Funding for Undergraduate & Graduate International Students

  1. Armenian Educational Foundation
    Assists students of Armenian parentage for studies in the U.S.
  2. CSN
    Provides up to six years of funding for Swedish students to study in the U.S. or other countries. Supported by the Government of Sweden.
  3. Cyprus Childrens’ Fund, Inc
    Administers several scholarship programs for study in the U.S.
  4. Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund
    For activist students
    “Is US citizenship required?
    No, but applicants must have participated in activities in the United States and be planning to enroll in an accredited program in the US in order to apply. There is a strong preference to award grants to students who are planning on staying in the United States and building the progressive movement here.”
  5. East-West Center: South Pacific and East Timor Scholarship Programs
    “Funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, USSP provides educational opportunities for individuals to pursue degree study at U.S. institutions in fields relevant to development needs of their home country. Scholarships are awarded for undergraduate degree study. Priority is given to applicants seeking degrees that address national development needs, agriculture, undergraduate business, computer science, education, environmental studies, journalism, political science, and public administration. Eligible countries: East Timor, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.”
  6. Foundation for Educational Development
    Provides additional financial support for Czech students to study abroad.
  7. Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
    For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 and 25.
  8. Humane Studies Fellowships
    For undergraduate and graduate students planning academic careers with liberty-enhancing research interests. More than 100 fellowships up to $15,000 are awarded annually.
  9. International Peace Scholarship *Graduate Only
    “The International Peace Scholarship Fund, established in 1949, is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.”
  10. J. W. Saxe Memorial Fund
    Annual $1,000 scholarship to one or more undergraduate or graduate students working in public service. Must have a proposed internship or project and letters of reference in order to apply.
  11. Jack Kent Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships *Undergraduate Only
    Community college students who are sophomores or recent alumni and are transferring to a four-year institution. Open to all fields of study at any accredited university in the U.S. or abroad. Meant to enable community college students to transfer to a 4-year institution in order to complete a bachelor’s degree. Award is up to $30,000 per year for an average of 2.5 years. Deadline: late January.
  12. John Bayliss Radio Scholarship *Undergraduate Only
    Fifteen Scholarships for juniors and seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications.
  13. 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.
  14. Macedonian Government Stipend
    The Macedonian Ministry of Education offers a limited number of full scholarships for undergraduate studies at top-ranked universities worldwide in the fields of agriculture, anthropology, and computer sciences.
  15. Microsoft Scholarships
    Various scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical disciplines.
  16. Natalie K. Lang International Student Scholarship
    The International & Immigrant Student Scholarship is offered to provide tuition assistance to UWB students on an F-1 visa or those who have become permanent residents of the U.S. within the past 5 years, who demonstrate outstanding commitment to the local and/or global community, and have significant financial need.”
  17. 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.
  18. National Science Foundation
    Various scholarships and grants for undergraduate and graduate students to fund research proposals.
  19. Olomouc Region Study Scholarship (Czech Republic)
    Offers partial scholarship support for students from Olomouc region of the Czech Republic.
  20. Open Society Institute (OSI) Individual Fellowships and Scholarships
    Provides scholarship opportunities for students from Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, South and Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Haiti and Africa who want to improve the social, political, and intellectual environments of their home communities. Deadlines vary. Limited opportunities for students studying in the U.S.
  21. Roma Supplementary Scholarship Grant Program
    Provides partial support to Roma students who are citizens of Albania, Bosnia, Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, and other select countries for pursuit of bachelor, master’s, Ph.D. or post-doctoral education as full-time students at a recognized and well-established university outside of their home country or their country of residence. Funded by the Roma Education Fund.
  22. Rotalia Foundation
    Scholarships and research grants for individuals in the US 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 US to study in Estonia, and individuals in Estonia to study in the U.S.
  23. Rotary Foundation
    District Grants are created and managed by local Rotary Districts, and can fund scholarships for any level, length of time, location or area of study. Clubs work directly with their district to get funding.
  24. Sons of Norway Foundation
    Scholarships for Norwegian undergraduates and graduates who study American heritage or Norwegian heritage in the following fields: arts, crafts, literature, history, music, and folklore.
  25. Student Academy Awards
    Awards and cash grants offered for student films.
  26. Student Grants Ministry of Finance (Cyprus)
    Awards small grants for any Cypriot studying at an accredited college/university, regardless of financial need, in any field of study.
  27. Studiefinanciering (The Netherlands)
    Provides grants and loans for Dutch students to study abroad in degree-granting programs. Funded by the Dutch Government.
  28. Zdenek Bakala Foundation (Czech Republic)
    Offers generous financial support to Czech students for undergraduate and graduate study at U.S. and British universities.

**The majority of these funding resources were found at the Colorado University Admissions Office website: