Non-UC Scholarship Resources for International Students

These are external scholarships and not controlled by the University of Cincinnati. UC is not responsible for their maintenance nor their content. These links are intended to be a helpful resource for locating additional scholarships to enable study in the United States. Please be cautious of any hidden fees that may or may not be charged.

Scholarship Description Deadline Award
#GlobalStudentScholarship Students must record a 90 second video in English.  Students must tell us their name, school, school year, how they heard about this contest and then answer  questions from the website.  Once recorded, participants can upload to the video sharing platform of their choice  July $5,950
Arab Student Aid International Must be an Arab student on an F-1 Visa with a B average, English proficiency, intention to return to Arab world upon graduation, and financially in need.   $350
Axol Science Scholarship Axol Bioscience is inviting applications for a science scholarship for graduate or undergraduate degree programs. The degree program/research area must be in a life science field with a ‘wet-lab’ component (bench-based research such as molecular or cell biology). Selection is based 50% on academic achievement and 50% on the article submitted. The winner’s article may be published on the Axol blog.   $2,000
Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship awards one $2,500 prize each semester to the Product Design, Interaction Design, UX Design, Engineering, or Computer Science student who answers our latest question about what is most important to building a great company.  April, October $2,500
Dale Fridell Scholarship Open to anyone currently attending or aspiring to attend a university, college, trade school, technical institute, vocational training or other post-secondary education program in the   year. The scholarship is awarded four times annually. Winners may use the money toward tuition, books, living expenses, etc. Every three months
 
EDvestinU® National Monthly Scholarship Giveaway Each month, EDvestinU awards three (3) $1,000 scholarships to randomly-selected entrants. High school seniors enrolling in an eligible postsecondary institution in the fall and current college students are encouraged to apply.   $1,000
Entomological Society of America Awards Each year the Entomological Society of America, Certification Corporation, and the Entomological Foundation provide annual honors and awards to recognize scientists, educators, and students, who have distinguished themselves through their contributions to entomology.     Varies
ETS TOEFL Scholarship Program The TOEFL® Scholarship Program is open to any  student from India, Japan, Mainland China, or Taiwan who starts an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college or university listed in the TOEFL® Destination Search. August $7,000
FMI Foundation Scholarship Food Marketing Institute is offering a scholarship program to students currently enrolled in food and agricultural science majors. Applicants should have true interest in the field of accredited food safety auditing. These scholarships are extremely competitive and are based primarily on academic ability.    $3,000
Fulbright Foundation/ Fulbright Scholarships Must apply to and meet the requirements of the Institute of International Education   $20,000
Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Scholarships & Fellowships Feeding Tomorrow provides scholarship funding to high school seniors who demonstrate exceptional scholastic achievements, leadership experience, and a keen interest in the food science and technology profession.   Varies
Interior-Deluxe General Scholarship for Higher Learning Our scholarship is open to students of all majors in all countries who are 16 years of age or older.  All are encouraged to apply for our scholarship - including high school students, undergraduate students, master degree students, and adult learners. October $1,500
International Student Voice Magazine Margaret W. Wong Scholarship International Student Voice (ISV) Magazine is offering a scholarship for one international student studying in the United States during the academic year. July $500
John and Muriel Landis Scholarships A maximum of nine (9) scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students who have greater than average financial need. Consideration is given to conditions or experiences that render the student disadvantaged (poor high school/undergraduate preparation, due to poverty, etc.) Applicants should be planning a career in nuclear science, nuclear engineering, or a nuclear-related field and be enrolled or planning to enroll in a college or university located in the United States, but need not be U.S. citizens. February Varies
King Faisal Foundation Scholarship The King Faisal Foundation provides funding opportunity of up to three years for Muslim students who are studying Medicine, Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, and Geology for study at an accredited European or North American university    
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grants The MMMF awards education grants on a competitive basis to exceptional women from developing countries who have financial need and are committed to working to empower women and children. January $11,000
NinjaEssays Writing Contest NinjaEssays is all about supporting writers and helping them to get the motivation they need. The purpose of this essay writing contest is to inspire writers from all around the world to showcase their creative and critical thinking skills. - See more at: http://www.ninjaessays.com/blog/essay-writing-contest/#sthash.BL0kc5v6.dpuf December Varies
NursesLink.org College Student Scholarship The purpose of this scholarship award is to help students to pay for the costs of education, based on merit. Can be awarded to anyone enrolling in the next six months or currently enrolled in a NON-nursing education program offered by a community college, trade school or university. April, October $500
OAS Academic Scholarship Program and OAS Special Caribbean Scholarships Program The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program) grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Graduate Research leading to a university degree. The OAS Special Caribbean Scholarships Program (SPECAF) grants scholarships for the last two years of undergraduate studies to citizens and residents of the English-speaking Caribbean OAS Member States, and Suriname. The OAS also offers interest-free loans to Latin American and Caribbean students (up to $15,000).
Varies Varies
Overseas Press Club Foundation Awards Students studying at American colleges and universities who aspire to become foreign correspondents are invited to apply for one of fourteen scholarships or internships to be awarded by the Overseas Press Club Foundation.   $2,000 - $3,000
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship For transfer students who are current members of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society   Varies
Progressive Automations Annual Scholarship
Progressive Automations gives away $1,000 in scholarships to two (2) engineering students each year. Our goal is to promote education in the field of engineering and make it more accessible to young students. April $1,000
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Available to all currently enrolled, full-time criminal justice or accounting majors, attending an accredited four-year college or university February  $1,000 - $10,000 
Rotary District Grants Scholarships District grants can be used to sponsor secondary school, undergraduate, or graduate students studying any subject, either locally or abroad. In addition, the scholarship may cover any length of time — from a six-week language training program to a year or more of university study. Districts may ask scholars to make presentations to local Rotary clubs and participate in Rotary service projects, but such involvement is not required by the Foundation. Varies Varies
SEG Scholarships Students must intend to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field, such as geosciences, physics, geology, mathematics or environmental science.   $500 -  $14,000 
Society of Women Engineers Scholarships Various awards for women pursuing baccalaureate or graduate degrees in engineering or computer science, as well as engineering and computer science students enrolled in ABET-accredited engineering program Varies $1,000 - $20,000
StudySoup Global Student Scholarship
To help ease the financial burden of studying in the US, StudySoup is offering a $2000 to one international student planning to attend an American school for a minimum of 10 months. December $2,000
The "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 student who is enrolled in school in the USA. October
$300
The Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest Students must write 3,000 to 4,000 words on different ethical topics December $500- $5,000
Write-Right Essay Contest Students must write an essay of 500 to 1,000 words on one of the eight (8) topics provided. June $50-$200