Externally Funded Graduate Scholarships and Fellowships
These fellowships are for international (non-US) students. Scroll down the list or click to read about a particular award. Some fellowships might be cross-listed in categories besides this one.
- American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships
- Canadian Studies Grant Program
- Canon National Parks Scholars Program for the Americas
- East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship
- Florence Terry Griswold Scholarships
- SAE Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan Program
- American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships
- Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellowships
- Internationalscholarships.com Search Page
- University of Iowa Search Page
- Zonta International, Inc., Scholarships
American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowships
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported.
Doctoral fellowships are $20,000 for one year. Six of these awards are available to members of International Federation of University Women affiliate organizations. These fellowship recipients may study in any country other than their own.
The deadline for the next application cycle will be in December.
For more information, see http://www.aauw.org/fga/fellowships_grants/international.cfm.
Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program for the Americas
The Canon National Parks Science Scholars Program is pleased to announce its 2004 competitions. The program is a collaboration among Canon U.S.A., Inc., the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the US National Park Service. The program will award eight $80,000 scholarships to Ph.D. students throughout the Americas to conduct research critical to conserving the national parks of the region. Students need not be US residents to receive this award.
Research projects in the biological, physical, social and cultural sciences are eligible, as well as projects in a new category - technology innovation in support of conservation science. Applications must be received by May 3.
Download the application at http://www.nature.nps.gov/canonscholarships/.
Canadian Studies Grant Program
TThe Canadian Government, through its Embassy and Consulates in the United States, supports research, conferences, teaching, and program activity related to Canada and/or Canada-U.S. relations. The Canadian Studies grant program seeks to encourage comparative research and teaching, faculty exchanges, student mobility, and collaboration between American and Canadian researchers. The program also seeks to build stronger ties between American and Canadian universities and colleges.
- Research Grant Program assists individual scholars or teams of scholars in writing an article-length manuscript of publishable quality with a focus on Canada or Canada-U.S. relations.
- Doctoral Student Research Award offers doctoral students an opportunity to conduct part of their dissertation research in Canada. The program is intended for students whose dissertations are related in substantial part to the study of Canada.
- Faculty Enrichment (Course Development) Program provides faculty members an opportunity to develop or update a course with substantial Canadian content that will be offered as part of their regular teaching load.
The Canadian Government is particularly interested in projects that have policy relevance for Canada and Canada-U.S. relations. Topics that are highly relevant to Canada-U.S. relations include smart and secure borders; North American economic competitiveness; regulatory cooperation; Canada-U.S. trade and investment partnership; energy security and sustainability; environmental sustainability; emergency planning and management; Canada-U.S. security and defence cooperation; Canada in Afghanistan; global health policy; and changing demographics in North America.
In 2008-09, the Canadian Studies Grant Program provided support to faculty, researchers, and graduate students at 79 universities, colleges, and institutions in 29 states. More than 100 projects were funded on a wide range of topics and in many disciplines. Click here for a list of recent grant recipients and their projects.
Prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss their interest in the grant program with a Canadian government officer in their area. We invite faculty and students to subscribe to Canada Watch, a weekly summary of the publications and commentaries from Canadian think tanks and research centers on a wide range of Canadian and Canada-U.S. issues; NewsCan, a weekly summary of news from Canada; and the Canada-U.S. Business and Economic Monitor. Connect2Canada updates are now available on Twitter and Facebook.
East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship
The East-West Center Graduate Degree Fellowship provides Master's and Doctoral funding for graduate students from Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S. to participate in educational and research programs at the East-West Center while pursuing graduate study at the University of Hawai'i. Through East-West Center affiliation, awardees become part of a growing network of students and alumni forging the shape and substance of the world's most vibrant region.
Center fellowships are provided for degree study at the University of Hawai'i and participation in the Center's international and intercultural programs. The Center and the University of Hawai'i, located in a unique island setting with a distinctive multicultural heritage, offer premier resources for studies on Asia, the Pacific, and the U.S.
Degree fellows have opportunities to participate in graduate certificate programs offered in leadership studies, international intercultural studies, population studies and natural resource management that enhance their degree studies. Other opportunities include invited participation in the Center's research projects in several areas of international study including politics, governance and security; economics; environmental change; population and health; education; and Pacific islands development.
Florence Terry Griswold Scholarships
The Pan American Round Tables of Texas are the sponsors of this award. Two types of scholarships are awarded annually. Applicants of the Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship I must be a female student from one of the Pan American countries (other than the U.S.A.) pursuing her studies in the State of Texas. The Pan American countries are defined as those countries that comprise the Organization of American States/Pan American Union. This grant is $2,500 for one year of study. The Florence Terry Griswold Scholarship II is for female students from Texas pursuing her studies of the Spanish language or Pan American cultures. This grant is for $2,000.
Submit applications and questions to:
Dorothy Schatzman , Chairman
PARTT Scholarship Committee
El Paso, TX 79922
Phone: (915) 581-3482
For more information, visit the Pan American Round Tables of Texas website at www.partt.org
SAE Doctoral Scholars Forgivable Loan Program
The purpose of this program is to provide funding assistance to encourage engineering graduate students to consider a career in teaching at the university level. To be considered eligible, students must be citizens of the U.S., Canada, or Mexico, hold an undergraduate degree from an ABET accredited engineering program, and have been admitted to a doctoral program.
More information can be found on the SAE website at www.sae.org/students/docschol.htm
American-Scandinavian Foundation Fellowships
The American-Scandinavian Foundation supports citizens of Nordic countries in pursuit of graduate education in the United States. Award amounts vary.
Social Science Research Council Dissertation Fellowships
The Social Science Research Council (SSRC) offers a variety of dissertation fellowships for research related to the social sciences. Some areas of interest include international studies, human sexuality, philanthropy, and digital cultural institutions. Some are open to non-US residents.
Deadlines vary, with most applications due in November each year.
Internationalscholarships.com Search Page
This site offers access to a variety of scholarship possibilities.
University of Iowa Search Page
This site offers access to a variety of scholarship possibilities.
Zonta International, Inc. Scholarships
Zonta International is a worldwide organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.
Amelia Earhart Fellowships -- Aerospace Studies
Women of any nationality are eligible. To apply, you must meet the following requirements:
- Have completed a bachelor's degree in a qualifying area of science or engineering closely related to advanced studies in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering.
- Demonstrate a superior academic record with evidence of potential at a recognized university or college as verified by transcripts, recommendations and acceptance or verification by an institution of higher education with accredited courses in aerospace-related studies.
- Provide evidence of a well-defined research program in aerospace-related science or aerospace-related engineering as described in the application essay, research and publications. Clearly demonstrate the relationship of your research to aerospace and furnish verification of your research program through at least one of the referees providing the recommendation required with the application.
- By the time the fellowship grant is awarded, have completed one year of aerospace-related graduate studies at a well-recognized institution of higher education.
The scholarship award of US$6,000 may be used for tuition, books and fees, or living expenses. The award may be used at any university or college offering accredited graduate courses and degrees in aerospace studies. Awards may be renewed for an additional year by a current Fellow and will undergo the same application and evaluation procedures as first-time applicants.
Application deadline is November 15.