Scholarships to Study in the US (PART ONE)


According to Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, the US is home to more than 1,000,000 students who seek to have a better education and life experience making the US the country with the largest number of international students. With more than 4000 world-class universities, international students have more than enough to choose from. The US is a popular destination for many students due to quality education, high employment prospects, amazing innovation and research. The reasons are countless, you can add yours. We have compiled the list of scholarships available for international students to study in the US. The scholarships are classified into:

1. Scholarships specific to universities
2. Government Funded Scholarships
3. Non-Governmental Funded Scholarships.

Here is the list of University-specific scholarships:

  • American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship

    Eligibility: Open international undergraduate students with leadership potential.

    Worth: Scholarship covers all billable AU expenses (full tuition, room and board) for one international student.

  • Brandeis University Wien International Scholarship Program

    Eligibility: High-achieving students with an interest in student community contribution.

  • Clark University Global Scholars Program

    Eligibility: High-achieving students who have demonstrated contribution inside and outside class during the period of study.

    Worth: Scholarships of no less than US$10,000 as well as a guaranteed $2,500 taxable stipend for a paid internship are available for first-year international applicants.

  • Emory University Needs-Based Scholarship Program

    Eligibility: International students are eligible to apply

    Worth: varying(Both full and partial tuition)

  • Harvard University Scholarships .

    Eligibility: International students who can demonstrate financial need.

    Worth : Varying( Both full and partial tuition)

  • Illinois State University International Awards

    Eligibility: International students

    Worth: Tuition waivers, merit awards and graduate assistantships.

  • Iowa State University International Merit Scholarships 2018

    Eligibility: High-achieving international students.

    Worth: $2,000- $10,000 per year (renewable)

  • Michigan State University International Scholarships

    Eligibility: International students.

    Worth: Varying(Both partial and full tuition)

  • New York University Wagner International Scholarships

    Eligibility: International students.

    Worth: Varying(Both partial and full tuition)

  • University of Arkansas International Scholarships

    Eligibility: Funding opportunities for international students of varying backgrounds and nationalities.

    Worth: Varying( Both partial and full tuition)

  • University of Iowa Scholarships for International First Year Students

    Eligibility: International students.

    Worth: Varying ($500 – $10000)

  • University of Minnesota International Excellence Scholarships

    Eligibility: International full-time students.

    Worth: Varying(Both full and partial-tuition)

  • University of Oregon International Scholarships

    Eligibility: It is aimed at international students from around the world.

    Worth: Varying

  • University of Wisconsin Superior Non-resident Tuition Waiver Program

    Eligibility: International students demonstrating financial need

    Worth: Full tuition

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