Resources for Paying for School
Explore our list of websites and resources exclusively for international students looking for ways to help subsidize their overseas education. These sites have been vetted by the editors at U.S. News Global Education.
Funding for U.S. Study Online is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funding for U.S. Study includes all types of funding programs, for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.
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.
Scholarship Positions provides hundreds of scholarships for international students. At this site, you can browse scholarships by country or subject, and you can also view featured scholarships. You will find information about scholarship application deadlines, scholarship amounts, number of available scholarships, and more.
Scholarships.com offers a special collection of scholarships for international students looking to study abroad. On this site, you can find information about application deadlines, scholarship amounts, and scholarships for which you might be eligible.
IEFA is the premier resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for U.S. and international students wishing to study abroad. At this site, you will find the most comprehensive college scholarship search and grant listings, plus international student loan programs and other information to promote study abroad.
International Student provides a free, up-to-date, comprehensive list of scholarships, grants and other awards that are available to international students from around the world. If you find an award you are interested in, you can then apply directly to the school or organization that offers the award.
CollegeWeekLive makes it easy to find information on the college of your choice, with online events and live chats happening nearly every day. To enter the monthly scholarship, simply create a free account, login to CollegeWeekLive, and visit five college pages of your choice on any day that month. It's that easy — no essay required.
Education USA is sponsored by the United States Department of State. On this site, you can view listings of grants and financial aid that are available for international students who wish to come to the U.S. for school.
The American Association of University Women offers international fellowships for non-citizens of the United States who are female. The fellowships are intended for those looking to pursue graduate and postgraduate studies.
The Fulbright Program for Foreign Students is administered by binational Fulbright Commissions/Foundations or U.S. Embassies. All Foreign Student Program applications are processed by these offices. Program eligibility and selection procedures vary widely by country. Visit the website for more details.
RaiseMe allows high school students to create a profile and get matched with college scholarships for which they might be eligible. On this site, you can enter your achievements, learn about scholarships for which you are eligible, and find which schools would accept the scholarships.
International Student Loan is a website that helps international students find loans or which they are eligible. On this site, you can enter personal information such as country of citizenship and which school you are attending, and you will be matched with student loans for which you may qualify.
The World Bank Scholarships Program offers scholarships to citizens of World Bank member countries. The scholarship is intended for people who already possess a Bachelor’s degree and are looking to pursue a Master’s degree.
Through partnerships with lending institutions around the world and specialized loan servicers, Global Student Loan Corporation arranges financing for students to cover the complete cost of education, including: tuition and fees, books, “approved” housing, transportation, computer hardware and software, and other approved education expenses.