The GotScholarship $40K Giveaway is back! For the third year GotChosen is hosting a scholarship for international students to have the chance to win financial assistance toward their education. This award is open to students pursuing any area of study and will cover educational expenses including tuition, books and other educational supplies/equipment.
To apply for this $40,000 award, individuals must be at least 18 years old and must complete the registration form. After signing up, students are able to apply for this award by either selecting the “apply” button on the $40K Give Away Scholarship page, or by mailing in a written request.
After registration, individuals can increase their chance at winning the $40K by gaining sponsors. A sponsor is an individual who registers and agrees to sponsor the individual who invited them- this does not require a purchase. The more sponsors you gain means the more entries you will obtain, thus increasing your chance at winning the $40K!
The deadline to apply for this award and gain as many sponsors as possible is September 30th. The winner will be announced October 31st.
To learn more about or to apply for the $40K Give Away Scholarship you can visit here.
Students who are looking for a scholarship and a school to attend as an international student are in luck since the Hobsons’ Virtual Student Fair is just around the corner. There, students can chat live with US school representatives and current international students at schools throughout the US. Student are able to have all of their questions answered right away and receive further information on how to apply to the school of their interest. As a bonus, those who attend the fair are entered for a chance to win $3000 in scholarships.
Last year spots filled up quick as thousands of international students signed up to attend the fair. If you would like to attend the fair, the date and time will vary depending on your citizenship. Find your home region below, then follow the link and sign up to attend the Hobsons’ Virtual Student Fair to chat with US schools live and a chance to win a scholarship.
- Africa & Middle East: September 7th @ 10am- 4pm EST
- Latin America: September 14th @ 12pm-6pm EST
- Asia: September 28th @3pm-9am EST
If you would like to attend the online fair, you are able to register now to reserve your spot for a chance to chat with US schools and win a portion of the $3000 in scholarships available!
If you’ve been applying to every scholarship opportunity that comes your way and still need more awards to apply for, you’re in luck! The International Student Essay Contest launches today and will allow you to create an award-winning essay about either your study abroad experience or that of a friend or family member. Traveling abroad, especially to study, gives an individual a number of great stories and International Student wants to hear yours.
Essays must be submitted before September 1 and be between 300 and 500 words. To submit your essay, follow these simple steps:
- Visit the International Student Essay Contest listing for more information
- Follow the link in the listing to the contest application
- Complete the form and submit your essay
- Visit and like the International Student Facebook page for updates on the contest
Three individuals will receive first, second or third place and be awarded a gift card of their choice in the following amounts:
- First Place: $200
- Second Place: $75
- Third Place: $25
Plus, the winning essays, along with a short bio of each winner, will be placed on the InternationalStudent.com site for millions of visitors to enjoy.
Find out more about the International Student Essay Contest and how to enter to win the $200 prize.
International Student Voice Magazine is granting one international student from anywhere around the world (except the US and Canada) a $750 scholarship to fund their college or university studies inside the US or Canada. To apply for this award, you will need to have an F1 or J1 visa and complete a 200 word essay based upon both of the following questions:
- What do you consider to be the biggest challenge international students face while studying in the United States and why?
- How will this scholarship help you achieve your long-term goal(s)?
The essay needs to be submitted with at least one photograph. Along with submitting an essay you must also follow the social media entry requirements. The scholarship application and essay can be submitted directly from the International Student Voice Magazine scholarship page, there is also additional information regarding how to enter this scholarship along with a sample essay.
Between August 12 and August 16 the finalists for the International Student Voice Magazine scholarship will be announced. The grand prize winner will be announced August 19.
If you would like more information on the International Student Voice Magazine scholarship and how to apply, you can visit here.
Calling all women around the world who are interested in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering! The Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program is now open for applications. Each year 35 individuals are awarded this fellowship grant in the amount of $10,000 to pursue the study of aerospace.
To be eligible, applicants must have a record of academic excellence and be pursuing a doctoral/Ph.D. degree- post doctoral women are not eligible. Those who are current fellows are able to re-apply for the fellowship, however, they must proceed through a new application process.
The fellowship committee will review each application and recommend a select few finalists to the Zonta International Board of Directors who will then determine the fellowship awardees. Applications must be postmarked by November 15 and applicants will be notified of their status in April.
The Amelia Earhart Fellowship was established in 1938 by the Zonta International Foundation in honor of Amelia Earhart, it has since awarded 1,403 students this fellowship equaling a total of $8.3 million.
If you are interested in pursuing the aerospace industry and would like more information on how to apply for the Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship Program, visit here.
Abercrombie & Fitch and the National Society of High School Scholars have teamed up to bring international students the Abercrombie & Fitch International Global Diversity & Leadership Award. Students who are currently enrolled in or will be within the upcoming academic semester at a college or university and will be attending class in Australia, China, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates or the United Kingdom are eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Nine awards will be granted to international students in the amount of $1000 USD. This award can go towards tuition, books, room & board, or other educational expenses. There is not a specific field that students need to be pursuing to apply for this scholarship; however, they must have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher (on a 4.0 scale).
Recipients of this scholarship are chosen based upon their academic record, recommendations and their responses to the questions on the award application.
The Abercrombie & Fitch International Global Diversity & Leadership Award is to help support the growth and development of future leaders. Eligible international students who would like more information on this award and how to apply can visit here.
Students pursuing their bachelor degree as a first year international student are eligible for the international academic merit scholarship at Wilson College. Upon admission into Wilson College, eligible international students will be awarded the scholarship. There is not a specific application for this award; however, students must complete the Wilson College paper or online admissions application, along with a statement of finance- and be accepted into the college.
While this award is not a full-scholarship, this merit award has the potential to grant international students aid for up to 25%-50% of their tuition. Wilson College will review and evaluate past academic achievement of the individual under consideration. There is not a required field of study that individuals must be pursuing in order to receive this award, nor is there a specific home country that they should be from. There are approximately 10 awards granted each year in amounts varying from $5000-$15,000.
Wilson College is a Presbyterian-affiliated, liberal arts school located in Pennsylvania. At this all-women college, there is a strong focus on providing students with the one-on-one attention they need with a 10:1 student-ratio.
If you are interested in becoming an international student at Wilson College and receiving this award, visit here to learn more and apply.
Deadline: November 30
There are three Rolex Scholarships granted each year: one in North America, one in Europe and one in Australia. Each year the Rolex Scholarship award amount increases and it is now up to $25,000 for the North American award, £16,000 for the European award and AUS $30,000 for the Australian award! This award is open to individuals interested in a career in an underwater related discipline, with this scholarship they will not only receive the cash award, but also training from skilled leaders in the industry. The winning scholar will explore the underwater world in their region, but will also venture to other regions of the world as well. For one year the individual will be on the road, traveling extensively to the next expedition, the itinerary and scheduling of these trips will be organized by a coordinator.
Experience gained during the Rolex Scholarship underwater research will include: scientific expeditions, laboratory assignments, underwater research, scientific expeditions, equipment testing and design, photographic instruction and other specialized assignments.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be pursuing marine biology, plant sciences, travel/tourism, and sustainable development and biology/life sciences. If you would like to apply for the Rolex scholarship you can learn more here.
The American Swedish Institute grants the Malmberg scholarship for study in Sweden to one individual annually. This award is granted up to $10,000 for study or research in Sweden and can cover fees associated with items such as tuition, travel, books and housing.
The Malmberg scholarship for study in Sweden is open to U.S. citizens or residents who are full time students in a degree-granting program at an accredited US college or university- but who are able to supplement their current studies with time in Sweden or those who are qualified scholars that are able to enhance their study with research in Sweden. There is not a restriction on the field of study or research in Sweden that individuals can be pursuing to receive this award. However, award recipients must submit a final report on the study in which the grant assisted, as well as acknowledge the American Swedish Institute upon receiving an award associated with the work which the grant assisted with.
This award was established from a contribution from Cornelia Malmberg- an educator from Winthrop, Minnesota who spent much time abroad, and had a strong interest in Sweden and educating others on Sweden.
You can apply and find more on the Malmberg Scholarship for Study in Sweden by visiting here.
Bird-X is now hosting an essay contest for one individual to win the grand prize of $1000 toward their college education. To win, international students must share what effort they are making to live life more environmentally friendly. The essay must be 500 words or less and must address how they are living life greener, reducing their carbon foot print and minimizing their consumption/waste.
The Bird-X creative department will determine the top 5 essays which will be posted on the Bird-X website. International students who apply can share the post with friends and family via social media networks like Facebook and Twitter to gain points toward winner consideration.
Those who enter to win the Bird-X generation green essay contest scholarship can also submit a photo of a pest bird in action to win the photo bonus award. The two top photo winners will win $200. All winners will be announced August 2nd.
To apply, the following rules must be followed:
- All material submitted must be original
- Individuals may only enter once
- A photo is not required to enter the essay contest
- An essay is required to enter the photo contest
Bird-X is the leading brand of humane bird control solution. Products are to prevent infestation, property damage, spread of disease and workplace liability without the use of chemical pesticides, poisons and dangerous traps.
You can find more on how to apply for the Bird-X generation green essay contest scholarship here.