External Resources

Please note: These search engines have not been reviewed for accuracy.

Opportunities for International Students

The National Association of Fellowship Advisors has compiled this list of opportunities for which international students are eligible. 

Undergraduate Scholarships:

Pro Fellow
ProFellow serves as the go-to source of information on professional and academic fellowships. Through Pro Fellow you can search through thousands of opportunities for undergraduate, post-graduate and graduate-level fellowship opportunities.

College Board Scholarship Search
College Board's Scholarship Search is an online tool to help students locate scholarships, internships, grants, and loans that match their education levels, talents, and backgrounds. By completing the brief questionnaire Scholarship Search will find potential opportunities from a database of more than 2,300 sources of college funding.

FastWeb
FastWeb helps students make the decisions that shape their lives: choosing a college, paying for college and finding jobs during and after college. FastWeb lets students create a personalized profile that can be matched against our expansive databases of colleges and scholarships. As the oldest and most popular free online scholarship matching service, our database has over 600,000 scholarships. FastWeb also notifies students when new scholarships are added and application deadlines are approaching.

Next Student
This valuable Scholarship Search tool allows you to search our online database of more than 9,000 college funding sources comprised of more than 800,000 individually awarded scholarships valued at over $2.8 billion. Using the NextStudent database to find money for college is fast, completely private, and totally free of charge. Simply enter your (or your student's) personal and academic information, and the NextStudent Scholarship Search Engine will select those awards that match your profile. It also provides, for all scholarships, the funding source's eligibility requirements, due dates, number of awards, award amounts, and contact information.

Scholarship.com
Free college scholarship search & financial aid information resource, connecting students & parents with college funding opportunities. Create a personal profile & our free scholarship search will match you to our database of college scholarships. Search results include scholarship summaries & a custom application request letter.

 

Undergraduate Study Abroad Scholarships:

Foundation for Global Scholars
Through scholarships to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students pursuing accredited study abroad programs, the Foundation for Global Scholars seeks to empower future leaders to become better prepared for the fast-changing global marketplace and interdependent world.

Fund for Education Abroad
Fund for Education Abroad awards are intended to support students planning to participate in high-quality, rigorous education abroad programs. The financial support for these scholarships is provided by generous donors, who are committed to increasing study abroad opportunities for dedicated American students.

IIEPassport Study Abroad Funding
This directory features detailed descriptions of hundreds of study abroad scholarships, fellowships, grants, and paid internships for U.S. undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate students, and professionals.

 

Other Useful Sites:

GWU Libraries Scholarship Resource Page
The Gelman Library has compiled a website of sources online and in print for locating funding and scholarships.

GWU Office of Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships
The Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF) website is designed to educate graduate students at the George Washington University about funding opportunities at the Master's and PhD levels.Whether you are an incoming student, current student, international student or veteran, the Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships (OGSAF) has funding information you need for graduate study at The George Washington University.

Phi Beta Kappa
Phi Beta Kappa was founded on December 5, 1776, at the College of William and Mary. Since then, Phi Beta Kappa has evolved to become the nation's leading advocate for the liberal arts and sciences at the undergraduate level. Phi Beta Kappa elects over 15,000 new members a year from 270 chapters across the United States.Phi Beta Kappa has over 50 associations - groups made up of Phi Beta Kappa members - in cities across the U.S. Over 15,000 new members, usually students in their senior year of undergraduate work, are elected each year. Each chapter elects new members every year, both in the fall and in the spring, and initial ceremonies are usually held at this time.They support the ideals of the Society through academic, social, and community-based programs.The Society's distinctive emblem, a golden key, is widely recognized as a symbol of academic achievement.

Education Index at PhD.org
A source of updated, clear educational data about undergraduate and graduate programs in the United States, utilizing available numbers from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).  In particular, the database allows you to search through over 19,000 graduate programs at 2,240 US universities and compare programs in terms of specific criteria.