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Government Scholarships


1. Foreign Fulbright Student Program


The Fulbright Program are scholarships for international students who wants to pursue a Master’s or PhD degree.

The scholarships can also be awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies.

The grant covers tuition fee, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance.

Level of Study: Master’s and PhD degree in interdisciplinary fields (No medical degree program/clinical medical research).

Application Deadline in the Past: Varies by country.

Select your country and get specific details on scholarship page.

https://foreign.fulbrightonline.org/


2. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowships for International Students

USA


The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a non-degree program for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and the Fellows’ home countries.

Level of Study: Fellowship for professionals.

Application Deadline in the Past: Embassies and Commissions must submit their nominations to the Institute of International Education office in Washington, DC by October 1.

The deadlines for applicants vary by country.

Scholarship page for African countries and Non-African countries.

http://www.scholars4dev.com/2887/hubert-humphrey-fellowships-for-international-students/


3. Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program

Japan


The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a non-degree program for experienced professionals interested in strengthening their leadership skills through a mutual exchange of knowledge and understanding about issues of common concern in the U.S. and the Fellows’ home countries.

Level of Study: Master’s degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: March 31.

https://inquiries.worldbank.org/knowledgebase/articles/913995-joint-japan-world-bank-graduate-scholarship-progra


University Scholarships


4. International Merit Scholarships at Iowa State University


Iowa State is committed to enrolling a diverse and talented student population.

The International Merit Scholarship is awarded to well-rounded students who have demonstrated strong academic achievement, and outstanding talent or achievements in one or more of the following areas: math and sciences, the arts, extracurricular activities, community service, leadership, innovation, or entrepreneurship.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: March 1 for fall entry/October 1 for spring entry.

https://www.admissions.iastate.edu/intl/merit_scholarships.php


5. ETSU International Students Academic Merit Scholarship


The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is open to new international students seeking a graduate or undergraduate degree at East Tennessee State University – ETSU USA.

The scholarship covers 50 percent of the total of in and out-of-state tuition and maintenance fees only.

No additional fees or costs are covered.

You must apply to be a student at ETSU before applying for the Merit Scholarship.

Level of Study: Undergraduate and Graduate degrees.

Application Deadline in the Past: June 1 for fall entry/October 1 for spring entry

https://www.etsu.edu/honors/international/internationalstudentscholarships/


6. African Presidential Scholars Program at University of Michigan USA


The African Presidential Scholars Program offers early career faculty to collaborate with faculty and students at the University of Michigan during residencies of two to six months.

Level of Study: Masters degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: August 15 through to October 15

https://ii.umich.edu/asc/umaps.html


7. IUPUI Scholarships


Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) USA offers several undergraduate scholarship opportunities for international students.

All scholarships require full-time enrollment in the fall and spring semesters.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: March 1 for Fall entry/October 1 for Spring entry

http://scholarships.iupui.edu/scholarships/index.html


8. George and Nancy Axinn International Scholarship Fund- Michigan State University


Professors George and Nancy Axinn endowed this scholarship to support graduate students who wish to pursue careers in international development.

Preference is given to international students.

Level of Study: Masters and PhD degrees.

Application Deadline in the Past: December 1

www.csus.msu.edu/…/The_George_and_Nancy_Axinn_International_Scholarship.pdf


9. Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund for Graduate Students


The Yossi Schiff Memorial Scholarship Fund at University of Michigan, USA is designed to promote international understanding and offer an educational opportunity through scholarships to foreign graduate students (from developing countries) in need.

Level of Study: Masters in Social Sciences, Humanities, Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, Nursing and Environmental Sciences.

Application Deadline in the Past: April 13

http://www.opportunitydesk.org/2014/11/09/yossi-schiff-memorial-scholarship-for-international-students-university-of-michigan/


10. IIS Undergraduate Merit Scholarships


The Institute of International Studies (IIS) at UC Berkeley seek to award a series of merit scholarships of up to $2000 each to support undergraduate research in any area on international studies.

The Institute of International Studies promotes interdisciplinary research in international, comparative, and policy studies on the Berkeley campus of the University of California.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: November 19

https://iis.berkeley.edu/funding-opportunities/undergraduate-merit-scholarship


11. International Guest Scholarships for Medical Student at American College of Surgeons


The American College of Surgeons offers International Guest Scholarships to competent young surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who have demonstrated strong interests in teaching and research.

The scholarships, in the amount of $10,000 each, provide the Scholars with an opportunity to visit clinical, teaching, and research activities in North America and to attend and participate fully in the educational opportunities and activities of the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress.

Level of Study: Graduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: July 1

https://www.facs.org/member-services/scholarships/international/igs


12. Illinois Wesleyan University International Student Scholarships


Merit-based scholarships are offered to qualified international applicants with outstanding academic achievement and test scores on the required entrance exams.

These scholarships in USA undergraduate awards range from $10,000 to $25,000 per year and are renewable for up to four years.

In some instances, additional help is provided through student loans and campus employment.

In addition, two full-tuition President’s International Student Scholarships are offered.

These scholarships are awarded each year to two highly qualified international students in assessing their talents, interests and academic achievements.

Each full-tuition scholarship is renewable for up to four years of study at Illinois Wesleyan University.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: April 1

https://www.iwu.edu/admissions/international/intscholar.html


13. International Student Mandela Fellowship Program at Michigan State University for South African Students


MSU desires to encourage the strengthening of colleges and universities in South Africa by providing tuition assistance during the first year of graduate study, many of whom will assume professional and government positions upon their return.

The intention is to allow departments to offer scholarships in USA, provisionally bringing students on campus and allowing time for other sources of financial support to be secured for the remainder of the program of study.

Level of Study: Graduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: April 15

http://www.isp.msu.edu/information-resources/student-funding/


14. Miriam J. Kelley African Scholarship Grant Program at Michigan State University


The Miriam J. Kelley African Scholarship award is intended to encourage MSU African students (woman are strongly urged to apply) to study at MSU and in turn make a contribution to the development of their country.

At least two awards can be made annually.

The number of awards made and actual award amounts depend on the quality of proposals and the resources available in the fiscal year in which funds are proposed for expenditure.

Level of Study: Undergraduate and Graduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: July 15

oiss.isp.msu.edu/index.php/download_file/view/554/205/432/428/273/


15. New York University Wagner Scholarships


These scholarships are offered to a limited number of admitted students each application cycle, including all NYU Wagner degree programs and international students.

Awards are based solely on the strength of the application and the contributions the Graduate Admissions Committee believe the applicant can make to the NYU Wagner community.

All international postgraduate student applicants at NYU Wagner are automatically considered for all merit-based scholarships, as the University gives equal consideration to scholarship applicants from within the United States and abroad.

The awards are partial to full tuition scholarships including the Robert F. Wagner Scholarship which includes a $20,000 annual stipend.

https://wagner.nyu.edu/admissions/financial-aid/scholarships


16. Full list of international scholarships at Michigan State University


Michigan State University has more international scholarships available, for a full list visit the following website:

https://finaid.msu.edu/forms/schships/view.asp



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17. Zawadi Africa Education Fund Undergraduate Scholarship for Women in Partnership with Google


The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide undergraduate scholarships to academically gifted girls/ women from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the USA, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.

Applicants may be new or current UO international undergraduate students.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering and/or ICT.

Application Deadline in the Past: Varies

http://www.zawadiafrica.org/


18. AAUW International Fellowship for Women


American Association of University Women – AAUW 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.

Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree by September 30, (past year) and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application.

The scholarship is worth $18,000 for Masters, 20,000 for PhD and $30,000 for Postdoctoral students.

Level of Study: Masters, PhD and Postdoctoral degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: August 1 through to December 1

https://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/educational-funding-and-awards/international-fellowships/


19. Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarships, USA


The Microsoft Research Graduate Women’s Scholarship is a one-year scholarship program for outstanding women graduate students and is designed to help increase the number of women pursuing a PhD.

Level of Study: PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or Mathematics departments.

Application Deadline in the Past: August 14 through to October 16

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/research/blog/tag/microsoft-research-graduate-womens-scholarship-program/


20. Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme


The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to prepare them for employment.

Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July.

The Foundation accepts applications from nationals of the following countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Syria, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Madagascar and Mozambique.

Level of Study: Masters and PhD focused areas are Architecture, Health, Civil Society, Planning & Building, Culture, Rural Development, Economic Development, Humanitarian Assistance, Education, Music.

The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master’s level courses but is willing to consider applications for PhD programmes, only in the case of outstanding students who are highly recommended for doctoral studies by their professors and who need a PhD for the fulfillment of their career objectives (academic or research oriented).

Application Deadline in the Past: January 1 through to March 31

http://www.akdn.org/our-agencies/aga-khan-foundation/international-scholarship-programme


21. Boustany Foundation – MBA Harvard Scholarship programs


The Boustany Foundation recognizes the importance of helping people evolve and leave a positive impact on the world.

In order to achieve the above, the Foundation grants various Scholarships to exceptional and meriting individuals.

Level of Study: Masters of Business Administration degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: May 31

once every two years http://www.boustany-foundation.org/scolarship-programs/MBA-Harvard


22. 7UP Harvard Business School Scholarship*


The Seven UP Harvard Business School Scholarship was created by Seven Up Bottling Company Plc of Nigeria to commemorate its 50th anniversary and aligns with the Company’s overall vision of creating a greener future for promising Nigerians.

Application opens for students admitted to the Harvard Business School MBA Class of following year.

Level of Study: Masters of Business Administration degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: September through to April

* now only for Nigerians http://www.sevenup.org/hbs/scholarship.php/


23. Campbell Fellowship for Women Scholar-Practitioners from Developing Nations


The Vera R. Campbell Foundation funded Fellowship is offered for female postdoctoral social scientist from a developing country whose work addresses women’s economic and social empowerment in that nation.

Level of Study: Postdoctorate degrees in anthropology, economics, geography, history, law, political science, psychology, sociology.

Application Deadline in the Past: November 1

https://sarweb.org/media/files/campbell_fellowship_flier.pdf


24. PEO International Peace Scholarships for Women – USA and Canada


The PEO International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program of Women helping women reach for the stars.

The fund provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.

Level of Study: Masters and PhD degrees.

Application Deadline in the Past: August 15 through to December 15.

https://www.peointernational.org/about-peo-international-peace-scholarship-ips


25. African Palliative Care Nursing Scholarship Fund by Global Partners in Care


As part of its mission to expand the availability of hospice and palliative care in sub-Saharan Africa, Global Partners in Care formally FHSSA, in partnership with the African Palliative Care Association, created the African Palliative Care Nursing Scholarship in 2010.

Level of Study: Training for Social Workers and Nurses.

Application Deadline in the Past: April 15 through to May 15.

https://www.africanpalliativecare.org/articles/african-palliative-care-education-nurses-scholarship-an-apca-global-partners-in-care-partnership-2015/


26. Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarship in Nursing & Emergency Medical Service


The Frank Lanza Memorial Scholarships recognize the outstanding academic and leadership accomplishments of students who are enrolled in regionally accredited community college programs in registered nursing, respiratory care or emergency medical services.

Phi Theta Kappa annually awards up to 20 scholarships of $2,500 each, totaling $50,000 in scholarships each year.

Level of Study: Undergraduate and Masters degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: February 1 through to April 30 (varies).

https://www.ptk.org/Scholarships/AssociateDegreeScholarships/FrankLanzaMemorialScholarship.aspx

 


27. Gus Archie Undergraduate Scholarships- Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Foundation


The Gus Archie Memorial Scholarship is supported by the Archie Fund of the Society of Petroleum Engineers – SPE – Foundation and each year, awards an outstanding student who plans to enter a university and pursue undergraduate degree in Petroleum Engineering.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: : April 15 or May 1

http://www.spe.org/scholarships/archie.php


28. EDSF Scholarship for full-time students in Document Management and Graphic Communications


The Electronic Document Scholarship Foundation – EDSF scholarship program was initiated in 1999 to recognize and support the next generation of professionals for the Document Management and Graphic Communication industry.

EDSF scholarships are awarded to full-time students who are committed to pursuing a career in the Document Management and Graphic Communications marketplace.

Application Deadline in the Past: : May 1.

http://www.edsf.org/


 

29. Fellowships in International Human Rights in UK and US


Human Rights Watch, the international human rights monitoring and advocacy organization, invites applications for its fellowship program.

The fellowship is for recent graduates of law schools or graduate programs in journalism, international relations, area studies, or other relevant disciplines from universities worldwide.

Level of Study: Masters degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: : June 1 through to October 1.

https://www.humanrightscareers.com/human-rights-fellowships/


30. Internet Scholarship Program by U.S. Bank- USA


U.S. Bank offers high school and undergraduate students the opportunity to apply for one of its 40 $1,000 scholarship position annually.

The U.S. Bank Internet Scholarship Program is available to high school seniors and college undergraduates.

Level of Study: Undergraduate degree.

Application Deadline in the Past: : March 5 through to September 17

https://www.usbank.com/community/financial-education/scholarship-application-form.html