Scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens

If you’re a Non-U.S. Citizen trying to find a way to pay for college, you may be worried that your lack of citizenship will get in your way. Luckily, a number of scholarships are available for Non-U.S. Citizens, and you could be eligible for one or more of them. Many of the available scholarships are offered by various organizations and foundations such as TheDream.US, Chicano Organizing and Research in Education, Activ8, La Unidad Latina Foundation, the Momeni Foundation, the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the Women in Aerospace Foundation. Requirements vary from scholarship to scholarship, but students will generally need to submit official transcripts, meet a minimum grade point average, be interested in a certain field of study or demonstrate a certain level of financial need. Proof of U.S. citizenship is, of course, not required. To find out about more scholarships for Non-U.S. Citizens, keep reading below.

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  • 32,700
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • School (College): Attend an |University|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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The Smithsonian Institution Predoctoral Student Fellowship is given to students who are enrolled at a doctoral level of study. The fellowship provides a stipend of $32,700 yearly with an up to $4,000 research allowance.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 48,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
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This fellowship was established to support independent research and study related to Smithsonian facilities, experts, or collection for the increase and diffusion of knowledge. This is open to postdoctoral researchers. Postdoctoral Fellows with advisors at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) are eligible for extended tenures beyond the 1 year SIFP through STRIs Earl S.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 48,000
  • 1 award
  • December 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Doctoral-level study|
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Awarded annually, the scholarship funds and provides research opportunities to Senior Researchers who wish to facilitate and conduct independent research/studies utilizing the Institutes' vast collections, numerous facilities, and staff expertise.
  • competition 2.0
  • effort level 2.0
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  • 77,490 - 119,794
  • 1 award
  • July 2017
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Residence: |Permanent U.S. Resident|
  • Age / Grade Level: |Post-doctoral level study|
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The National Center for Health Statistics Postdoctoral Research Program aims to give support to postdoctoral applicants who conducts research on health statistics. The applicants must have Ph.D. or other equivalent degrees. The program provides a range of $77,490 to $119,794 depending on the awardees qualifications and experience.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details University of Alaska Anchorage David and Mary Carlson Bristol Bay Native Corporation (BBNC) Educational Foundation
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • Feb-15-2018
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Residence: Live in |Bristol Bay, AK|
  • School (College): Attend |University of Alaska Anchorage (AK)|
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This scholarship was established to benefit University of Alaska Anchorage incoming or Nursing students and provide them with financial assistance for tuition and other educational expenses. Applicants must demonstrate motivation, academic and leadership potential.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 4.5
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  • 1,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +1 More
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Residence: Live in |United States|
  • School (College): |University|Four-year|Community College|Trade School|
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The Drive To Learn Scholarship is awarded to graduating high school senior or college student attending a college located in the United States. Applicants must be U.S citizens and non-U.S. citizens
  • competition 3.5
  • effort level 4.0
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|
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This scholarship is available to any student who is studying design with a focus on footwear.
  • competition 3.0
  • effort level 2.0
View Details Social Justice Scholarship Silicon Valley Community Foundation
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  • 12,000
  • 10 awards
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: +3 More
  • Citizenship: |Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • School (K-12): |Sequoia Union High School District, Redwood City, CA|East Side College Preparatory, East Palo Alto, CA|
  • School (College): Attend a |Two-year|Four-year|
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Kelly Younger started this scholarship in 2004 in honor of her Godmother, Julia Villarroel who is a Bolivian immigrant and dedicated her life to working hard and loving her children here in the United States. Kelly is passionate about supporting immigrants as a social justice effort. This scholarship benefits current graduating seniors of a school in the Sequoia Union High School District or East Side College Preparatory in East Palo Alto, CA. Graduates of Menlo-Atherton High School or Eastside College Preparatory are preferred. Students must have a demonstrated interest in and activities towards social justice causes, especially in support of immigrants. Demonstrated financial need is required.
  • competition 2.5
  • effort level 5.0
View Details NST Higher Education Scholarships Two Ten Footwear Foundation
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  • 5,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Employer: |Nationa Shoe Travelers (NST)|
  • School (College): |US Accredited College or University|Vocational-technical / Career College|Nursing School|
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This scholarship is for National Shoe Travelers (NST) members that with good standing within the association.
  • competition 1.5
  • effort level 1.5
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  • 3,000
  • 1 award
  • n/a
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Citizenship: |U.S. Citizen|Non-U.S. Citizen|
  • Military: |Veteran|
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The Footwear Warriors Scholarship Fund was developed exclusively for military Veterans working in the footwear industry.
  • competition 1.0
  • effort level 1.5
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