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:

The Andrew K. Ruotolo, Jr. Memorial Scholarship is awarded by the County Prosecutors Association of New Jersey. Applicants must be residents of New Jersey accepted for admission to a graduate school or law school. The applicant must exhibit an interest in, and commitment to, enhancing the rights and well-being of children through child advocacy programs. The applicant must also exhibit financial need. Each scholarship is a grant in the amount of $3,500 paid directly to the recipient.
Arab Student Aid International provides interest-free, repayable student loans at the graduate and post graduate levels without any prejudice to religion, gender, ethnic or racial backgrounds.
The Army Women's Foundation Legacy Scholarship provides grants to women solidiers, past and present, and their lineal discendants. An applicant must be a woman who has served or is serving honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve, Army National Guard or the child of a woman who served honorably in the U.S. Army, U.S. Army Reserve or Army National Guard. For the Graduate Program Legacy Scholarship, applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 from their undergraduate degree and be enrolled in or accepted into a Graduate level program. Graduate Scholarships are awarded up to $2,500.
The Association for Queer Anthropology awards the Kenneth W. Payne Student Prize to a graduate or undergraduate student who has completed outstanding anthropological work on 1) a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or trans* topic, or 2) a critical interrogation of sexualities and genders more broadly defined. Research works should have been completed since June 2017 and while the student was enrolled. Reseach papers and visual media are eligible for consideration.
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 sprning 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...