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Below you will find a list of organizations that provide scholarships to help you get started researching scholarship opportunities. Please note, these scholarships are not sponsored or awarded by the University of South Carolina. They are scholarships from outside sources that might accept applications from international students.

All-USA College Academic Team

Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories.

American Association for University Women – International Fellowships

Full-time study or research to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents; graduate andpostgraduate study is supported.

American Center of Oriental Research Scholarships and Fellowships

A series of monetary grants based on research within the Asian continent. Fellowships and Scholarships vary greatly.

American Nuclear Society (ANS) Graduate Scholarships

A series of scholarships to help students complete their post-high school education and prepare for careers in nuclear science and technology.

Armor Garage Scholar Ship

Armor Garage has decided to launch the first scholarship campaign for 2016. Armor Garage will choose (2) eligible participants to receive $1,000.00.

Bibliographical Society of America Fellowship Program

Short-term fellowship program supporting bibliographical inquiry as well as research in the history of the book trades and in publishing history.

BMI Student Awards

A series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards.

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) 

CSIS offers full and part-time internships in the fall, spring and summer for undergraduates, advanced students, and recent graduates who are interested in gaining practical experience in public policy. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S.

DAAD Annual Grants

Undergraduate scholarship eligible for foreign nationals attending a US institution for an undergraduate degree to study in the Federal Republic of Germany.

Davis-Putter Scholarships

Need-based grants (up to $6,000) to undergraduate or graduate students actively working for peace and justice on campus and/or in the community.


Educational exchanges that strengthen understanding and communication between the United States and over students from 140 countries. Students interested in applying for the Fulbright Student Program must apply through the Fulbright Program Office in their home country.

International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships

Up to 50 fellowships to support social scientists and humanists conducting dissertation field research in all areas and regions of the world.

Josephine de Karman Scholarships

$16,000 scholarship to support either the final year of study for juniors or for PhD candidates with ABD status.

MacDowell Colony Residencies

Residencies are awarded based on a completed application to the Colony. Applications are chosen by a peer-review panel.

Mayo Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program

Fellowships dedicated to scientific research alongside professional scientists.

OAS Academic Scholarship Program

The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program), established in 1958, grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Graduate Research leading to a university degree.

OAS Rowe Fund

The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS) that helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States by awarding interest-free loans of up to $15,000 dollars.

Peace Scholar Dissertation Fellowship

Supports doctoral dissertations that explore the sources and nature of international conflict, and strategies to prevent or end conflict and to sustain peace.

PEO International Peace Scholarship

Established in 1949, provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the US and Canada.

The Roothbert Fund Scholarship Program

Approximately 20 ($2,000-$3,000) awards are offered to students in the U.S. in need of financial aid to further their education at the undergraduate or graduate level.

Smithsonian Fellowships

Unless noted otherwise, all Smithsonian fellowships (graduate, pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, senior) opportunities are open to non-US citizens.

Student Academy Awards

Awards and cash grants offered for student films.

Swiss Benevolent Society of New York Scholarships

Merit based awards for study at the undergraduate, graduate, and professional levels both in the U.S. and abroad.

 Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers

Financial support and mentorship for asor=urubg female computer scientists, developers, and software engineers.