Scholarships, student loans, and grants for women
The following is a list of organizations that provide scholarships, students grants, and student loans for foreign female students to study in the US. Most funding is restricted to students who are interested in a specific field of study.
AAUW Educational Foundation International Fellowships
1111 16th St. NW, Washington DC 20037 (telephone 202-728-7603)
Fellowships for graduate female foreign students of outstanding ability who can be expected to give effective leadership in their fields upon return to their home country.
AEI Scholarship Fund
Society Bank, 10 South Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104 (telephone 313-994-5555)
Scholarships to female medical students.
Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
1818 H St., NW, Room G-100, Washington, DC 20433 (telephone 202-473-8751)
Financial assistance to women from developing countries. Applicants should have a record of service to women and/or children in their countries.
P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund
P.E.O. Executive Office, 3700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, Iowa 50312
Grants for women from other countries for graduate study in the United States and Canada.
Sigma Delta Epsilon, Graduate Women in Science Fellowships
P.O.Box 4748 Ithaca, NY 14852.
For female graduate students in the sciences.
Women's Research & Education Institute, Congressional Fellowships on Women & Public Policy
1700 18th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 (telephone 202-328-7070)
The fellowships are designed to train women as potential leaders in public policy formation and to examine issues from the perspective of the experience and needs of women. For graduate students with interest in research and political activity relevant to women's social and political status.
Zonta International Foundation
557 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL 60661
Awards to women for graduate study in aerospace-related science and engineering.