International Student and Scholar Services

Center for Global Engagement

External Scholarships for International Students (Non-UT Scholarships)

Scholarships that Accept Applications from International Students.

Please be advised that the Center for International Education is not responsible for the content of any third party websites listed below.

Information on third party websites may change at any time without notice.

  • All-USA College Academic Team
  • Recognition program for exceptional full-time undergraduates at four-year institutions in the USA and its territories.
  • BMI Student Awards
  • A series of scholarships for various music and art related fellowships and awards.
  • Canon Collins Educational Trust
  • Full scholarship for nationals from Southern African countries South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Angola and Mozambique) who wish to pursue a postgraduate degree (normally a one year Master’s degree) in either the United Kingdom or southern Africa.
  • Fulbright
  • 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.
  • Japan-IMF Scholarship Program for Advanced Studies
  • This is a two-year program intended to help Japanese nationals obtaining Ph.D. degrees in macroeconomics and preparing them to work as economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The scholarship is funded by the government of Japan and administered by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development (ICD) with assistance from the Institute of International Education (IIE).
  • MacDowell Colony Residencies
  • Residencies are awarded based on a completed application to the Colony. Applications are chosen by a peer-review panel.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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