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 United Methodist Scholarship and Loan Programs are a churchwide educational service providing scholarships and loans to help supplement the financial needs of today's students.
The Veterans United Foundation Scholarship, which launched in 2012, provides opportunities for family members of U.S. service members to achieve their educational dreams. The scholarship is fully funded by contributions from Veterans United Home Loans and its employees. Please check the fellowship website for updated information regarding the fall 2017 application cycle.
Fellowship applicants must be residents of Hampden County, MA or qualified former residents. Awards are made to students pursuing a specific post-graduate degree. If that degree program requires more than one year of full time study, the award can be renewed for as many as two additional years, if warranted. Awards will be made on the basis of all available information, including school records, recommendations and examination scores. Consideration will be given to both the merit and financial need of the applicant.
Wellesley College offers a number of fellowships for graduate study or research that are open to graduating seniors and Wellesley alumnae. Awards are usually made to applicants currently enrolled in or applying to graduate school for the following year. Preference in almost all cases will be given to applicants who have not held one of these awards previously. Decisions will be based on merit and need, with the exception of the Trustee awards, which are determined on merit alone. Awards are for study at institutions other than Wellesley College and are open to all nationalities. A common application can be...
The Women in Defense HORIZONS Scholarship was established in 1988 to encourage women to pursue careers related to U.S. national secuirty and defense interests. Applicants must be currently enrolled female graduate students who are U.S. citizens. Applicants must have demonstrated need and an interest in pursuing a career related to national secuitry or defense. Minimum GPA 3.25.
WorldWideStudies is an educational initiative of the Victor Pinchuk Foundation, aimed at fostering a new generation of Ukrainian professional elites. The project encourages Ukrainian youth to get Master’s degrees in the world’s best universities in the fields selected by the Foundation as top priority for further development of Ukraine. Grants are offered in agricultural studies, environment and ecology, law and public administration. The grant primarily covers tuition fees, books and medical insurance. The grant amount is based on the needs and merits of the student. The majority of the grants covers up to 60 % of the amount required (up...
The Zdeněk Bakala Foundation provides funding to students from the Czech Republic for study anywhere in the world. Non-Czech citizens who have been long-term residents of the Republic may also apply.
The Zeta Phi Beta sorority's National Education Foundation offers a number of scholarships and fellowships to both members and non-members. Eligibility criteria and award amounts vary, and some are available to international students.