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

“Higher Education Funding Opportunities in the Arab Region” is an online Directory aiming to help students and higher education institutes to learn about existing local and regional donors supporting higher education in 12 Arab countries. The opportunities available cover scholarships, fellowships, training, loans and grants.
Boren Fellowships, an initiative of the National Security Education Program, provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. graduate students to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests, and underrepresented in study abroad, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. The countries of Western Europe, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand are excluded. Boren Fellowships provide funding to US graduate students to add an important international and language component to their graduate education through specialization in area study, language study, or increased language proficiency. The program focuses on geographic areas, languages,...
The Bureau of Indian Education provides links to a number of scholarships and grants available to Native American students. Award amounts and sources vary.
The Bush Foundation Fellowship is intended to help fellows strengthen and develop their leadership. Up to 24 Bush Fellows are selected each year. Selection critera is based on the combination of an extraordinary track record of success, a Fellowship plan that reflects the ability to dream big about what is possible and the skills and potential to bring the plan to life. Applicants to the Bush Fellowship Program: Must be at least 24 years old at the time of the application deadline. Must have lived for one continuous year immediately prior to the application deadline in Minnesota, North Dakota, South...
The Byron Hanke Fellowship is available to graduate students working on topics related to the deveopment, management, and governance of common interest communities and their community associations. Hanke Fellowship applicants must be enrolled in an accredited master's, doctoral, or law program in the United States or Canada. Students of all disciplines are welcome to apply for the Hanke Fellowship, provided their studies relate to community associations generally and to the topic of the candidate's proposed community associations research project. The Hanke Fellowship stipends range from $3,000-$5,000 over one year, or as determined by the Foundation.
The Canadian Federation of University Women, founded in 1919, awards over $1 million in fellowships to help women pursue post-secondary studies. Applicants must have Canadian citizenship or Permanent Resident status in Canada and be studying full time at the Master's or doctoral level. Eligibility for awards is restricted to women. Fellowship award amounts vary. See website for more details.
FIDERH is a federal trust managed by the Central Bank of Mexico, offering graduate loans for Mexican citizens, for study in Mexico or abroad. Loan amounts are up to MXN 200,000 per year, repaid over a ten year term (beginning one year after graduation). TOEFL minimum scores apply. All applicants require a co-signer. Please see website for full details.
CSN approves and sends out Swedish financial aid for studies, which includes both grants and loans to students in Sweden and abroad. We at CSN also handle repayment of the loans. Home equipment loans, which give non-citizens (mostly refugees) the chance to get off to a good start in Sweden, are also among our responsibilities. Thanks to the opportunity to obtain financial aid, everyone in Sweden can study. It would accordingly make no difference which social, economic or geographic background a person has or if he or she has an impairment. CSN awards a total of approximately 23 billion Swedish...
The major goal of the Cook Inlet Region, Inc. (CIRI) Foundation is encourage the education and career development of Alaska Natives through postsecondary scholarships and grants, research and other educational projects. Applicants must be, or be descended from, original enrollees of the Cook Inlet Region. Applications for the academic year will likely open in early May and be due June 1st. Mid-year scholarships open in November and are due December 1st.
Colfuturo is a Colombian non-profit organization whose main objective is to provide financial support and increase the possibilities for Colombian citizens to access high quality postgraduate study abroad. The financial support model we use is a scholarship-loan. Colfuturo offers each student up to $25,000 per year for a maximum of two years. Students may be awarded scholarships for 50% of the loaned amount, with these three requirements: 1) be awarded their postgraduate degree; 2) return to Colombia; and 3) remain in the country for three to five years. Additional discounts are available for those who engage in employment for one...

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