International Scholarships

American Association of University Women/International Fellowships
Open to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must have earned the equivalent of a U.S. Bachelor's degree prior to September 1, 2006. Applicant must intend to devote herself full-time to proposed academic plan and intend to return to home country to pursue a professional career. See website for application and further requirement details. Award: up to $18,000.

AAUW Educational Foundation
International Fellowships
PO Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 52243
Phone: (317) 337-1716
Email: AAUW
Web: AAUW International Fellowships

American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) Fellowships for Study in USA

Applicant must be a citizen of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway or Sweden. Purpose of award is to encourage advanced study and research and increase understanding between the U.S. and Scandinavia. Contact the ASF's cooperating organizations for specific information regarding eligibility, award size and application deadlines. See Web site for ASF for organization links.

American-Scandinavian Foundation
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Phone: (212) 879-9779
Email: American-Scandinavian Foundation
Web: American Foundation Awards

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Grant is to support the education of women from developing countries who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries. Women must have a record of service to women/children in their country, reside in the U.S. at the time of application and plans to return to her country in about 2 years. Student must be enrolled in an accredited institution in the US by September 2007 and during the entire period covered by grant and use the grant to continue to the study of her degree. Student must be a national of a developing country (see list on web) and be at least 25 years of age by December 31, 2006 and not a U.S. Green Card holder. See web site for application. Award: Up to $11,000.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
1818 H Street, NW
Room H2-204
Washington, DC 20433
Phone:(202) 473-8751 
Fax: (202) 522-3142
Email: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Web: Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund

An applicant must be qualified for admission to full-time graduate study, working toward a graduate degree in a college or university in the United States or Canada. A student holing citizenship or permanent residency of the United States or Canada is ineligible. Scholarships are not given for research, internships, practical training or travel. In order to qualify, an applicant must have a full year of coursework remaining and be enrolled on campus for the entire school year. Applications may be requested from the web site between August 15th and December 15th. See web site for further information. Award: Up to $8,000.

P.E.O International Peace Scholarship Fund
P.E.O Executive Office
3700 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50312
Phone: (515) 255-3153 
Fax: (515) 255-3820
Web: P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

Sons of Norway Foundation/King Olav V Norwegian-American
Any American, 18 years of age or older, who has demonstrated a keen and sincere interest in the Norwegian heritage and/or any Norwegian who has demonstrated an interest in American heritage, and who know desires to further the study of their heritages at recognized educational institution is eligible to apply. Applicants must submit application, an essay setting forth in 500 words or less, their reasons for applying for a scholarship/grant, the course of study to be pursued, the length of the course, the institution which the applicant will attend and the amount of financial assistance desired. Applicants should also state how their course of study will benefit their community and be in accord with the goals and objectives of the Sons of Norway Foundation. See Web site for further details and application. Awards: Up to $1,500.

Sons of Norway Foundation
Sons of Norway
1455 W. Lake Street
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Email: Sons of Norway Foundation
Web: Sons of Norway Foundation

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. National Education Foundation/
Deborah Partridge Wolfe International Fellowship

Available to graduate United States students studying abroad and/or graduate foreign students studying within the United States. Awarded for full-time study for one academic year (Fall-Spring). Documented proof of academic study and plan of program must be sent to the Scholarship Chairperson with signature of school administrator or Program Director. All applications must be accompanied by 3 letters of recommendation by: 1. College professor or high school teacher; 2. Minister or community leader and 3. Other. University transcripts must be sent. An essay of 150 words or more to include information about yourself, educational goals and professional aspirations. See web site for further information. Award: Varies from $500 to $1,000.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
National Educational Foundation
1734 New Hampshire, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Web: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority