How to Get an International Scholarship for Graduation?

By Mahjabeen Malik

Do you know that there are numerous ways of hunting international scholarships for graduation? If you are totally ignorant to that; eradicate the blanket of ignorance from your face and go for hunting your hunt. I mean to say you need to leave your comforting and search out an international scholarship for the seekers of higher studies. There is a network of means for the students to search for scholarships.  You should spend some time to search the scholarships accessible for international students by the use of resources. Online is the best resource  offers a free scholarship search, and with a little effort, you may seek a number of scholarships. For international alumnus, the US grants abundant of scholarships. A graduate class or ungraduate can apply because there is financial aid for both.

Whenever the question about scholarship emerges in your mind, first, ask from your school or college where you are studying. Because many schools and colleges award scholarship programs specifically for international students attending the institution.

Eligibility for a scholarship

There is no specific rule for a financial aid, the eligibility criteria depend upon the scholarship. Some scholarships demand an only good score of the students in TOFEL; some demands that students should belong to a specific country; some focus on specific good grades of the students in an academic exam. Dear students, keep continue your research for the opportunity of scholarship which suits you or for which you meet the eligibility of scholarship. To pursue your goal, you can consult your college admission officers or other stakeholders and financial aid; they will support you with as much money as you deserve according to your eligibility.

How do I apply?

There are no certain rules to apply for scholarships. You just need to fill application form completely. Some scholarships may ask you to submit a written piece of work. Whenever you succeed to find a scholarship for which you may be eligible, notify the grant administrator of that grant. For further detail, you can search online “ scholarship”

Widespread Study Abroad Grants & Scholarships

 There are numerous opportunities to get grants and scholarships to pursue your goal of higher studies abroad. Many countries are offering financial support to the aspirants to pursue their goal in academic.

Go Overseas

Around $500 scholarships are awarded to lucky GO Overseas community member, twice a year.  Eligibility to apply:

      Level: Any Student

  • Award: $500
  • Requirements: You must be registered full-time at an institution based in the U.S
  • Deadline: Twice Yearly
  • Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

 With the special favour of the U.S, Institute of International Education provides the financial grant to the students. The State sector offers scholarships” Benjamin A. Gilman” to assist brilliant students to study abroad. Each scholarship is up to $5,000 and nearly 3,000 scholarships are given to students each year.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: Up to $5,000
  • Requirements: A student must be beneficiary of a Federal Pell Grant.
  • Deadline: Year-Round

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Grants

The students who have ever participated in a campus where a Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society has an active chapter, are eligible for this scholarship even though they are not a Phi Kappa Phi member.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: $1,000
  • Requirements: The student be an active member Phi Kappa Phi
  • Deadline: March 15, 2019

Rotary Foundation & Club Scholarships

The Rotary Foundation and regional clubs grant a variety of scholarship opportunities for aspirants to study abroad. High school and graduate students can apply for these scholarships. It is not necessary to be a member of Rotary to apply for the scholarship.

  • Level: All Students (including High School!)
  • Award: Varies
  • Requirements: Varies
  • Deadline: Varies

The Boren Awards

The Boren Awards offers scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students learning critical skills or languages in countries of interest to the U.S.

  • Level: Undergraduate & Graduate Students
  • Award: $2,500-$20,000
  • Requirements: student have got admission in higher education institute

Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship

Tortuga Backpack’s main objective is to aid people to travel amazing trips.      Level: Undergraduate Students

  Award: $1,000

  • Requirements: Must be Enrolled at a U.S. Institution
  • Deadline:  20th May to  20th  December  (2019)

Graduate Only Study Abroad Scholarships

Here is a list of scholarships that are available only to ungraduated and graduate students. Be sure to check deadlines and scholarship windows.

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Funding & Awards

The AAUW helps women to continue in a variety of graduation level programmes. They are in the range of $10,000-$15,000 to chase topics including community development, international projects, and career development.

      Level: Graduate Students/Professionals

  • Award: Varies
  • Requirements: Women only.
  • Deadlines: Varies

Churchill Foundation Scholarship

To pursue a Master’s degree in science, mathematics, or engineering, apply for the Churchill Foundation Scholarship. This Scholarship envelops academic expenses for nine to twelve months or depending on the academic program.

  • Level: Graduate Students
  • Award: $45,000-$50,000
  • Requirements: The student be an Undergraduate Senior at a Participating University
  • Deadline: Autumn 2019 (specific dates not yet announced)

AIFS Study Abroad Scholarships & Grants

AIFS provides scholarships to a variety of different universities and student types. scholarships range are from $200 to $1,000 depending on the program and eligibility.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: $200-$1,000
  • Requirements: Varies
  • Deadlines: Varies

CEA Scholarships

 CEA offers scholarship to those students who are  enrolled in CEA study abroad programs. Scholarships are available on a merit, need, and diversity basis.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: Varies
  • Requirements: Must be a CEA program participant
  • Deadline: April 10, May 10, and November 15 (2019)

CIEE Study Abroad Scholarships

CIEE offers many scholarship opportunities for students throughout the year. It offers merit and need-based scholarships, and scholarships for summer study abroad programs.

  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: Varies
  • Requirements: Must be a CIEE program participant
  • Deadline: Varies

IFSA-Butler Study Abroad Scholarships

IFSA-Butler awards a variety of study abroad scholarships, including merit-based and diversity scholarships. They also grant program-specific scholarships depending on which of their programs you enroll in.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: $500-$5,000
  • Requirements: Varies
  • Deadline: Varies

IES Study Abroad Scholarships

IES Abroad is another big scholarship programme. They offer a wide range of scholarships to assist the student with continuing study abroad. Specifically, they offer need-based grants, diversity scholarships, and a variety of other grants and scholarships with different requirements and prize levels.

  • Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: $500 – $5000
  • Requirements: Must be enrolled to through an IES  study program
  • Deadline: Varies based on program

The Intern Group Scholarships

The Intern Group awards merit-based scholarships for students and recent graduates.

      Level: All Students

  • Award: $2,000
  • Requirements: Must be a fresh student or recently  graduated
  • Deadline: February 2 (2019)

International Studies Abroad (ISA)

International Studies Abroad (ISA), offers over $600,000 in grants and scholarships available to current students who are accepted into one of their programs. Award: up to $1,000-$2,500

  • Requirements: Must be a current undergraduate student
  • Deadline: February 28, April 30 and October 30 (2019)

Sol Education Abroad Scholarships

Sol Education Abroad, in 2019, is intended to offer 18 scholarships for their various programs throughout the year. They offer up to 50 scholarships over the journey of the year normally.

  • Level: Undergraduates
  • Award: Varies
  • Requirements: student who  enrolled in a Sol Education program through a non-partner university
  • Deadline:  1st March to 1st   July  (2019)

USAC Scholarships

 USAC grants more than $350,000 in annual scholarships to study abroad. College students and the students with high academic merit can avail them as these are great opportunities by USAC scholarships.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: Varies
  • Requirements: The student must be a USAC program participant
  • Deadline: Varies

 Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation

The Girl Scouts who achieve their gold or silver awards are eligible to apply for this scholarship named in the honor of a fellow Girls Scouts. The Schillings Scholarship intends to cover the expenses study abroad.

  • Level: Undergraduate Students
  • Award: $1,000
  • Requirements: A student must be a topical or Former Girl Scout
  • Deadline: May 17 or December 6 (2019)

Membership based Scholarships.

  • Some international scholarships offer scholarships to a member of a particular group or organization. These are called