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21st Century Scwartzman Scholars Program
A U.S. private equity tycoon announced Sunday the establishment of a $300 million endowed scholarship program in China for students from around the world, and billed it as a rival to the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Stephen A. Schwarzman, founder of the private equity firm Blackstone, said he would give $100 million as a personal gift and raise another $200 million to endow the Schwarzman Scholars program at Beijing's Tsinghua University. It will be the largest philanthropic gift with foreign money in China's history, according to the tycoon and the university. Forty-five percent of the students will hail from the United States, another 20 percent will come from China with the remaining students representing Europe, South Korea, Japan, and India. The 21st century Schwartzman Endowment emulates the world famous Rhodes Scholarship program established in 1902. The program is supposed to launch in 2016.
Breaking news: Applications for the yearlong Schwarzman Scholars program at Tsinghua University became available Wednesday morning, April 15, 2015, in the wake of a major real-estate acquisition deal for the financial firm. Mr. Schwarzman's $100-million gift to start create the program led to his 23rd place ranking on The Chronicle's 2014 list of America's most generous donors. According to the Times article, he has raised $333-million for the program and plans to raise his fundraising target to $400-million.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

40 Scholarship Opportunities for Undocumented Students
For students across the United States, the college application process can feel lengthy and complex. Not to mention the substantial resources required, and the tools necessary to navigate the collegiate landscape; all before stepping foot into the classroom. But of the 11.3 million undocumented individuals currently residing in the U.S, there are thousands of students falling into this category that often receive less resources to continue their education and bring value back into the community they grew up in. Despite undocumented students inability to receive federal funding, there are still many options available to receive support. With private institutional funding and the state college's independent decision to allocate scholarships, the American dream is possible beyond borders.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

2016-2017 List of Undergraduate Scholarships & Fellowships That Do Not Require Proof of U.S. Citizenship
Courtesy of the Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC) whose mission in empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

2016-2017 List of Graduate Scholarships & Fellowships That Do Not Require Proof of U.S. Citizenship
Courtesy of the Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC) whose mission in empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS)
TWAS offers a number of fellowships, prizes, grants, and professional exchanges for scientists in the developing world.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

American Association of University Women (AAUW)
International Fellowships
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor's degree by September 30, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five International Master's/First Professional Degree Fellowships are renewable for a second year. Recipients are selected for academic achievement and demonstrated commitment to women and girls. Recipients return to their home countries to become leaders in business, government, academia, community activism, the arts, and sciences.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

American Council of Learned Societies
ACLS continues to be the leading private institution supporting scholars in the humanities and related social sciences at the doctoral and postdoctoral levels. Fellows and grantees in all programs are selected by committees of scholars appointed for this purpose. In the 2015-16 competition year, ACLS awarded over $18 million to more than 300 scholars across a variety of humanistic disciplines. Fellowships and grants were offered in 12 programs; program descriptions are available for information purposes here.
Applicants who are not US citizens or are based at institutions outside the US should see the information we provide international applicants here.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Arab American Institute
Scholarship Opportunities
Lists programs offered by institutions not affiliated with AAI or the AAI Foundation. Broken out into the following categories: (1) For American Students of Arab Descent (2) Arab Students Studying in the United States (3) Other Scholarships (both Arab and Arab American students)
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Arab Student Aid International (ASAI)
Academic Year 2010/2011 Scholarship Loans deadline is September 01, 2010 The Executive Committee of ASAI has approved scholarship interest-free loans for needy and outstanding Arab students to pursue their higher education in the U.S., Europe and other countries for the academic year 2009/2010 so that they can play a dynamic role in the social, cultural and economic development of their homelands. The scholarship loans range from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, to partially cover the tuition, room and board expenses provided that candidates met all the requirements before applying.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Asian Cultural Council
Fellowships available for Asian artists, scholars, and specialists to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, or pursue creative activity in the United States. Some grants are also made to Americans pursuing similar activities in Asia and to educational and cultural institutions engaged in projects of special significance to Asian-American exchange.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Beinecke African Scholarship Program
The Beinecke African Scholarship Program was established in 1996 in cooperation with the Wildlife Conservation Society. The program was established to enable African students to pursue graduate study in conservation or wildlife ecology at a University in the United States. A single scholarship was awarded from 1998 to 2002 at which time the number of awards was increased to two per year and enrollment in Universities outside of the United States was permitted. One of these two annual awards is funded by The Sperry Fund while the other is funded by an endowment established in support of the program at the Wildlife Conservation Society. To date, a total of 23 Beinecke African Scholarships have been awarded. Of these, 16 have been directly funded by The Sperry Fund, one by The Prospect Hill Foundation and 6 by the endowment at the Wildlife Conservation Society.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Belgian American Educational Foundation
Fellowships for Belgians to study or do research in the U.S.A. or for Americans to study or do research in Belgium.
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Bourlaug Fellowships
The Norman E. Borlaug International Agricultural Science and Technology Fellowship Program promotes food security and economic growth by providing research and training opportunities for scientists and policymakers from developing and middle-income countries. USDA partners with U.S. land grant universities, international research centers, and other institutions to provide up to 12 weeks of U.S.-based training for Borlaug Fellows each year. Fellows may also attend the annual World Food Prize Symposium, held in October in Des Moines, Iowa. The Borlaug Fellowship Program honors Norman E. Borlaug, the American agronomist, humanitarian and Nobel laureate who is known as the "father of the Green Revolution." Since the program's inception in 2004, approximately 700 fellows from 64 countries have participated in research and training focused on a wide array of agriculture-related topics, including agronomy, veterinary science, nutrition, food safety, sanitary and phytosanitary issues, natural resource management, agricultural biotechnology, global climate change, agricultural economics and agricultural policy.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

British Association for American Studies
Founders' Research Travel Awards
web link
Named after the founders of BAAS, these awards offer assistance for short-term visits to the United States to scholars in the UK who need to travel to conduct research, or who have been invited to read papers at conferences on American Studies topics. It is intended that the grants be awarded for the study of subjects where the principle aim is the study of American history, politics, society, literature, art, culture, etc., and not subjects with other aims, the data for which happen to be located in the USA.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange
Dissertation Fellowships for ROC Students Abroad
Application window : August 1 through October 15
Doctoral candidates who are Republic of China (ROC) citizens and who are completing the last stage of their Ph.D. research at an accredited university in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Central America, or South America may apply for fellowships for the completion of dissertations in the humanities and social sciences. Applicants for ROC dissertation fellowships must be doing research on topics related to Chinese culture and society, the development of the Republic of China, or Taiwan Studies. Their dissertations should cover one of the following fields: literature, history, philosophy, linguistics, art, sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science, legal studies, economics, or media studies. Only students who have graduated from an accredited university or college in the Republic of China, and who do not have foreign permanent residence status or citizenship, are eligible to apply.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Chinese Funding Agencies
The Duke University Office of Research Support provides a list of Chinese government agencies providing funding support for students.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Cochran Fellowships
The Cochran Fellowship Program provides short-term training opportunities to agricultural professionals from middle income countries, emerging markets and emerging democracies. Cochran fellows come to the United States, generally for 2-3 weeks, to work with U.S. universities, government agencies and private companies. They receive hands-on training to enhance their technical knowledge and skills in areas related to agricultural trade, agribusiness development, management, policy and marketing. The goals of the Cochran Fellowship Program are: (1) to help eligible countries develop agricultural systems necessary to meet the food and fiber needs of their domestic populations; and (2) to strengthen and enhance trade linkages between eligible countries and agricultural interests in the United States. Since its start in 1984, the Cochran Program has provided training for more than 14,300 fellows from 123 countries. The program is named for U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

E4FC 2016-2017 List of Undergraduate Scholarships & Fellowships That Do Not Require Proof of U.S. Citizenship
Courtesy of the Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC) whose mission in empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

ERFC 2016-2017 List of Graduate Scholarships & Fellowships That Do Not Require Proof of U.S. Citizenship
Courtesy of the Educators For Fair Consideration (E4FC) whose mission in empowering undocumented young people in their pursuit of college, career and citizenship.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

East West Center Scholarship Opportunities
The East-West Center offers a wide variety of both short- and long-term programs for individuals. Academic scholarships and fellowships as well as educational exchange and professional development programs are available.
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Edupass: Smart Student Guide to Studying in the USA
How much does a US education cost, and how will you pay for it? Find the answers here, plus the best sources of financial aid for international students, and a whole lot more. Be sure to check the following sections: Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students. Financial Aid for International Students, and Loans for International Students.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

European Commission, Erasmus Mundus
Scholarships and academic cooperation between Europe and the rest of the world.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

European Commission, Marie Curie Actions
Fellowship programs of the European Commission, Research Directorate (Horizon 2020), that have an international component.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Foundation Center/Grant Space
Funding for International Students
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Fulbright Foreign Student Program
A mainstay of America's public-diplomacy efforts, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings citizens of other countries to the United States for Master's degree or Ph.D. study at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions. The program has brought some of the world's finest minds to U.S. campuses and offers program participants insight into U.S. society and values. Many foreign Fulbright grantees are early-career professionals who will return to take leadership positions in their home countries, often working at universities or in government service. More than 1,800 new Foreign Fulbright Fellows enter U.S. academic programs each year. Foreign students apply for Fulbright Fellowships through the Fulbright Commission/Foundation or U.S. Embassy in their home countries. The Institute of International Education (IIE) arranges academic placement for most Fulbright nominees and supervises participants during their stay in the United States.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

(Bill) Gates Cambridge Scholarships (Cambridge University) (Nomination required)
For scholars of outstanding academic merit and leadership potential from every country of the world other than the United Kingdom, who are committed to serving their communities, and who gain admission to the University of Cambridge to pursue courses of study as follows: second Bachelor degree as an affiliated student; one-year postgraduate courses; research leading to the degree of PhD. The MSU Honors college can submit nominations.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
DAAD Scholarship Database with information on various kinds of DAAD funding for foreign students, graduates and postdocs.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Graduate Women International
Fellowships and Grants
Graduate Women International, formerly International Federation of University Women, offers a limited number of fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study and training. The competitions are held every two years. Many of IFUW's 69 national federations and associations offer fellowships, scholarships and grants to women in their countries and to IFUW members from other parts of the world. Address information is provided for each country federation/association. [Also listed under Grants for Individuals - Women]
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Harvard University
Outside Sources of Funding for International Students
Broken out into the following categories:
(1) All Countries (all citizenships) (86kb pdf)
(2) For citizens of Africa (55kb pdf)
(3) For citizens of Asia and the South Pacific (kb pdf)
(4) For Citizens of Canada (57kb pdf)
(5) For Citizens of Eastern and Central Europe (91kb pdf)
(6) For Citizens of Latin America and the Caribbean (83kb pdf)
(7) For Citizens of Middle East, Near East and North Africa (98kb pdf)
(8) For Citizens of Western Europe (119kb pdf)
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program
Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, the Humphrey Program brings young and mid-career professionals from designated countries to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. Requirements will vary by the applicant's country of origin; each candidate should contact the Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy or Binational Fulbright Commission in his or her home country for specific application information. Candidates must receive a nomination from their respective embassy or commission no later than Oct. 1; other deadlines will also vary by country of origin.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Offers one or two-year grassroots service Fellowships for young professionals of Indian origin who want to make a real difference in India. Fellows are responsible for implementing high impact projects that have been defined by Indicorps and local grassroots organizations to address particular community challenges.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Institute of International Education
Fulbright Program For Foreign Students
Awards grants to international students for Master's or Ph.D. study at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions. Programs are sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and administered by Fulbright Commissions in the applicants' home countries.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Institute of International Education
Funding for U.S. Study
An extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funding for US Study includes all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Institute of International Education
Scholar Rescue Fund
Provides fellowships for established scholars whose lives and work are threatened in their home countries. One-year fellowships support temporary academic positions at universities, colleges and other higher learning institutions in safe locations anywhere in the world, enabling them to pursue their academic work. If safe return is not possible, the scholar may use the fellowship period to identify a longer-term opportunity.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Institute of International Education
Scholar Rescue Fund
The Institute of International Education (IIE) has received an unprecedented gift of $10 million from the internationally-renowned economist/philanthropist Dr. Henry Kaufman to support the organization's Scholar Rescue Fund. Dr. Kaufman, who fled Nazi Germany with his family in the late 1930s, is strongly committed to ensuring the safety and security of scholars whose important academic contributions are jeopardized by repressive or dangerous regimes. The Scholar Rescue Fund has rescued over 50 scholars from 27 different countries since 2002, enabling them to continue their teaching and research and, essentially, saving their academic work. This effort returns IIE to its work in the 1930s when IIE's Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars helped more than 330 scholars fleeing persecution in Europe.
(Last checked 08/05/16)

International Dissertation Research Fellowships and Grants for Graduate Students Beginning in 2018-2019
Compiled by David Wiley, Christine Root, and Tara Reyelts, Michigan State University, August 25, 2017.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

International Scholarship Search
Are you a foreign student from another country? The International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

International Student
Financing Your Education
Locating financial aid for international students is sometimes not the easiest task, however we have compiled the most popular and common places that students can find international financial aid and put them into one easy to read resource page.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

International Student Funding Options
A list compiled by the University of Chicago Office of International Affairs.
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International Student's Guide to Studying in the U.S.
This guide will inform students about how to best utilize on-campus resources to help maximize their time in America, and includes information such as financial aid options. Courtesy of AffordableCollegesOnline.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
Postdoctoral Fellowships for Foreign Researchers
Funding is available for all fields in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, and medicine.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program
The Program awards scholarships to individuals from World Bank member countries to undertake graduate studies at universities renowned for their development research and teaching.
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Kapadia Education Foundation
A philanthropic organization founded to help students achieve their educational goals through direct involvement between a sponsor/mentor (you) and a student. By helping students advance their education, we empower them to solve their community's social problems, end poverty, and remove barriers that lead to ignorance and despair. Each student that we can help educate is one more life changed, and one more step towards making the world a better place. We see this change in the 145 students who have benefited from our sponsorship to become teachers, engineers, social workers, businessmen, scientists, and entrepreneurs. Scholarships are intended for students in developing countries planning on attending colleges or universities in their home countries.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

(Margaret) McNamara Memorial Fund
The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund (MMMF) awards grants to women from developing and middle-income countries to further their education and strengthen the professional and leadership skills they need to improve the lives of women and children. Currently the MMMF manages education grants programs in three regions; US/Canada, South Africa and Latin America. Education grants are awarded to women from developing and middle-income countries who, upon completion of their degrees, intend to return to their countries and work to improve the lives of underserved women and children.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

(Robert S.) McNamara Fellowships
Deadline : February 11
This site addresses the programs sponsored by The World Bank, including the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program. You should note that the Robert S. McNamara Fellowships are only applicable for developing country nationals pursuing a PhD.
The Robert S. McNamara Fellowships Program was established in 1982 to honor the former President of the World Bank, by contributions from the World Bank and the governments of Bangladesh, China, India, Kuwait, Nigeria, Pakistan, Peru, and former Yugoslavia. Every year the Program provides grants of up to $25,000 to PhD candidates from developing countries to conduct innovative, development-related, PhD research under the supervision of a research advisor at a host institution abroad. Fellows must commit to return to their home country when their fellowship ends to complete their PhD and to work.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF)
Undergraduate Scholarship Resource Guide
This guide features scholarships that do not require a social security number, legal residency, or citizenship in order to apply. As a general rule, if an application asks for your social security number and you do not have one yet, leave that space blank but still fill out.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Michigan State University
International Studies and Programs
Office for International Students and Scholars
Financial Aid
There are limited financial resources available to international students at MSU. Loan and grant programs are either short term or to be used as degree completion loans. These financial packages are not designed to support your full academic program at MSU.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

My(Un)Documented Life Graduate Scholarships
Compiled by Carolina Valdivia.
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My(Un)Documented Life Undergraduate Scholarships
Compiled by Carolina Valdivia.
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NAFSA Financial Aid for Undergraduate International Students
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Newton's List : A Gateway to International Research Collaboration
Newton's List seeks to facilitate international science cooperation by providing a forum for grantseekers and funders. The site is a free resource open to individuals searching for international funding and organizations looking to market their grants to an international audience. Established in 2013 and co-sponsored by CRDF Global and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Newton's List is a user-driven aggregate of current international funding opportunities for students and researchers working in natural and social science fields. Newton's List is open to basic research funding opportunities related to one or more of the following fields: natural sciences, engineering/technology, agricultural sciences or social sciences. Unfortunately, we do not accept opportunities in biomedical sciences, humanities, or applied research.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Open Society Foundations (OSF)
Grants, Scholarships, and Fellowships
Choose individual, and then either region or issue to retrieve results.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Organization of American States
Academic Scholarship Program
The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program), established in 1958, grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Masterís Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Research leading to a degree. The OAS Special Caribbean Scholarships Program (SPECAF), established in 1983, grants scholarships for the last two years of undergraduate studies to citizens and residents of the English-speaking Caribbean OAS Member States. Both programs follow the OAS Manual of Procedures for the Scholarship and Traning Program.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Organization of American States
Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund
The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS) that helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States by awarding interest-free loans of up to US$15,000 dollars. By financing a portion of their studies in the United States, the Rowe Fund helps students complete their education while at the same time fostering cultural diversity, friendship, and communication among the people of the Americas.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Organization of American States
Financial Guide for Higher Education in the Americas
A useful compilation of resources such as scholarships, fellowship, grants, search engines, and loans available for Latin American and Caribbean students wishing to study or currently studying in the United States. The information is organized by offering country.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for Women
Deadline: January 31
Believing that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding, members of the P.E.O. Sisterhood provide grants-in-aid for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States or Canada. The maximum grant awarded to a student is $5,000 annually. Recipients may re-apply and receive the scholarship for a maximum of three years. Eligibility: An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working towards a graduate degree in the college or university of her choice in the United States or Canada. Eligibility form must be completed before application materials can be sent to applicants. For more information, contact P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund, P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312-2899, USA
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(Roberto) Rocca Fellowships
For exceptional university graduates from Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, Mexico, Romania and Venezuela, the Roberto Rocca Education Program offers fellowships to help fund studies towards the Ph.D. degree in specific fields of study that include Materials Science, Mechanical, and Petroleum Engineering (see Eligibility requirements), at a university of the student's choosing outside his or her home country. Each year the Program awards around 12 to 15 new Fellowships. Fellows are selected by the Program's Scientific Committee comprising senior managers of the sponsoring companies. Fellowships are awarded for a period of two years and may be used for tuition, fees and living expenses. The award amount will depend on the candidate's financial need but in general Fellowships do not cover all expenses and candidates are encouraged to seek complementary sources of funding. At the discretion of the Roberto Rocca Education Program, fellowships may be renewed for up to an additional two years. The two-month application period for the Roberto Rocca Fellowships begins in mid-October of each year.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Funding for International Students from Developing Countries
scholars4dev, short for Scholarships for Development, is an updated listing of international scholarships that are open to students from developing countries and international students in general. We help you find the best international scholarships abroad so you can become Scholars for Development!
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Scholarships for Arab Students Studying in the United States
A compilation by the Arab American Institute.
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Scholarships for Students of Ukrainian Ancestry or Citizenship
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SelfScore International Student Scholarship,br> https://www.selfscore.com/scholarship/
Scholarship application deadline: September 28, 2017
Students studying in the U.S. on a F1, J1, or M1 visa during the 2017-2018 academic year are eligible for a $5000 scholarship. Must have a 3.0 GPA, or higher, or the equivalent from your prior studies. Six scholarships will be awarded to undergraduate students and six scholarships will be awarded to graduate students. Recipients will be picked randomly.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Singapore Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)
A*STAR Graduate Academy offers and awards scholarships and fellowships to young aspiring scientific talent at top global universities to enable them to pursue their passion in science and to prepare for a rewarding R&D career. Since 2001, A*STAR has supported and nurtured a pipeline of more than 1300 local PhD talent, ensuring a sustainable flow of capable and committed PhD students and early-career researchers at public research institutes, industry and universities, as part of Singapore's efforts to strengthen the growing community of scientific talent in Singapore.
(Last checked 09/11/16)

Social Science Research Council
International Dissertation Research Fellowships
Deadline : November 27
The Mellon International Dissertation Research Fellowship (IDRF) offers nine to twelve months of support to graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences who are enrolled in PhD programs in the United States and conducting dissertation research on non-US topics. Eighty fellowships are awarded annually. Fellowship amounts vary depending on the research plan, with a per-fellowship average of $20,000. The fellowship includes participation in an SSRC-funded interdisciplinary workshop upon the completion of IDRF-funded research....The program is open to graduate students in the humanities and social sciences -- regardless of citizenship -- enrolled in PhD programs in the United States. Applicants to the 2013 IDRF competition must complete all PhD requirements except on-site research by the time the fellowship begins or by December 2013, whichever comes first.
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Sources of Funding for Post-Secondary Study in the United States
Advice for foreign students from NAFSA.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Studylands.com International Scholarships
Get all the key information you need to get financing for your studies abroad with our extensive list of scholarship programs.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

TOEFL Program Scholarships
supports an array of scholarships, educational initiatives and community programs in countries around the world. Our Scholarships and Giving initiative aims to provide educational assistance and opportunities to students worldwide to help them achieve their academic goals. Targeted countries : Australia, Mainland China, India, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.
Advice for foreign students from NAFSA.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

United States Agency for International Development
Partnerships for Enhanced Engagement in Research (PEER)
USAID international collaborative grants program now has two separate components, each with its own topical focus areas, eligibility requirements, application procedures, and deadlines.
PEER Science provides support for researchers in 87 eligible countries worldwide on a wide range of development-related topics, including food security, climate change, water, biodiversity, disaster mitigation, and renewable energy, to name just a few. Applicants to PEER Science must be working in collaboration with a U.S. partner who holds an active award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
PEER Health provides support for researchers in 33 eligible countries on implementation science projects in support of country-specific health priorities. The 2012 program cycle focuses on Child Survival (with applications accepted from all eligible countries), and special funds are also available to support projects in Indonesia on priority health topics. Applicants to PEER Health must be collaborating with a partner supported by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH).
(Last checked 04/25/18)

United States Institute of Peace Grants
Grants and Fellowships
The Grant and Fellowship Program expands the work of the Institute by investing in individuals, universities, nonprofit organizations and civil society organizations around the world. The program supports innovative projects, involving academic and applied research, the identification of promising models and effective practices, and the development of practitioner resources, tools, and training programs related to conflict management, international peace and security and peacebuilding. USIP fellowships support the work of outstanding scholars, policymakers, journalists, and other practitioners. In addition, the program supports doctoral studies writing dissertations related to the Institute's mission.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Univariety Funding for International Students
An extensive list of possibilities.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Vietnam Education Foundation
The Vietnam Education Foundation is a special initiative by the Government and the people of the United States to promote closer relations between the U.S. and Vietnam. We do so by providing opportunities for Vietnamese nationals to pursue graduate and post-graduate studies in science and technology in the U.S., and for American citizens to teach in the same fields of studies in Vietnam. In short, we invest in the human capital of Vietnam and believe that we ourselves will become better by such investment.
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West African Research Center Travel Grant
The WARC Travel Grant program promotes intra-African cooperation and exchange among researchers and institutions by providing support to African scholars and graduate students for research visits to other institutions on the continent. The center offers travel costs up to $1,500 and a stipend of $1,500 to selected scholars (per cycle).
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Note : Need more information? Consider contacting Alana Stuart, International Admissions Counselor, Michigan State University, Office of Admissions, Hannah Administration Building, 426 Auditorium Rd., Rm. 250, East Lansing, MI 48824-2604; Email: stuarta8@msu.edu; Office: (517) 355-8332; Fax: (517) 353-1647.


Foundation Grants to Individuals Online (Main Library Access Only)
Find information about 10,000 foundation profiles at your fingertips, including foundation and public charity programs that have funded individual grantseekers for everything from scholarship opportunities to research needs. Updated weekly.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

An extensive online grants database owned and operated by Schoolhouse Partners, and it contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Also provides a selection of funding news.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

MSU Scholarships
Michigan State University has hundreds of scholarship opportunities available. Opportunities can be a combination of general scholarships (open to all students) and departmental scholarships (restricted to students within a specific major or field of study). Scholarships may be recommended to you at different times throughout the year as applications become available, so we suggest visiting MSU Scholarships often. Please keep in mind this section lists scholarships available regardless if you are eligible or not. Please note that some scholarships utilize an "Auto-Match" feature which will not require you to apply directly for the scholarship to be considered eligible. These scholarships will be indicated by the word "None" in the Action column. For scholarships for which you need to apply, please make a note of the deadline, as late submissions will not be accepted. Admitted students who have paid their deposit and currently enrolled students: Sign in using your MSU NetID and password to begin the scholarship application process. Once logged in, the system will automatically direct you to required applications.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

Cornell University
Graduate School Fellowships Database
(Last checked 04/25/18)

If you have access to the world wide web and are willing to fill in the online forms, this service promises a free customized list of financial aid sources. FastWeb is actually a searchable database of more than 400,000 private sector scholarships, fellowships, grants, and loans from more than 3,000 sources for all levels of higher education. First-time visitors have to register (first and last name and a user ID), then complete a profile, including background and fields of study. Registrants then receive a list of all currently relevant funding sources. The registration information is stored and can be used on subsequent visits. The entire sign-up process, and delivery of available funding sources, can be a bit tedious: about five to twenty minutes, depending on the connection speed. Approximately 500 new scholarships are added to the database daily, so registrants can stay current. Provided courtesy of Financial Aid Information Page and Student Services, Inc. created by Mark Kantrowitz and sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.
(Last checked 04/25/18)

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) Database
The IEFA database has resources for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad, with a database of over 2,000 programs of financial aid for international education. Some resources are specific to the student's home country or field of study while others are more general. Michigan State University students needing contact information for individual funders can contact Jon Harrison at harris23@msu.edu
(Last checked 04/25/18)

International Scholarships Search
he International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive listing of grants, scholarships, loan programs, and other information to assist college and university students in their pursuit to study abroad.
(Last checked 04/25/18)


Funding for United State Study 2016 : A Guide for International Students and Professionals. Institute for International Education. Funding Center (1 East) LB2337.2 .F86
Contains nearly 300 pages of scholarship and grant listings and useful articles on studying in the USA. Contains over 800 grant and scholarship listings. Features detailed descriptions of grants, fellowships, and scholarships for undergraduate and graduate study, and doctoral and postdoctoral research in the United States. Listings includes grants, fellowships, financial aid, and scholarships available through: U.S. and foreign governments, colleges and universities, educational associations, research centers, libraries, foundations, corporations, and other organizations.
(Last checked 04/25/18)


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