Funding Resources for Foreign Students

Arab Student Aid International (ASAI)

The Executive Committee of ASAI has approved scholarship interest-free loans for Arab students to pursue their higher education in the U.S., Europe and other countries for the academic year 2009/2010 so that they can play a dynamic role in the social, cultural and economic development of their homelands. The scholarship loans range from $1,000 to $5,000 per academic year, to partially cover the tuition, room and board expenses provided that candidates met all the requirements before applying.

Asian Cultural Council

Fellowships available for Asian artists, scholars, and specialists to conduct research, study, receive specialized training, or pursue creative activity in the United States. Some grants are also made to Americans pursuing similar activities in Asia and to educational and cultural institutions engaged in projects of special significance to Asian-American exchange.

Eastern European Peoples Foundation

Dedicated to providing scholarships to the children of Eastern Europe.

Edupass: Smart Student Guide to Studying in the USA

How much does a US education cost, and how will you pay for it? Find the answers here, plus the best sources of financial aid for international students, and a whole lot more. Be sure to check the following sections: Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students. Financial Aid for International Students, and Loans for International Students.

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship for Women

Believing that education is fundamental to world peace and understanding, members of the P.E.O. Sisterhood provide grants-in-aid for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States or Canada. The maximum grant awarded to a student is $5,000 annually. Recipients may re-apply and receive the scholarship for a maximum of three years.
ELIGIBILITY: An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working towards a graduate degree in the college or university of her choice in the United States or Canada. Eligibility form must be completed before application materials can be sent to applicants. For more information, contact P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund, P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312-2899, USA

Scholarships for Arabic Students Studying in the United States

A compilation by the Arab American Institute.

Scholarships for Students of Ukranian Ancestry or Citizenship



(Bill) Raskob Foundation

A small family foundation set up to give deserving students undergraduate and graduate loans with no interest. It funds over one hundred applicants a year.

(Evalee C.) Schwarz Charitable Trust for Education

A trust created to give 0% interest loans to deserving graduate and undergraduate students.

ONLINE DIRECTORIES (for further, personalized research):

General College Scholarships and Graduate Fellowships  Undergraduate and Graduate Education

An outstanding resource on the internet created and maintained by Francisco Alberto Tomei Torres, Ph.D.  

HigherEd Financial Aid for Graduate Students Funding Directory. It has a collection of many scholarships for graduate students including funding to complete your thesis / dissertations. 


City College General Information on Financial Aid, Employment, Etc.

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