We understand the cost of secondary education in the US can be a lot to deal with for an international student. Luckily, there are opportunities available you can look into which may be able to offer some financial assistance. Please review below as we list several scholarships, grants and fellowships you can look into as either a student or research scholar.
Please note ISO is not affiliated with any listing below and these are just here to be informational. Any questions should be directed to the scholarships/grants organizations via the contact information we provide.
AAUW Educational Foundation International Fellowships
- Fellowships and grants for female scholars who will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women.
- Address:310 L St. NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20005
- Website:http://www.aauw.orgOpens in a new tab
American Antiquarian Society
- Fellowships designed to enable academic and independent scholars and advanced graduate students to spend an uninterrupted block of time doing research in the AAS library
- Address:185 Salisbury Street, Worcester, Massachusetts 01609
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.americanantiquarian.orgOpens in a new tab
American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Fellowship for scientists, engineers and innovators who have been recognized for their achievements across disciplines, from research, teaching, and technology.
- Address:1200 New York Ave, NW Washington,DC 20005
- Contact:Contact PageOpens in your application
- Website:www.aaas.orgOpens in a new tab
American Institute for Economic Research
- Fellowships for scholars in the fields of economics, political science, philosophy, history, and law.
- Address:250 Division Street, PO Box 1000, Great Barrington, MA 01230
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.aier.orgOpens in a new tab
American Federation for Aging Research
- AFAR encourages applications from members of groups that are under-represented in the biomedical sciences.
- Address:55 West 39th Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10018
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.afar.orgOpens in a new tab
American Council of Learned Societies
- Fellowship and grant opportunities accessible to scholars working in the humanities and interpretive social sciences.
- Address:633 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017
- Website:www.acls.orgOpens in a new tab
American Jewish Archives Fellowships
- Fellowship for students and scholars of the American Jewish experience.
- Address:3101 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.americanjewisharchives.orgOpens in a new tab
American Cancer Society, California
- Funds are for scientists studying cancer
- Address:1710 Webster St., Suite 210 Oakland, CA 94612
- Website:www.cancer.orgOpens in a new tab
American Numismatic Society
- Fellowships are available for graduates students and full-time faculty at colleges and universities in the U.S.
- Address:75 Varick Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10013
- Email:ANS@numismatics.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.numismatics.orgOpens in a new tab
American Philosophical Society
- Many opportunities offered for short-term and long-term periods, for subject-specific research, digital humanities projects, and more
- Address:104 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.amphilsoc.orgOpens in a new tab
American Museum of Natural History
- Grants and fellowship for undergraduate and graduate students to field-based research, as well as to use the AMNH collections.
- Address:200 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.amnh.orgOpens in a new tab
American Political Science Association
- Grants for minoritized racial/ethnic groups or LBGTQ+ students studying issues affecting underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, or issues of tribal sovereignty and governance
- Address:1527 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.apsanet.orgOpens in a new tab
American Society for Microbiology
- Fellowships for those studying or specializing in microbiology.
- Address:1752 N Street NW Washington, DC 20036-2904
- Website:www.asm.orgOpens in a new tab
American Scandinavians Foundation
- Fellowship opportunities/grants for Scandinavians studying in US
- Address:58 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10016
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.amscan.orgOpens in a new tab
The American School of Classical Studies in Athens
- Opportunities available for graduate students/post-doctoral researchers involved in studying Greek or Mediterranean history
- Address:321 Wall Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.ascsa.edu.grOpens in a new tab
American Society of Civil Engineers
- Fellowship for civil engineering graduate students (must be an ASCE member).
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.asce.orgOpens in a new tab
American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation
- Fellowships/scholarships for those studying in communication sciences.
- Address:2200 Research Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20850
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.ashfoundation.orgOpens in a new tab
American Society of Overseas Research
- ASOR offers a variety of grants, fellowships and scholarship for those working on archaeological projects.
- Address:209 Commerce Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.asor.orgOpens in a new tab
- 40 fellowships annually to scholars engaged in research on the early Americas.
- Address:94 George Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02906
- Website:www.brown.eduOpens in a new tab
Cancer Research Center
- Scholarships and fellowships for graduate and post doctoral students conducting thesis research in the area of immunology.
- Address:29 Broadway, Floor 4, New York, NY
- Website:www.cancerresearch.orgOpens in a new tab
Center for Disease Control
- Various grants for cancer research and clinical training.
- Address:1600 Clifton Rd Atlanta, GA 30333
- Phone:(404) 498-2530
- Website:www.cdc.govOpens in a new tab
Center for Hellenic Studies
- Fellowships for Ph.D. and candidates with background on Hellenic studies.
- Address:3100 Whitehaven St NW Washington, DC 20008
- Phone:(202) 745-4400
- Website:www.chs.harvard.eduOpens in a new tab
Charles Babbage Institute
- Fellowship for a graduate student for doctoral dissertation research in computing history.
- Address:211 Andersen Library 222 21st Ave S University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN 55455
- Phone:(612) 624-5050
- Fax:(612) 625-8054
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.cbi.umn.eduOpens in a new tab
- The fellowship is available to Ph.D. students in Byzantine studies, Pre-Columbian studies, and garden and landscape studies.
- Address:1703 32nd Street NW Washington, DC 20007
- Phone:(202) 339-6416
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.doaks.orgOpens in a new tab
Elizabeth Greenshield Foundation
- Awards are limited to candidates in the early stages of their careers and who are working in a representational style in painting, drawing, sculpture and printmaking.
- Address:1814 Sherbrooke Street West Montreal (Quebec) H3H 1E4, Canada
- Phone:(514) 937-9225
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.elizabethgreenshieldsfoundation.orgOpens in a new tab
Foreign Fulbright Student Program
- The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.
- Address:One World Trade Center, 36th Floor New York, NY 10007
- Website:www.americancouncils.orgOpens in a new tab
- The Foundation supports research that investigates the basic mechanisms in the production of violence, but primacy is given to work that makes a compelling case for the relevance of potential findings for policies and approaches intended to reduce these ills.
- Address:120 West 45th Street, New York, NY 10036
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.hfg.orgOpens in a new tab
Hagley Museum and Library
- Grants and fellowships are administered by the Center for the History of Business, Technology and Society.
- Address:200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807
- Email:AskHagley@hagley.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.hagley.orgOpens in a new tab
Herb Society of America
- Grant supports those conducting research of the horticultural, scientific, and/or medicinal use of herbs throughout history.
- Address:9019 Kirtland Chardon Rd, Kirtland, OH 44094
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.herbsociety.orgOpens in a new tab
International Reading Association
- Grants to those working to improve the quality of literacy learning.
- Address:PO Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.reading.orgOpens in a new tab
The Institute for Citizens & Scholars
- Administering several fellowships for Ph.D. candidates in the areas of humanistic or women studies.
- Address:104 Carnegie Center, Suite 301, Princeton, NJ 08540
- Website:www.citizensandscholars.orgOpens in a new tab
Josephine De Karman Fellowship Trust
- The purpose of this Fellowship program is to recognize and assist students whose scholastic achievements reflect Professor Von Karman’s high standards.
- Address:P.O. Box 3389 San Dimas, CA 91773
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.dekarman.orgOpens in a new tab
Kappa Omicron Nu Honor Society
- Fellowships for students enroll and progress in master or doctoral program in human sciences or one of the specializations in a university that has a strong research program with supporting disciplines in the area of research interest.
- Address:4990 Northwind Drive, Suite 140 East Lansing, MI 48823-5031
- Phone:(517) 351-8335
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.kon.orgOpens in a new tab
The Leakey Foundation
- The Baldwin Fellowships help students from countries where there are limited opportunities for advanced education in fields of research related to human origins.
- Address:1003 B O'Reilly Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94129
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.leakeyfoundation.orgOpens in a new tab
Medical Library Association
- MLA offers a variety of funding opportunities to assist qualified students in graduate library science programs and to enable practicing health sciences librarians to pursue professional development.
- Address:233 South Wacker Drive, 44th Floor, Chicago, IL 60606
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.mlanet.orgOpens in a new tab
Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture
- Scholarships for graduate students specializing in Jewish studies.
- Address:45 Broadway, Suite 2350 NY, NY 10006
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.mfjc.orgOpens in a new tab
The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program
- Scholarships for African students studying in the US and Africa. The Program provides financial, social, and academic support to Scholars. Financial support includes, but is not limited to, tuition fees, accommodation, books, and other scholastic materials.
- Address:250 Yonge Street, Suite 2400,Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:https://mastercardfdn.org/Opens in a new tab
National Archives and Records Administration
- Several private foundations associated with our Presidential Libraries provide grants-in-aid to assist researchers studying Presidential Library holdings.
- Address:8601 Adelphi Road,College Park, MD 20740-6001
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.archives.govOpens in a new tab
National Federation of the Blind
- Scholarships for blind students pursuing or planning to pursue a full-time, postsecondary course of study in a degree program.
- Address:200 East Wells Street at Jernigan Place, Baltimore, MD 21230
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.nfb.orgOpens in a new tab
National Gallery of Art
- Internships for graduating seniors and graduate students for participation in the ongoing work of the various departments in the Gallery.
- Address:6th St and Constitution Ave NW
- Website:www.nga.govOpens in a new tab
National Institute of Justice
- Fellowships for Ph.D. graduate students for research in criminal justice.
- Address:810 7th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20531
- Phone: 202-307-2942
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.nij.govOpens in a new tab
National Women’s Studies Association
- Administering various scholarships, fellowships, and scholarships, intended to expand the possibilities of women's studies.
- Address:722 Delaney Valley Road, STE 271,Towson, MD 21204
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.nwsa.orgOpens in a new tab
Organization of American States
- The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program) grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Graduate Research for students from South America.
- Address:17th Street and Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., 20006-4499
- Email:OASPress@oas.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.oas.orgOpens in a new tab
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
- Grants for women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
- Address:3700 Grand Avenue Des Moines, IA 50312
- Website:www.peointernational.orgOpens in a new tab
The Phi Beta Kappa Society
- Fellowship for unmarried women 25 to 35 years of age who have demonstrated their ability to carry on original research in the fields of Greek and French.
- Address:1606 New Hampshire Ave. NW Washington, DC 20009
- Phone:(202) 745-3287
- Fax:(202) 986-1601
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.pbk.orgOpens in a new tab
- Scholarships for international students after the completion of at least two years. Students are expected to serve as ambassadors of goodwill through appearance before Rotary clubs. Also, scholarships for the study of different languages are available.
- Address:One Rotary Center 1560 Sherman Ave Evanston, IL 60201
- Phone:(847) 866-3000
- Fax:(847) 328-8554
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.rotary.orgOpens in a new tab
Sigma Delta Epsilon
- Graduate women in science fellowships.
- Address:Department of Biology The College of Brockport, SUNY 217 Lennon Hall 350 New Campus Drive Brockport, NY 14420
- Phone:(585) 395-5757
- Fax:(585) 395-2741
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.gwis.orgOpens in a new tab
Social Science Research Council
- MacArthur Foundation Fellows in International Peace and Security. Dissertation and postdoctoral Fellowship. For graduates and doctors of physical and biological sciences, the social/behavioral sciences, and the humanities.
- Address:One Pierrepont Plaza, 15th Floor 300 Cadman Plaza West Brooklyn, NY 11201
- Phone:(212) 377-2700
- Fax:(212) 377-2727
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.ssrc.orgOpens in a new tab
Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
- Graduates studying sexism and racism.
- Address:208 I Street NE Washington, DC 20002-4340
- Phone:(202) 675-6956
- Fax:(202) 675-6902
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.spssi.orgOpens in a new tab
Soros Foundation/Open Society Institute
- Administering many funds, especially for Eastern European students, in the fields of Communication, Journalism, Education Administration, Library and Information Science and Public Policy.
- Address:224 West 57th Street, New York, NY 10019
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.opensocietyfoundations.orgOpens in a new tab
Special Libraries Association
- Scholarships for graduate study in librarianship.
- Address:"7918 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 300 McLean VA 22102"
- Website:www.sla.orgOpens in a new tab
- The programs provide funding for education-focused research projects, research training fellowships, and additional field-building initiatives
- Address:625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611
- Website:www.spencer.orgOpens in a new tab
- Address:55 E. 59th Street New York, NY 10022
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.tinker.orgOpens in a new tab
Training & Fellowships Section of Capacity Development Office
- Fellowships focus on enable the participants to derive from their training knowledge to enhance their ability to help solve practical problems in the economic and social development of their home countries upon their return home.
- Address:United Nations, One UN Plaza., DC-1 25th Floor, New York, NY 10017
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:esa.un.orgOpens in a new tab
United States of Peace
- Dissertation scholarships for doctoral students for research in the fields of humanities and science
- Address:2301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20037
- Website:www.usip.orgOpens in a new tab
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
- The Foundation provides a variety of grants to support individual research, collaborative projects, conferences and training fellowships.
- Address:655 Third Avenue, 23rd Floor, New York, NY 10017
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.wennergren.orgOpens in a new tab
World Leisure and Recreation Association
- The Thomas and Ruth Rivers International Scholarship provides opportunities for senior or graduate students studying recreation, leisure studies, leisure services
- Address:2403 Belk Building; Mail Stop 540 Greenville, NC 27858
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.worldleisure.orgOpens in a new tab
World Health Organization
- The WHO Fellowships Programme contibutes to the acquisition of technical knowledge and skills in health, medical and related professions.
- Email:WPROFEL@who.intOpens in your application
- Website:www.who.intOpens in a new tab
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
- Winterthur fellowships support material culture research for a wide range of disciplines.
- Address:5105 Kennett Pike, Winterthur, Delaware 19735
- Email:email@example.comOpens in your application
- Website:www.winterthur.orgOpens in a new tab
Zonta International Foundation
- Zonta is dedicated to achieving gender equality in education and supports scholarships, fellowships and awards for women and girls pursuing education and careers in traditionally male-dominated fields.
- Address:1200 Harger Road, Suite 330, Oak Brook, IL 60523
- Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpens in your application
- Website:www.zonta.orgOpens in a new tab