International Student Applicants
Northwestern international students have had previous success with the fellowships below. See scholarships for research and internships related to:
This is not an exhaustive list of all the available funding. See Databases & Resources for links to national organizations that feature thousands more opportunities.
American Association of University Women Fellowship
Funding for female researchers in a wide range of disciplines. Candidates must intend to return to their home country after completing studies.
Rotary Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships for year-long study at a university in any country that has Rotary clubs to promote international understanding and peace.
Spencer Dissertation Fellowships For Education
Supports research analysis and dissertation writing on a topic relevant to the improvement of education.
Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellowships
Funding for study of ethical or religious values in all fields of the humanities and social sciences. Applicants should expect to complete dissertations during the fellowship year.
SSRC International Dissertation Field Research Fellowships
Provides support for social science and humanities dissertation field research. Applicants must be doctoral candidates who have completed all requirements except fieldwork and dissertation at the start of the fellowship.
Manatt Democracy Studies Fellowship
Six-week fellowship to study election administration and civic participation in the policital process. Applicants must be pursuing a graduate degree in international relations, political science, public administration, or a related area.
Mexican government agency responsible for supporting, strengthening and improving scientific/technological research and development.
International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search
Resource for financial aid, scholarships and grants for international students wishing to study abroad.
Swarthmore College Fellowships and Prizes
List compiled by Swarthmore College of funding opportunities available to international students.