Scholarships and financial aid for international students studying and living on campus in the US

What scholarships are available for international students who want to study in the US and live on campus? How much financial aid is typically offered through these scholarships?

Scholarships for International Students in the US

University-Specific Scholarships

  1. Harvard University: Need-based aid covering up to full tuition and living expenses.
  2. Stanford University: Need-based aid covering up to full tuition and living expenses.
  3. Yale University: Need-based aid covering full tuition and living expenses.
  4. USC International Student Scholarships: Merit-based scholarships ranging from partial to full tuition.

Government and Organization Scholarships

  1. Fulbright Foreign Student Program: Covers tuition, living expenses, health insurance, and travel costs.
  2. AAUW International Fellowships: $18,000-$30,000 for women.
  3. Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program: Full tuition, living stipend, airfare, and health insurance.
  4. Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program: Covers tuition, living expenses, health insurance, and travel costs.

Private Organization Scholarships

  1. Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Program: Tuition and living expenses (half grant, half loan).
  2. PEO International Peace Scholarships: Up to $12,500 per year for women.

Financial Aid Packages

  • Undergraduate: Scholarships range from partial to full tuition, often including living expenses.
  • Graduate: Full tuition, stipends for living expenses, and health insurance through fellowships and assistantships.