2012 Scholarships for International Students to Study in USA and Abroad

There are billions of dollars available for scholarships around the world, but you can’t win them if you don’t apply.  This scholarships catalog includes some of the most prestigious scholarships which can also be applied by Non-U.S. Citizens [International Students].
Fulbright Scholarships
Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over students from 140 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country.
Gates Cambridge Scholarships
One to three years of study in any discipline at Cambridge University. Candidates apply directly through Cambridge.
Canon Collins Educational Trust
Full scholarship for nationals from Southern African countries South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola and Mozambique) who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master’s degree) in either the United Kingdom or southern Africa.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Japan Scholarship Program
Full scholarships for one to two years for citizens of ADB’s developing member countries pursuing postgraduate studies in development-related fields at participating academic institutions in the Asian and Pacific Region.
Albright Institute Fellowships
A grant of up to $252,000 for students who will live at the Albring Institute and study a specific field in archaeology.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Students who were diagnosed with hearing loss before the age of seven are eligible for a grant ranging from $1,000-$10,000.
All-USA College Academic Team
Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories.
American Institute of the History of Pharmacy Grant
Grants of $2,000 or more annually to a graduate student to reinforce historical investigations of some aspect of pharmacy.
American Nuclear Society (ANS) Graduate Scholarships
A series of scholarships to help students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear Science and technology.
American Scandinavian Foundation
Available for citizens of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden for study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year.
Asian Cultural Council
Individual fellowship grants to artists, scholars, students, and specialists from Asia for work in the United States.
Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD)
The AIARD Awards Committee performs an important service to AIARD and the broader international agriculture and rural development community by funding a series of scholarships for students involved in the field.
Association for Women in Science Educational Foundation
Graduate fellowships of $1,000 per year for female students enrolled in a behavioral, life, physical, or social science or engineering program leading to a Ph.D.
Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program
Short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history.
BMI Student Awards
A series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards.
Caldwell Fellowships at NC State University
A fellowship wherein graduate students conduct research and travel abroad.
Campus Compact Awards Programs
Series of scholarship awards based on humanitarianism.
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Junior Fellow Program
Year long paid internship at the Carnegie Endowment for World Peace in Washington, DC for graduating seniors interested in international affairs.
Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) summer fellowship
10-week program in which selected undergraduate students conduct independent research. Student recipients of this competitive fellowship will receive a stipend of $3,000 and also will be provided housing at no cost in a double-occupancy dormitory on campus.
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) internships
CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.
Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program
The Charles G. Koch Summer Fellow Program offers internships in public policy located in Washington, DC, and at state-based policy organizations across the country featuring a $1,500 stipend.
Chevening Scholarship Program
Three scholarship schemes for postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students from selected Countries in any field of study.
China Times Cultural Foundation Scholarships
Christine Mirzayan Science & Technology Policy Graduate Fellowship Program
Designed to engage graduate science, engineering, medical, veterinary, business, and law students in the analysis that inform the creation of science and technology policy.
DAAD Annual Grants
Undergraduate scholarship eligible for foreign nationals attending a US institution for an undergraduate degree to study in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Davis-Putter Scholarships
Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community.
Echoing Green Foundation Fellowships
Seeks to provide seed funding and support to more than 450 social entrepreneurs with bold ideas for social change in order to launch groundbreaking organizations around the world.
Environmental Research and Education Foundation
This scholarship recognizes excellence in Ph.D. or post-doctoral environmental research and education.
Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD)
Fellowships to first-, second-, and third-year undergraduate students from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. This program supports one year of non-degree undergraduate study in the United States in the particular fields.
Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 and 25.
Herbert Scoville Jr. Peace Fellowships
Internship opportunity for college graduates to serve 6 – 9 months with a participating organization of their choice in Washington DC.
Humane Studies Fellowships
For undergraduate and graduate students interested in the classical liberal/libertarian tradition of individual rights and market economies. More than 100 fellowships up to $12,000 are awarded annually.
Inter American Press Association (IAPA) Scholarship
For young journalists and journalism school graduates from Canada, Latin America, the Caribbean and the United States.
International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships
Up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world.
IREX Small Grants Fund for the Middle East and North Africa
Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 for projects to support civil society organizations, education professionals, media, and journalists in the Middle East and North Africa.
Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships
Graduating seniors or recent alumni. Open to all fields of study at any accredited university in the US or abroad. Award is up to $50,000 per year for up to 6 years.
Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies
Nationals of IMF Asian member countries interested in studying for their doctorates in economics in order to work in an international financial institution (such as the IMF or the World Bank) or in their home administrations.
Josephine de Karman Scholarships
$16,000 scholarship to support either the final year of study for juniors or for PhD candidates with ABD status.
Leader of the Pack Scholarships
Provides funding for students who completed two semesters at NCSU and intend to remain there. Applicants must also be recognized by their community as leaders.
M.A. Cartland Shackford Medical Fellowship
Series of fellowships ranging from $1,700-$25,000 based on either merit or need or both.
MacDowell Colony Residencies
Residencies are awarded based on a completed application to the Colony. Applications are chosen by a peer-review panel.
Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program
Fellowships dedicated to scientific research alongside professional scientists.
Microsoft Scholarships
Various scholarships for undergraduate students interested in computer science and related technical Disciplines: one year award for students attending institutions in the United States, Canada, and Mexico, also required that the student complete a salaried summer internship.
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Scholarships
Student members of NABJ, foreign or American born, currently attending or entering an accredited four-year college/university in the U.S. or those who are candidates for graduate school are eligible for up to $25,000 per year.
Nelson Mandela Scholarships
Up to 14 scholarships offered for disadvantaged South African students to pursue post graduate study in the United Kingdom.
Organization of American States (OAS) Fellowships
For graduate study or research in any field except medical sciences or introductory language study.
Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship
Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace. Citizens of all countries are eligible, but must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States.
Phi Kappa Phi Fellowships
Sixty Fellowships of $5,000 and forty Awards of Excellence of $2,000 each to members entering the first year of graduate or professional study. Each Phi Kappa Phi chapter may select one candidate from among its local applicants to compete for the Society-wide awards.
Phillips Exeter Academy Fellowships & Internships
Series of teaching fellowships and internships within the Phillips Exeter community.
Rhodes Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens
1-3 years of study at Oxford University for citizens of Australia, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Canada, Commonwealth Caribbean and Jamaica, Germany, Hong Kong, India Kenya, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program
Approximately 20 ($2,000-$3,000) awards are offered to students in the U.S. in need of financial aid to further their education at the undergraduate or graduate level.
Samuel Huntington Public Service Fellowship Award
Annual stipend of $10,000 for a graduating college senior to pursue public service anywhere in the world.
Society of Women Engineers
Various awards for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering programs.
South East Asian Studies Summer Institute (SEASSI) Tuition Fellowships
Smithsonian Fellowships
Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens.
Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship
Candidates for the doctoral degree at a graduate school within the United States are eligible.
Student Academy Awards
Awards and cash grants offered for student films.
Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships
Merit based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad.
UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi fellowships
Young researchers with advanced degrees (M.A., M.Sc. or equivalent) from developing countries majoring in one of four areas: environment, intercultural dialogue, information and communication technologies, and peaceful conflict resolution.
UNCF Scholarships and Grants
A series of scholarships which hold their own eligibility criteria, open/close dates and required documents. In order to apply for a UNCF Program Services Scholarship, you must apply through the online application process.
Villers Fellowship for Health Care Justice
Candidates applying for the one year Villers Fellowship ($35,000 annual salary) must demonstrate a commitment to social and health care justice advocacy following their year of hands-on experience as a fellow.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Vacation [Summer] Placements
The Vacation Scholarship is intended to provide promising undergraduates with ‘hands-on’ experience of research during the summer vacation and to encourage them to consider a career in research
Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice
The Wellstone Fellowship for Social Justice is designed to foster the advancement of social justice through participation in health care advocacy work that focuses on the unique challenges facing many communities of color.

Eligible Countries
Publish Date
July 20, 2012