Many SIPA students receive aid from outside sources such as charitable or professional organizations, their employers, philanthropic groups, or agencies in their own countries. This section includes a comprehensive searchable database of such resources and links to scholarship search engines.

Other external, general scholarship search engines SIPA students and applicants may want to review include the following:

       www.fastweb.com

       www.scholarships.com

       https://scholarshipowl.com

       www.graduatescholarships.org

       www.cappex.com

       https://www.careeronestop.org/Toolkit/Training/find-scholarships.aspx

The Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA) has a long history of providing scholarships to college students. Over the years the scholarship program has grown to the current seven scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students from federally recognized and non-recognized tribes. Applicants enrolled in non-federally recognized tribes are only eligible for the Allogan Slagle Memorial Scholarship. All applicants must: Be enrolled members within their respective tribe from continental US tribes or Alaska Native Submit a copy of tribal enrollment (there is no minimum blood quantum requirement) Be enrolled full-time for both the fall and spring semesters Have a minimum GPA...
The Association of Former Intelligence Officers (AFIO) was incorporated in 1975 as a 501(c)3 non-profit, non-political, educational association for current and former intelligence professionals and supporters of the US intelligence community. Evaluation criteria include merit, character, serious of academic commitment, and relevance of your studies to national security interests and career ambitions. All applicants must be U.S. citizens. Dollar amounts of awards vary. Applications generally open in February and are due July 1st.
The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) holds an annual, merit-based essay competition that promotes in-depth analysis of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged . Please see the fellowship website for essay topics and program guidelines.
The BAFF Professional Internship program provides up to $30,000 per year to Lithuanians, Latvians, and Estonians who wish to pursue postgraduate studies in the U.S. Applicants must hold a passport from Lithuania, Latvia, or Estonia and agree to return to their home country for a minimum of two years immediately post-scholarship. Deadlines are October 30th for spring internships and April 2nd for fall internships.
Funding for higher education for Mexican citizens. Eligibility: The Beca a la Excelencia Academica Jose Alberto Healy Noriega scholarship helps top students in their master's and doctoral studies. It is awarded annually to an outstanding Mexican individual to study in the US or Canada, with preference given to those in the academic fields of journalism, communication studies, political science. Contact organization for further information.
This program was formed to foster the development of Mexican citizens and give them the opportunity to live abroad and understand foreign cultures. The foundation provides high-level education by annually granting as many scholarships as feasible to young Mexicans. Scholarships are for Graduate level studies. The Foundation seeks highly motivated applicants with the following attributes: a Bachelor’s degree and cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher, strong recommendations, a functional level of communication in English, proof of having thoroughly researched postgraduate study opportunities, clearly focused career objectives, and finally, official admittance to a recognized foreign university. Awardees promise to...
TALENTIA Fellowship Program is an initiative by the Ministry for Innovation, Science and Enterprise in Andalusia, Spain (at present the Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science) that provides postgraduate scholarships to students from Andalusia allowing them to study abroad in selected institutions. The program was created in 2007. The Regional Ministry of Economy, Innovation and Science in Andalusia acts in the interest of the Andalusian development, social well being and economic growth, supporting commercial relations worldwide by recruiting bilingual Andalusian graduates, with a global perspective and a wish to exploit their talent. The fellowships are addressed to university graduates with...
The Beinecke Scholarship program was established in 1971 and seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue opportunities and to be courageous in the selection of a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Each scholar receives $4,000 immediately prior to entering graduate school and an additional $30,000 while attending graduate school. There are no geographic restrictions on the use of the scholarship, and recipients are allowed to supplement the award with other scholarships, assistantships and research grants. Scholars are encouraged to begin graduate study as soon as possible following graduation from college, and...
The Belgian American Educational Foundation Inc. is the leading independent philanthropy in the support of exchanging university students, scientists and scholars between the U.S. and Belgium. Awards are available to Belgian citizens pursuing their Master's degree in the U.S. The fellowship for students pursuing an initial two-year Master's in the US is a non renewable grant of up to $60,000 for the first year ($40,000 for tuition and health insurance and a $20,000 stipend). For the second year, the award is up to $40,000 for tuition and health insurance. Fellows are expected to stay in the US for two full...
The BEST (BUNAC Educational Scholarship Trust) scholarships offer financial assistance to eligible applicants who are looking to undertake postgraduate study in the USA or Canada. Applicants must: Be UK passport holders Be currently or, have been engaged in full-time tertiary education at a UK university or college Have applied for but not yet started post-graduate work in the U.S. or Canada Not be permanent employees of BUNAC Travel Services, LTD. At the judging stage, preference is given to those whose proposed study in North America is likely to do most to further transatlantic understanding or to those who are required...

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