The following is a short list of financial resources that students can use to seek funding for their Gallaudet education. Keep in mind that there are many other scholarships and funding sources available, so do not hesitate to research other opportunities for financial support.
Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
Please visit MIUSA's website for a comprehensive listing of scholarship opportunities for international students.
Sasakawa Foundation International Scholarship Fund
Application and Guidelines
Nippon World Deaf Leadership Fund
WDL application and Guidelines
International Deaf Education and Advancement (I-DEAF) Fund
The fund provides financial assistance to deaf and hard of hearing students from developing countries who are accepted for admission to Gallaudet and demonstrate the need for financial assistance. Preference shall be given to students who plan to obtain a degree from Gallaudet and return to their native countries to assist with the education and advancement of their countries' deaf and hard of hearing citizens.
Number Scholarship Fund
The fund supports Chinese undergraduate students who are in need of financial assistance.
Sharon Trout-Atalig Memorial Scholarship Fund
The fund provides financial support/scholarships with preference given to full-time international and minority students with 3.0 or higher GPA and demonstrated financial need.
Vilas M. Johnson, Jr., '59, International Scholarship Fund
The fund provides financial assistance to Gallaudet international students who are enrolled in undergraduate or graduate studies. Preference is given to those students who meet the following criteria: maintain residency in a developing nation, demonstrate a need for financial aid, demonstrate above-average academic performance by maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or above.
Click to contribute to any of the above funds
Non-Gallaudet Scholarships for International Students
Ford Foundation Fellowship Program
Canadian Students Only
StudentAid BC - British Colombia, Canada
Contact Person: Theresa Cownden
Ontario Student Assistance Program - Ontario, Canada
Contact person: Sherry Britton
A mix of grants and loans is available for eligible students from OSAP at https://osap.gov.on.ca/OSAPPortal to pay toward tuition and other fees at Gallaudet.
For questions related to OSAP procedures and application forms, please contact:
- Student Financial Assistance Branch, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, PO Box 4500, 189 Red River Road, 4th Floor, Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6G9 or by phone, 8:30 a.m - 4:30 p.m. (EST), Monday through Friday, at: (807) 343-7260 or toll-free in North America: 1-877-OSAP-411 (1-877-672-7411).
- The General Support Service (GSS) at the Canadian Hearing Society (http://chs.ca/services/general-support-services). Go to the website and find the closest location to your home, then contact that regional office to access the GSS counselors for assistance with OSAP procedures and application forms.