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Scholarships and Financial Aid

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Gallaudet's Graduate Student Financial Aid webpage

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World Deaf Leadership
Scholars Fund at Gallaudet is an endowed scholarship funded by the Nippon Foundation in Tokyo , Japan. The purpose of the WDL Scholars Fund is to provide scholarships to Gallaudet students from developing nations.

Thomas R. Pickering Graduate Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program (GFAF)
The fellowship award includes tuition, room, board, and mandatory fees during the junior and senior years of college and during the first year of graduate study

The Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP)
Provides opportunities for advanced study to exceptional individuals who will use this education to become leaders in their respective fields, furthering development in their own countries and greater economic and social justice worldwide. To ensure that Fellows are drawn from diverse backgrounds, IFP actively seeks candidates from social groups and communities that lack systematic access to higher education.

Fulbright Foreign Student Program
A mainstay of America's public-diplomacy efforts, the Fulbright Foreign Student Program brings citizens of other countries to the United States for Master's degree or Ph.D. study at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions. The program has brought some of the world's finest minds to U.S. campuses and offers program participants insight into U.S. society and values. Many foreign Fulbright grantees are early-career professionals who will return to take leadership positions in their home countries, often working at universities or in government service.

International Fellowships Program (IFP), West Africa
The International Fellowships Program (IFP) is a program supported by the Ford Foundation and a provides fellowships for advanced study to exceptional individuals who will use their education to further development in their own countries and greater social and economic justice worldwide. IFP fellowships will be awarded to applicants from diverse backgrounds, including social groups and communities that lack systematic access to higher education from Senegal, Nigeria and Ghana.

Aga Khan Foundation
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Look carefully through this website.

MacArthur Foundation Fellows
"The objectives of the Program on Global Security and Sustainability (GSS) are to promote peace within and among countries, healthy ecosystems worldwide, responsible reproductive choices, and the protection of human rights. The Foundation encourages work that addresses these objectives and recognizes the interactions among these global problems."

World Bank Scholarships
The Scholarship Program and the Fellowships Program are vehicles for knowledge sharing and capacity building in the developing world. The Programs provide opportunities for graduate studies leading to master's degree in development-related fields for mid-career professionals from the World Bank member countries, eligible to borrow. The Scholarship Program does not sponsor undergraduate studies, distance learning programs, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, research projects, and fields of studies not related to development. All these requests will not be considered.

Vietnam Education Foundation
The Vietnam Education Foundation is a special initiative by the Government and the people of the United States to promote closer relations between the U.S. and Vietnam. We do so by providing opportunities for Vietnamese nationals to pursue graduate and post-graduate studies in science and technology in the U.S., and for American citizens to teach in the same fields of studies in Vietnam. In short, we invest in the human capital of Vietnam and believe that we ourselves will become better by such investment.

United States-Mexico Commission for Educational and Cultural Exchange
The governments of the United States and Mexico on November 27, 1990 officially established the U.S.-Mexico Commission. Since its inception the Commission's primary focus has been the administration of Fulbright-García Robles scholarships. During the first nine years, 1700 scholarships have been awarded to Mexican and United States citizens.

UNESCO international guide to higher-education study opportunities and scholarships
Offered by higher education institutions and international organizations in 129 countries includes 2.659 entries on courses and scholarships in different higher-education academic and professional disciplines. Addresses (including Internet sites), admission requirements, application deadlines, financial aid, fees and living expenses in each country and other relevant information. Entries are presented in English, French or Spanish according to the language of the country concerned.

Gates Millennium Scholars
African Americans, American Indians/Alaska natives, Asian Pacific Americans, and Hispanic Americans with academic promise, unmet financial need, and demonstrated leadership.

Study Abroad Scholarships
For US students looking for money to support internship

SOROS Network Scholarship Programs
Network Scholarship Programs (NSP) fund the participation of students, scholars, and professionals from Central and Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, and Burma in a variety of rigorous and competitive academic exchange programs. These programs aim to create lasting cross-national ties and to provide grantees with knowledge needed to foster open societies in their countries. The goals of the Network Scholarship Programs are to train future generations of university professors in the humanities and social sciences, and to address key professional training needs through fellowships in fields unavailable or underrepresented at institutions in the countries served. NSP enjoys generous cost-sharing for its programs from the United States Information Agency, the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Cambridge Overseas Trust, and a wide range of higher education institutions around the world

The Foundation Center
The International Visitors area is designed to help visitors from countries outside the United States, and to help people seeking information on international grantmaking by U.S. foundations. The Foundation Center does not track information on charitable organizations located outside the U.S. Similar organizations to the Foundation Center exist in Canada, Europe, and in other locations, and they have gathered links to various other philanthropic organizations in their links to nonprofit resources.

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