Scholarships for International Students

October 22nd, 2012 by Jennifer Frankel

Studying in a foreign country is full of challenges. For many, one of the biggest of those challenges is finding a way to pay for the education. Many international students are not eligible for federal aid and many schools require that you prove your ability to pay for part or all of the school’s tuition up front. This is why scholarships for international students are so important. They offer a way for bright students to study in the US who may have otherwise been unable to afford it.

If you are interested in finding scholarships for international students, you can search through our list here. This list is a great place to search through all sorts of scholarships quickly and easily. You can narrow your search by what you are studying, where you are studying, and where you are from, which can really help narrow down the results to the scholarships that are best suited to you.

If you find a scholarship you are interested in you will just have to click on the “information” button (which is to the right and looks like the letter “i”) where you will find a more complete description of what is offered and what is required from you to qualify. Then, if you decide that you want to apply, you just need create a quick username and password. Having this username and password will also allow you to save scholarships that you are interested in and come back to them later.

Finding scholarships for international students doesn’t have to be hard – you just have to know where to look. With thousands of scholarships to search from, IEFA.org is the best online recourse for those who might not otherwise be financially capable of studying in the US.

10 Comments

  1. Lisa D. Ferguson says:

    My son has two more semesters left to complete his degree in Game Design and Programming. However, we are running into financial difficulty. We are trying to locate a scholarship that can fund his last two semesters totaling $13,995.00. He is graduating June 13, 2013. He currently has a 3.6 GPA. Please help! What scholarships are out there? Please advise. Thanks, Lisa

  2. Giovana Montano says:

    I would like to know if you offer scholarships for College in Medicine field

  3. john paul says:

    i like it.

  4. Balinsanga Nicholas says:

    I request for a masters degree scholarship.I am a Ugandan.I am unable to pay for myself due to lack of financial resource

  5. Shahinda AbdAlmotagally says:

    Alsalamu Alykum,

    Fortunately,I was accepted at FIT(Florida Institute of Technology),but according to the lack of fund,I’ll start in Spring 2013.

    I wonder if you can help me..

    P.S: I’m an international student and FIT gave me a scholarship (14.000$),but I have to afford 34.000.

    Best regards.
    Shahinda

    • Bryanna Lindblom says:

      Thank you for your comments.

      If you are in need of an international scholarship, you can begin your search for awards here. There, you can find aid that meets your specific needs based upon where you are studying, what you are studying and where you are from.

      Good luck!

  6. Agneska Marcinkevic says:

    Hello,
    I am a international student from Lithuania. I am studying in United Kingdom in Huddersfield. The university of Huddersfield – Hospitality Management. This year is my first. I am wonder, can I apply for any students grand or support?
    Thank you

  7. Earnings Mbewe says:

    I have been offered a place to study BA (Hons)Earlt Childhood Studies at University College Birmingham in UK in 2013. How can I get scholarship for this course? Assist me

    • Bryanna Lindblom says:

      Hi Earnings,

      That is great you were accepted into the school of your choice! If you would like to browse scholarships that you might be eligible for, you can do so here.

      Good luck with your studies!

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