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Scholarships for international students in the U.S


Aspiring and talented students wanting to study abroad need financial assistance to fulfill their dreams and there are several US universities which provide handsome scholarships to students from all over the world. Some of them are-

Scholarship offers from the universities

St Louis University-

This University has compiled a listing of scholarships available to international students. However, SLU does not administer these programs. The awarding organizations determine the requirements and deadlines. Interested students should contact the organization as early as possible for applications and other information.

First, the American Association of University Women is a scholarship the program open to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Second, the American-Scandinavian Foundation scholarship is given to the applicants belonging to Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden. The purpose of this award is to encourage advanced study and research and increase understanding between the U.S. and Scandinavia.

Third, Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund supports the education of women from developing countries committed to improve the lives of women and children in their home countries. Fourth, P.E.O international peace scholarship fund is for those who has qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree in a college or university in the United States or Canada. A student holding citizenship or permanent residency of the U.S. or Canada is ineligible. Fifth, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. National Education Foundation is available to graduate United States students studying abroad and/or graduate foreign students studying within the U.S. Awarded for full-time study for one academic year (fall-spring).

Northeastern University

Northeastern provides need-based financial aid to U.S. Citizens, Permanent Residents, and eligible non-citizens (as determined by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services). International students are not eligible for need-based financial aid. All students regardless of citizenship are eligible for merit-based scholarships. No additional application is necessary, as the application for admission serves as scholarship application. Merit-based scholarship are extremely competitive awards and students get these who are in the top 10–15% of the applicant pool. Awards range from $10,000-$25,000.

Harvard University

Harvard offers a range of (very competitive) international scholarships for students from all over the globe.

Illinois State University

Illinois State offers tuition waivers, merit awards and graduate assistantships to incoming international students.

Michigan State University

Various grants and scholarships for international students to study in the US at MSU.

Other scholarships

There are several Government-funded scholarships like the “Full bright foreign student program” and “The Hubert Humphrey Fellowship program”. Moreover, the Non-Government funded scholarships for international students like the “Preply Scholarship” and “Surfshark privacy and security scholarship” help students from all the nationalities. However, “The East-West Centre scholarships and Fellowships” provide scholarships to students belonging to the Asia-Pacific region as well.

Scholarships for women international students have also gained weightage and popularity as well as the AAUW International Fellowships offered by the American Association of University Women for female international students to study in the US. Then the Bat and Ball Game Women’s Sports Scholarship offering $1,000 to a woman currently studying a sports-related degree at any US university. Moreover the MIT-Zaragoza Women in Logistics and SCM Scholarship are the US scholarships for female students of any age, ethnicity or nationality, to study at the Zaragoza Logistics Center at MIT.

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Dawor Deka