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GRANTS GUIDE: International Grants Guide (A-Z)


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GRANTS & LOANS GUIDE:


Scholarships and Grants for International Students [A-Z]

Please let us know when you apply to, or receive, a scholarship listed below. This will help us to evaluate the success rate of particular grant opportunities.

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AAMC Financing Your Medical Education
http://www.aamc.org/students/applying/requirements/msar/toolkit/177064/financing_your_medical_education.html
A series of programs to assist students in managing loans and preparing for future financial stability within the Medical field.
Deadline: Different deadlines for different awards.

Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
 http://nc.agbell.org/NetCommunity/Page.aspx?pid=486 
Students who were diagnosed with hearing loss of 60dB or greater in the better hearing ear are eligible for a grant ranging from $500-$5,000.
Deadline: Different deadlines for different awards

Allen Lee Hughes Fellowship
http://www.arena-stage.org/education/education-programs/internships-fellowships/
Individuals interested in artistic and technical production, arts administration and community engagement.
Fellowship provides a modest stipend and is intended to increase participation of people of color in the arts
Deadline: Different deadlines for different awards

American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
http://www.ashfoundation.org/grants/default.htm
For graduate students in the fields of Communication Disorders, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. Students are awarded a $2000 grant.
Deadline: June 15

Amity Institute Internship
http://www.amity.org/intern.html
This internship program provides opportunity for undergraduate and graduate international students to teach their native language and culture in American elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities. Students in the fields of American Studies/Civilization, English Language and Literature, and Education are eligible to apply. Award includes tuition, living expenses, and a stipend. Offered to unmarried students between the ages of 20 and 30.
Deadline: Year-round

C

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) internships
http://www.csis.org/about/jobs_interns/
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.
Deadline: Different deadlines for different semesters

The Charles and Lucille king family foundation scholarship Awards
http://www.kingfoundation.org/eligibility.html
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation undergraduate scholarships of up to $2,500 per academic year are awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in television and film. Applications and all support materials must be received no later than March 15 for the following academic year.
Deadline: March 15

CUNY CAP
http://www.cuny.edu/employment/student-jobs/jobs/counsel-assist-prog.html
For students enrolled or will be enrolled as matriculated students in a CUNY graduate program. Students must have received a bachelor’s degree from a CUNY college. Students will work from 15-20 hours at a CUNY college for a salary of $10/hr, and will be eligible for a tuition waver of up to six credits per semester.
Deadline: Year-round

D

The Don and Mary Ellen Passantino International Student Scholarship
www.usscuny.org/scholarships.htm

Recognizes international students who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and enthusiastic leadership and service under extraordinary circumstances. Two students per campus, per academic year are awarded the scholarship.

Deadline: April 3, 2015

Applications due to Office of Student Activities, Room C001 HN                                                                      Email: teneia.wooten@hunter.cuny.edu

H

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation
http://www.hfg.org/rg/guidelines.htm
Research grants ranging from $15,000 to $35,000 a year will be given to graduate students of Criminology, Family and Community Studies, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Studies and Social Sciences to explore the causes, manifestations and control of violence, aggression and dominance.
Deadline: February 1

Hellenic Times Scholarship Fund
http://www.htsfund.org/guidelines.html
For undergraduate and graduate students of Greek descent, between the ages of 17 and 25 as of May 2011.
Deadline: January 31

K

King Faisal Foundation Scholarship
http://www.kff.com/EN01/KFF/KFFIndex.html
Funding opportunity for Muslim students in Medicine, Engineering, and sciences (Physics, Chemistry, and Geology) to study at an accredited European or North American University.
Deadline: Varies

M

Microsoft Scholarships
http://www.microsoft.com/college/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.
Deadline: February 1

P

Public Service Scholar Program
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/pssp/students/how-to-apply
PSSP is a one-year, 12-credit program for Hunter college juniors and seniors interested in exploring public service as a career.
Deadline: March 12

R

The Roothbert Fund
(212) 870-3116
www.roothbertfund.org
Scholarships are awarded to individuals who are primarily motivated by spiritual values to further their education at either graduate level or undergraduate level, with preference given to those who are considering teaching as their vocation. Awards range from $2000 to $3000. Applications are available after November 1.
Deadline: February 1

S

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships
http://www.sbsny.org/sbs_scholarships.html
Merit based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad. Scholarships that accept applications from international students
Deadline: January 31

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Tylenol Scholarship
(800) 537-4180
http://scholarship.tylenol.com
Awards will be made to undergraduate and graduate students who have demonstrated leadership in community or school activities and intended to major or are majoring in a health-related field. Awards: $1,000-$10,000
Deadline: April 30

U

US Journal Financial Aid
A website with links to a lot of databases with grants for international students.

USS Scholarships
http://www.uss.cuny.edu/opportunities/scholarships.htm
Established in 1995 by the University Student Senate of the City University of New York, the USS Merit Scholarship was renamed the Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship in 2010. The scholarship awards one student per campus, per academic year for demonstrating outstanding academic and leadership performance under extraordinary circumstances.

In 2003, the University Student Senate of the City University of New York established the Donald & Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship; which was renamed the USS Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino International Students and Students with Disabilities Scholarship in 2010. The scholarship recognizes international students and students with disabilities who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and enthusiastic leadership and service under extraordinary circumstances. Two students per campus, per academic year are awarded the scholarship.
   
USS requests that each campus sends four (4) candidates for the Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship and four (4) candidates for the Don and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship. USS will award one (1) Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship per campus in the amount of $1,000.00, which will be paid in one disbursement. USS will also award one (1) Passantino Scholarship to an international student and one (1) Passantino Scholarship to a student with a disability, per campus in the amount of $500.00 each.
Deadline: April 7

W

William B Ruggles Journalism Scholarship
http://www.nilrr.org/node/8
(703) 321-9820
Undergraduate and graduate students in the field of journalism can apply. Amount of award: $2000. Applicants submit an essay, recent transcript and an application form.
Deadline: December 15

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Scholarship for Foreign Students

http://www.iefa.org/

http://www.edupass.org

Resources for Foreign Students General Assistance

http://foreignborn.com/studu_in_us/8-paying4school.htm

Loans for International Students

Discover

https://www.discover.com/student-loans/?acmpgn=%20O_DC_PR_X_HPT01
From college to graduate school, Discover can help you cover up to 100% of your school-certified tuition, housing, books and more.

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The Leo S. Rowe Fund ("the Rowe Fund")

http://www.oas.org/rowe

The Leo S. Rowe Fund ("the Rowe Fund"), is a student loan program of the Organization of American States ("the OAS"), it helps citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean OAS Member countries finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States. The Rowe Fund loans are given to students on condition that upon completion of his or her studies, the beneficiary must promise to repay the loan in full and return to his or her country in order to further intercultural exchange and socioeconomic development in the region. The courses may last for, at least, one academic semester and all studies and research for which the loan is granted, need to be completed within a two year period. Rowe Fund loans include:  

  • Interest-free loans for up to US$15,000
  • Deferred repayment while in school
  • No application or processing fees
  • Use of non-profit guarantor
  • Applications are accepted and reviewed on a year-round basis
  • Funding is sent directly to the student after approval

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CUNY Tuition Payment Plan                                                                                                                              

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TERI

www.teri.org
Through our college information services, we help students and families with career decisions, select colleges, navigate the financial aid process, and find resources. In addition, we realize many people need help filling the financial aid gap. To help meet this need TERI offers loans based on good credit, with no income limitations, for elementary and secondary, undergraduate, graduate and continuing education studies.

  • Note that this loan is certified at Hunter College once you have applied.
  • Also note that you need a co-signer who is a permanent resident or a U.S citizen with a good credit rating.

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