International Student Resources

An International Student's Guide to U.S. Scholarships

The idea of the "American Dream" means many things to many people, but one of its most common—and important—elements is the ability to further one's self by getting a college education. And for students born outside the United States, scholarships can be an invaluable help toward achieving that dream. Whether you're a new immigrant, a student going on to graduate school, or a learner returning to college, there's international scholarship assistance out there for your studies in the United States.



EducationUSA is a U.S. Department of State-supported network of hundreds of advising centers around the world. Each year, EducationUSA advisers provide millions of international students with accurate, comprehensive, and current information about how to apply to U.S. colleges and universities.


International Student Counsel

Presented by U.S. News and TOEFL, the International Student Counsel blog provides a wealth of advice. Find out how to succeed from undergraduate and graduate international students, who offer advice based on their experiences pursuing business, engineering, computer science, math, and other majors at U.S. schools. Admissions officials and experts also weigh in with tips so you don’t get lost in translation.



This site gives tons of information on all aspects of attending school in the U.S., and their section on financial aid for foreign students is a must read for anyone from abroad considering studying in the U.S.


Study In U.S.

Created by and for students, this site provides a great deal of information on every aspect of moving to the United States for college. There's an overview of the U.S. educational system, guides to the visa and financial aid processes and even information about student life. Check them out on Twitter and Facebook too!


English Zone

Activities for building language skills.


The International Student Resource Center


Scholarships for International Study


International Student Loans

Student Loans for Study Abroad


The Dream Award

Dream Award Scholarship America’s Dream Award is a renewable scholarship fund targeted toward completion. These annually-increasing awards will be given to students selected from across the nation who are entering their second year of education beyond high school.

The Scholarship Coach

The Scholarship CoachScholarship America's blog, The Scholarship Coach, appears weekly at, featuring expert advice on all kinds of scholarship issues. Here on the site, we feature a new highlight from the blog every week, and you can also download a free Scholarship Coach e-book!

Focus On The Finish Line

Scholarship America is dedicated to helping students get their degrees. Our 2013 Annual Report, Focus on the Finish Line, features statistics, stories, and student accounts of the importance of college completion.


Visit the online report to learn more and hear from our President, Lauren Segal.

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