2014-2015 Scholarships for International StudentsBelkis Cardona-Rivera
We know how important it is to receive a scholarship in order to achieve your education and career goals. For international students, their unique benefits are extremely desirable. Here is a list of scholarships available to foreign students that are fast approaching a deadline.
1) BG Scholarship
The “BG Scholarship” was created in memory of Brandon Goodman. The scholarship is for high school and college students. The scholarship is available to students in high school and also students currently enrolled in college. You must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen or an international students that is enrolled in school in the USA. Membership is not required to be eligible for this award. You must submit an essay about your academic goals and your contributions to your school and/or community. Award Amount: $300
Deadline Date: November 30, 2013
2) AAUW International Fellowship
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. 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 by September 30, 2013, and must have applied to their proposed institutions of study by the time of the application. Up to five fellowships are renewable for a second year.
Deadline: December 1, 2013
3) Google Lime Scholarship Program
Recipients of the 2014 Google Lime Scholarship will each receive a scholarship for the 2014-2015 academic year. Selected students will also be invited to attend the annual Google Scholars’ Retreat at the Googleplex in Mountain View, California, in 2014. Candidates will also be considered for software engineering internship opportunities with Google. Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of candidates’ academic background and demonstrated passion for computer science – $10,000 for those studying in the US and $5,000 for those studying in Canada (based on tuition costs).
Deadline: December 2, 2013
4) Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship
Annie’s Sustainable Agriculture Scholarship Program is open to full time undergraduate and graduate students studying at an accredited 2 or 4 year college or graduate school in the U.S. for the 2014/2015 school year. Students must be focusing studies on sustainable agriculture. International students may apply as long as they are studying at a U.S. school.
Deadline: December 2, 2013
5) CrossLite Scholarship Contest
The CrossLites Scholarship Contest is open to High School, College and Graduate School students, as well as, international students attending international Universities. As the applicant, you will write a reflective essay (400 – 600 words) based on one of Dr. Parker’s quotes or messages. You will be competing against students of their level, thus 9th-12th graders will be competing for a chance to win 1st, 2nd or 3rd place just as undergraduate students (Freshmen-Senior) will be competing to win their own 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place. You may enter a maximum of two essays in the contest.
Deadline: December 13, 2013
6) Women in Aerospace (WIA) Foundation Scholarship
To be eligible for the WIA Foundation Scholarship, an applicant must be interested in pursuing a career in the aerospace field and be a rising junior or senior working towards a bachelor’s degree in engineering, math or science. An applicant must have completed at least two and a half academic years of full-time college work at the time of application and must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university in the United States or its territories, and plan to be enrolled in the subsequent academic year. Each applicant must have a college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Applicants must be female of any nationality.
Deadline: February 1, 2014
7) Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
The ACFE Foundation supports the education of students worldwide enrolled in accounting, business, finance and criminal justice who wish to pursue a career in fraud examination or similar anti-fraud profession. Students worldwide are eligible to apply and four different scholarship amounts are awarded: one $10,000 scholarship, two $5,000 scholarships, four $2,500 scholarships and twenty-three $1,000 scholarships. The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial scholarships are awarded in U.S. dollars and include a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership. Scholarships will be paid directly to a student’s university.
Deadline: February 14, 2014
8) #GlobalStudentScholarship Contest – Institute for Global Student Success
The Institute for Global Student Success™ (IGSS), an organization dedicated to helping international students succeed academically, socially and professionally in the United States, is launching a video competition for incoming and current foreign students to receive a scholarship to its full year program starting in August 2014.
Deadline: July 6, 2014.