and forty Awards of Excellence of $2,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards. Deadline: early April.


Phillips Exeter Academy Fellowships & Internships

Six to eight recent college graduates join Phillip Exeter’s faculty as teaching interns. Aims to encourage talented young men and women to become secondary school teachers and to help prepare them for such a career. Rolling admission.


Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens

1-3 years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean and Jamaica, Germany, Hong Kong, India Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Deadline: Early October.

 The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program

Approximately 20 ($2,000-$3,000) awards are offered to students in the U.S. in need of financial aid to further their education at the undergraduate or graduate level. Deadline: late January.


Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award

Annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world. Deadline: mid-January.


Seaspace Scholarships

Supports marine-related courses of study for undergraduate students entering their junior or senior years and graduate students with an overall GPA of at least 3.3/4.0 and demonstrating financial need. Deadline: early March.


Society of Women Engineers

Various awards for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs. Deadline: mid-February (sophomores through graduate students), mid-May (freshmen).


South East Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) Tuition Fellowships

Tuition Scholarships awarded are partial reductions of the program fees, lowering the cost of tuition to $1400-1800. SEASSI offers course instruction in Burmese, Hmong, Javanese, Indonesian, Khmer, Lao, Tagalog, Thai and Vietnamese.

South Pacific and East Timor Scholarship Programs

Two special degree study programs 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. Deadline: Early February.


Smithsonian Fellowships

Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens. Deadline: early January.


Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship

$25,000 fellowships to supports 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. Deadline: late October.


Student Academy Awards [updated status]

Awards and cash grants offered for student films judged in four categories: Animation, Documentary, Narrative and Alternative. An outstanding student filmmaker from outside the U.S. is honored each year. Deadlines: early April (domestic application), late March (foreign application).


Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships

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 or her parents must be a Swiss national. Deadline: late March.


UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers' Fellowship Programme Fellowships

Young researchers with advanced degrees (M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries majoring in one of our areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution. Deadline: early January.


UNCF Scholarships and Grants

A series of scholarships which hold their own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents. In order to apply for a UNCF Program Services Scholarship, you must apply through the online application process. Deadlines variable.


US Golf Association (USGA) Fellowship in Leadership and Service

Provides opportunities for personal development through golf and its values, through a two-year program connecting college graduates at the outset of their careers with resources that enable them to grow personally and professionally. Must be eligible to work in the United States.


Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice

Candidates applying for the one year Villers Fellowship ($35,000 annual salary) must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice advocacy following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow. Deadline: early January.


Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Vacation [Summer] Placements

The Vacation Scholarship is intended to provide promising undergraduates with 'hands-on' experience of research during the summer vacation and to encourage them to consider a career in research. Deadlines variable.


Wellstone Fellowship for Social

The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice is designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color. Deadlines:  late January.


Winston Foundation for World Peace Fellowships

Undergraduate and graduate students receive a $300/week stipend for pursuing a project related to cooperative security, conflict resolution, and disarmament. Contact:


Woodrow Wilson Dissertation Fellowships in Women’s Studies

The Woodrow Wilson Women's Studies program, the only national fellowship for doctoral work on issues of women and gender, supports dissertation writing for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences doing interdisciplinary and original work on these issues. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program in the United States (temporarily suspended).


Worldstudio AIGA Scholarships

Undergraduate or graduate students pursuing degrees in the fine or commercial arts, design or architecture. Applicants must be citizens of the United States or be in possession of a Green Card. Deadline: early April.