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External Funding (Non-U.S. Citizens Only)

  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program – The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to research and study in the United States for one year or longer at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions.
  • AAUW International Fellowships – International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
  • Aga Khan Foundation  – The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies, in order to prepare them for employment, primarily within the AKDN. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant: 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July.
  • OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) – OFID awards its scholarships to qualified applicants, from developing countries which are not OFID member countries, who have obtained or are on the verge of completing their undergraduate degree and who wish to study for a Master’s degree. OFID awards covers up to one year of Master’s level studies.
  • Funding and Resource Guide for African Students
  • Russell E. Train Fellowships – Russell E. Train Fellowships support individuals pursuing a master’s or doctoral degree in conservation. Applicants can apply to attend any university around the world and must return to their home countries to work in conservation for at least two years after completing their degree.
  • WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships for Nature Conservation – The WWF Prince Bernhard Scholarships (PBS) are awarded to individuals from East and South who wish to pursue formal studies or professional training in the field of conservation.
  • Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarship Database
  • Florida’s International Linkages Institutes – (Brazil, Canada, Caribbean, China, Costa Rica, Eastern Europe, France, Israel, Japan, Mexico, West Africa)
  • COLFUTURO (Colombian citizens)
  • SENESCYT (Ecuadorian citizens)
  • CONICYT (Chilean citizens)
  • CONACYT (Mexican citizens)
  • P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship – Women who are qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree.
  • The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund – MMEG awards education grants on a competitive basis to exceptional women from developing countries who are enrolled as full-time students for the following academic term in accredited universities in the United States and Canada, have demonstrated financial need and are committed to working for the well-being of women and children.
  • Leo S. Rowe Pan American Fund (OAS) – Students from Latin American and the Caribbean OAS Member States can receive interest-free loans of up to US$15,000 dollars.
  • Global Study Awards – The Global Study Awards recognizes studying abroad as a positively life changing experience for many students, opening their minds to alternative ways of personal life and professional career, as well as promoting intercultural understanding and tolerance. Award: £10,000 for Master’s degree study.