International Financial Aid
Funding an education abroad is a challenge for many students, and as a result it’s one of the most discussed topics within our blog, social media and email inquiries. If you need help finding the financial resources to support your international education, explore our International Financial Aid page and the various funding options available to you.
We have developed a comparison tool that matches international students like you with available student loans. To use our comparison tool you can simply enter your details on your citizenship, if you have a co-signer, and the state and school you plan to study at to see what loans are available to you. You can then compare the lenders provided to you and apply for a loan right online. As a real option for many international students, International Student Loans can provide funding for the entire cost of your college or university education, minus any other aid received; funds can be used on expenses like tuition, books and supplies, room and board, travel and transportation, and living expenses. Use our comparison tool to see what lenders are available to you.
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Our scholarship search tool was created specifically for students who want to study outside their home country but need help finding funding. Current and potential international students have free access to nearly 2,000 awards that provide over $1,000,000 in funding in our search tool. A variety of scholarships, grants, and fellowships are available to students who want to study in the USA and around the world. You can filter awards by what you are studying, where you are studying, and where you are from to narrow down your search and save you time; scholarships with varying requirements and award amounts are included in our international student scholarship database. Search for scholarships, learn the eligibility details, then apply directly to the company hosting the award.
Work-Study programs allow students to earn their degree while gaining valuable connections and experience within their future career field. Having this hands-on training and opportunity to network provides students with a competitive edge in the workplace, and some extra funds in the meantime. If you are interested in studying and working in the US, learn more!
For many international students, studying in the USA is not possible without substantial financial aid from their university. However, tuition and financial assistance can vary dramatically at each school, which means it’s hard to budget. To help you during the school selection process, we have a database of what financial aid colleges and universities offer to their international students.
Keep up with the latest international financial aid news from around the world with our financial aid blog. This blog includes topics like budgeting, loans, scholarships and bank accounts. Make sure you subscribe to the newsletter so you can receive all the latest information!
We have compiled a list of articles full of advice to help you when looking for international financial aid. Explore what to look out for when it comes to scholarships, how to get funding for community colleges, how to evaluate school costs, and what you need to open a bank account.