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Financial Aid Resources For International Students

U.S. state and federal financial aid is only available to U.S. citizens and permanent residents. This is a list of resources to guide your search for funding to help you fund your education as an international student planning to attend a university in the U.S. 

KU Institutional Financial Aid

Out-of-State Tuition Discount: 40% tuition discount for all new incoming international undergraduate freshman and transfer students. Learn more.

International Student Tuition Waiver: Three levels of tuition waiver for new freshman and transfer students. Learn more

International Piano Quintet Scholarship: Full tuition scholarships for five talented undergraduate international student musicians. Learn more.

Graduate Assistantships: Application and information about graduate assistantships at Kutztown University. Learn more.

External Financial Aid Resources

AAUW International Fellowship: Women pursuing full-tim graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Big Future by The College Board: Search a database of scholarships, grants, and loans for all college-bound students, including international students wishing to study in the U.S.

Clara Lionel Foundation Global Scholarship Fund: Scholarship for citizens or natives of Brazil, Barbados, Cuba, Haiti, Grenada, Guyana, or Jamaica who plan to continue their education in college in the United States. First-time undergraduate students with fewer than 12 credits earned unless the credits were earned while in high school.

EducationUSA: EducationUSA promotes U.S. higher education through over 400 advising centers in over 170 countries worldwide

EDUPass: Provides information about financing your education in the U.S. and links to various online financial aid resources

Fulbright Foreign Student Program: The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States.

Institute for International Education: Database of scholarships, fellowships, and grants

International Education Financial Aid: Online scholarship search service designed for international students

International Scholarships: Online scholarship database for international students wishing to study worldwide

Mobility International USA: Free online scholarships for non-U.S. citizens with disabilities

NAFSA: Professional Organization for International Educators - this webpage provides information about the overall cost of attendance as well as possible financial aid resources for international students who plan to study abroad in the U.S.