US scholarships for international students

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Is it your dream to study in the USA?

But you are not sure how to plan it successfully.

A study in the USA for international students has a good number of steps to be followed.

A student has to be confident in his/her skills and be determined of studying in the USA.

Though there are a number of steps involved in this; you can study in the USA if you plan it well in advance. In this article, you will find the simplified way of studying in the USA being an international student.

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Research for Suitable Options

This is the most crucial thing to do while you think of studying in the USA. You must carry out in-depth research on the courses and their eligibility criteria. Apart from that research about different colleges and universities, those you are thinking of studying in.

Some of the best Universities in the USA where you can apply are-

  • Princeton University
  • Harvard University
  • Yale University
  • Columbia University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Chicago
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Duke University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • California Institute of Technology
  • Johns Hopkins University
Check for Financial Support

Once you are done with your research work, check for financial support for your smooth education.

There are a number of financial aids available to help a student for their study in the USA.

But it is very important to check these sources for their credibility and reliability.

Some of the scholarships are mentioned below-

Government funded US scholarships for international students

  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program
  • Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Program

Non-governmental US scholarships for international students

  • Abbey Road Summer Scholarships
  • The Next Gen Scholarship Fund
  • Tortuga Backpacks Study Abroad Scholarship
  • David P. Shapiro Annual Leukaemia Scholarships
  • East-West Center Scholarships and Fellowships
  • Japan-United States Friendship Commission
  • AAUW International Fellowships
  • MIT-Zaragoza Women in Logistics and SCM Scholarship
  • Rotary Peace Fellowships
  • Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
  • MasterCard Foundation Scholarships 

University-specific US scholarships for international students

  • American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship 
  • Brandeis University Wien International Scholarship Program
  • Clark University Global Scholars Program
  • Emory University Needs-Based Scholarship Program 
  • Harvard University Scholarships
  • Illinois State University International Awards
  • Iowa State University International Merit Scholarships
  • Michigan State University International Scholarships
  • New York University Wagner International Scholarships
  • The Art Institutes Scholarship Program 
  • The New School Competition
  • University of Arkansas International Scholarships
  • University of Minnesota International Excellence Scholarships
  • University of Oregon International Scholarships
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior Non-resident Tuition Waiver Program
Complete the Application Process

When you are financially equipped and have decided which course to enroll, it’s time to apply. You can get the application form online and fill it up with all your relevant information and details.

Apply for the Student Visa

The most common Visa that is issued to the international students for the purpose of their study in the USA is the F1 Visa. You can even work and study in the USA with this visa. But there are few restricted guidelines to be followed for that.

Prepare for Departure

Finally,it’s time to prepare for departure once you have the acknowledgement of the respective college or university and your visa handy. Last Updated on July 06,2017.