Student Life: International Students

Financial Aid

SIT has identified a list of organizations that provide scholarships for graduate study in the United States. If you feel you may qualify for any of these scholarships you should contact that particular organization.

Fellowships Through Placement Organizations

Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program
A limited number of fellowships for full funding (including tuition, travel, and living expenses) are available for the coming academic year for students from Brazil, Chile, China, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique, Nigeria, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania, Thailand, Uganda and Vietnam.

Institute for International Education
Fulbright Program
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580  

Fulbright Outreach Program Fellowship
United States-Israel Educational Foundation
Ben Yehuda 1
P.O. Box 26160
Tel Aviv 61261
Fax: +972-(0)3-516-2016
Office phone: +972-(0)3-517-2392

Israeli citizens of Arab origin or of Ethiopian origin are eligible. Dual American-Israeli citizens or permanent residents of the United States are not eligible to apply.

Muskie and Freedom Support Act Fellowships
The program provides opportunities for graduate students and professionals from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan for one-year non-degree, one-year degree, or two-year degree study in the United States.

Scholarships for Women

Alpha Delta Kappa Foundation
1615 West 92nd Street
Kansas City, MO 64114
816 363-5525

American Association for University Women (AAUW)
1111 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20036

Scholarships available for full-time study for women with the equivalent of a US bachelor’s degree.

Canadian Federation of University Women
251 Bank Street, Suite 600
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada KZP 1X3

Fellowships and partial scholarships to Canadian women.

College Women’s Association of Japan
CWAJ Center
2-24-13-1202 Kami-Osaki,
Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0021
Telephone: 3491 2091
Fax: 3491 2092

Supports graduate study at English-speaking universities and research institutions abroad for women who are nationals or permanent residents of Japan.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
The World Bank Group
1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
202 473-8751

This fund provides financial assistance to women from developing countries during their studies in the United States or Canada.

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
P.E.O. Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: 515 255-3153
Fax: 515 255-3820

Partial scholarships for women.

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