Financial Aid

Financial resources are limited at Northwestern, but the IO has compiled the following for students interested in searching for outside funding opportunities.

Northwestern Resources International Student Aid – Undergraduate

Each year, in cooperation with the Office of Undergraduate Admission, the Office of Financial Aid will award a limited amount of need-based financial aid to qualified citizens of foreign countries who are applying for admission to Northwestern as freshman under Regular Decision, and who indicate that they wish to be considered for this limited assistance program. More information...

Office of Fellowships

The Office of Fellowships at NU is a comprehensive resource for all students searching for national and international fellowship competitions. More information...

Other Grants & Scholarships

Institute of International Education (IIE)
Administers scholarship programs and provides information on resources for international students.

World Bank Scholarship Program
Scholarships available to applicants mainly from developing countries who intend to pursue a career in a development field.

Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
Offered to support the education of women from developing countries.

Altrusa International Foundation
Open to women from developing countries who are seeking graduate degrees at recognized colleges or universities in the US .

American Association of Women (AAUW) International Fellowships
Awards support international women for graduate or postgraduate study.

P.E.O International Peace Scholarship Fund
Provides scholarships for international women to pursue graduate study in the United States or Canada.

International Education Financial Aid (IEFA)
Search financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.

Arab Student Aid International
Assists Arab students in upgrading the academic and experience levels at reputed universities, and play a dynamic role in their social, cultural and economic development of their homelands.