Do you know that, you can get fully funded scholarships to study in USA for undergraduate, masters or even PhD degrees? In today’s post, we have put together our top 10 fully funded scholarships in USA for international students. By fully funded, your tuition fees, living, travel and other expenses are taken care of by the scholarship provider.
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10.American University Emerging Global Leader Scholarship
American University offers the AU Emerging Global Leader Scholarship annually to one exceptional International Undergraduate Student. The AU Emerging Global Leader is dedicated to positive civic and social change, and to returning home to improve under-resourced, underserved communities in his/her home country. Scholarship is renewable for a total of four years of undergraduate study, based on continued satisfactory academic performance. The scholarship provides everything from full tuition, fees, room and board.
9. Georgetown University Scholarships for African Students
From the fall of 2014, the Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS) at Georgetown University began offering a full-tuition scholarship for a talented graduate student from sub-Saharan Africa. The MSFS at Georgetown University is a two-year, full-time graduate degree program in international affairs. Special consideration is given to applicants from: Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, and South Africa.
8. Clark University Presidential LEEP Scholarships for Undergraduate International Students
Clark University offers undergraduate scholarship to international students through the Liberal Education and Effective Practice (LEEP). The LEEP program combines a robust liberal arts experience with authentic engagement in the world and workplace for undergraduate students. Up to 5 scholarships are awarded. The scholarshipcoversfull tuition, room and board for four years.
7. AAUW International Fellowship for Women
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers International Fellowship for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. bachelor’s degree and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Application opens from August 1 to December 1 each year. Up to five fellows receive between $18,000 and $30,000
6. Obama Foundation Scholars Program for Emerging Leaders
The Obama Foundation Scholars Program is a new program from the Obama Foundation and the University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy for rising leaders from around the world who are focused on an issue of global importance. The Scholars Program is fully funded to study for one year masters in arts degrees. Travel costs for conferences and service projects is also fully covered.
5. Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University
The Knight-Hennessy Scholars program annually identify up to 90 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford. The scholarship is available to pursue any graduate degree at Stanford, from PhDs in arts, education, engineering, humanities, or social sciences to professional degrees in business, law, or medicine.
4. Joint Japan World Bank Group Scholarship Program
The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program is open to women and men from developing countries with relevant professional experience who are applying to a master degree program in a development-related topic. Several scholarships are offered each year. The scholarship covers the cost of completing a master’s degree: return air travel, $500 travel allowance, tuition and the cost of basic medical and accident insurance; a monthly allowance to cover living expenses. Scholarship is for a maximum duration of two years.
3. Rotary Peace Fellowship for Masters and Professional Programs
Each year, Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of its peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship and field-study expenses. Up to 50 master’s degree fellowships are awarded at Duke University and University of North Carolina in US, and other non-US institutions. The program duration is between 15 to 24 months.
2. MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program
Started in 2012, the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program allows students whose talent and promise exceed their financial resources to complete their education. The Program provides financial, social, and academic support to Scholars. Financial support includes tuition fees, accommodation, books, and other scholastic materials. The Scholarship Program is anticipated to benefit 15,000 young people for secondary, undergraduate and Masters levels within 8 to 10 years. University of Michigan, University of California, Arizona State University, Wellesley University, Duke University are some of the participating higher institutions in the scholars program.
And now, our number scholarship in US for international students
1. Fulbright Foreign Scholarships
The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. The scholarships are for study towards a Master’s or PhD degree, and can also be awarded for non-degree postgraduate studies. The number of awards varies per country, but approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year. The grant funds tuition, textbooks, airfare, a living stipend, and health insurance for the duration of study.
And there you have our list of top 10 fully funded scholarships in USA for international students.