It is a well-known fact that the USA is the most expensive country to study from and get a degree. But do not get demotivated by that fact. There are several other ways to get funding for education to study for free in the United States by applying on US Scholarships. The international student can get funding in the US-sponsored by US Education Ministry; such as Fulbright Scholarship programs, and, there are many scholarships provided by US Universities as well to international students to study for free in the US.
Here is the list of Scholarships provided by the US Universities and US Government to international students. Some are funded by institutions, some by government and some by private organizations. Hope this list of USA Scholarships will be helpful to you:
Scholarships funded by USA Government
- Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program – This is a program that provided non-degree scholarships to all international students who want to study in the US for 10 months.
- Fulbright Foreign Student Program – This is the most famous program offered to international students by the US government. This scholarship is for all graduate students, artists and young professionals for 1 year or more. Not applicable for the medical stream.
USA Non-government Scholarship funding
- Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship – This scholarship is provided twice in a year to foreign students to get an education from the US. Worth – 1,000 dollars.
- Science & Law School Scholarship – This Scholarship provides a full education coverage to Science and Law students to study in any of the top 1000 ranked US University.
- David P.Shapiro Annual Leukaemia Scholarships – It provided two scholarships to students each year treated with leukemia in the US. Worth – 1,000 dollars.
- The Next Gen Scholarship Fund – This scholarship is provided to those foreign students who have at least a 3.0 GPA and have his name in a credited university in Virginia, Washington DC or Maryland. Worth – 1,000 dollars.
US Scholarships for Asian Students
- Japan – United States Friendship Commission – This program was undertaken by the USA and Japan for the betterment of Japanese students studying in the US and vice versa.
- East – West Center Scholarships and Fellowships – This program provides scholarships to those students who are studying in the USA and coming from the Asia-Pacific region.
US Scholarships for Female Students
- MIT-Zaragoza Women in Logistics and SCM Scholarship – Scholarship for female students of any nation, age, and ethnicity, to take education from Zaragoza Logistics Center at MIT.
- AAUW International Fellowships – Companionship provided to foreign female students by the American Association of University Women.
US Scholarships for Graduate Students
- Rotary Peace Fellowships: If a student is studying in one of the Rotary’s ‘Peace Centers’ then he will be provided a scholarship for completing his master’s degree.
US Scholarships for Developing Countries
- MasterCard Foundation Scholarships – This scholarship is provided to students from Africa studying in Africa and the US.
- Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme – This scholarship is for postgraduate foreign students from Africa.
- Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders – Students from sub-African countries of age ranging from 25 to 35 are given this scholarship. It mostly aims at making students rich in business and leadership skills.
US University Scholarships
- University of Wisconsin Superior Non-resident Tuition Waiver Program – Scholarship for a foreign student studying at the University of Wisconsin.
- American University Emerging Leader Scholarship – Fee waiver for foreign students undertaking undergrad courses in the American University situated in Washington DC.
- University of Oregon International Scholarships – Provides scholarships to foreign students from across the globe studying at the University of Oregon.
- Brandeis University Wien International Scholarship Program – Scholarship for high ranked students.
- University of Minnesota International Excellence Scholarships – Consist of 2 scholarships to foreign students at the University of Minnesota.
- Clark University Global Scholars Program – All the first-year foreign students gets a stipend of 2,500 dollars, as well as a scholarship of 10,000 dollars, which is awarded to them.
- University of Iowa Scholarships for International First-Year Students – Scholarship for first-year foreign students starting their courses in Autumn.
- Emory University Needs-Based Scholarship Program – Foreign students need to show up their financial needs to get a scholarship in the university.
- University of Arkansas International Scholarships – Foreign students coming from various countries and background and studying at the University of Arkansas enjoys this scholarship.
- Harvard University Scholarships – It provides various scholarships to foreign students but is very much competitive.
- New York University Wagner International Scholarships – Scholarship to get an education at NYU Wagner Graduate School.
- Illinois State University International Awards – It boons foreign students with merit awards, assistance in graduation and tuition fee waiver.
- Michigan State University International Scholarships – Several Scholarships for foreign students taking education in this university.
- Iowa State University International Merit Scholarships – High ranked students only get a scholarship here.
- Yale University Scholarships – International Students can apply for fully funded Yale Scholarship programs as well as partially funded Yale Scholarship programs.