You may find some of the following publications helpful. Additional
references can be found in the
order a copy, check whether your library has a copy. The US
Embassy in your country may have copies in their library. Most US
embassies and consulates can provide basic information about studying
in the US.
- Carol Weeg, Ellen Stern and Jim Bauer,
Funding for US Study - A Guide for
International Students and Professionals,
Institute for International Education (IIE), Princeton, New Jersey,
1996. ISBN 0-87206-219-8 ($39.95 + $4 shipping in US or $16 shipping to
other countries). 462 pages. This book provides information about
financial assistance for international students to
study in the US, including more than 600 sources of
funding for international students (mostly for
graduate and postdoctoral programs, but some for
undergraduate students). To
order a copy, call 1-301-617-7804 or 1-800-445-0443, fax
1-301-953-2838, write to IIE Books, PO Box 371,
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-0371, or send email to
Payment should be by Visa,
Mastercard, or check in US dollars drawn on a US
bank. For more information about IIE programs, call
1-212-984-5330 or 1-212-883-8200, or write to US
Student Programs, 809 United Nations Plaza, New
York, NY 10017-3580.
- College Board, International
Student Handbook of US Colleges, 1999. ISBN 0-87447-593-7
($21.95). 330 pages. This book provides information about
more than 3,000 colleges and universities, including average and
minimum TOEFL scores, required admissions tests, college costs,
availability of financial aid for international students, and ESL programs.
You can order the book for $21.95 plus $8.31 for overseas
shipping from College Board Publications, Box 886, New York, NY
10101-0886 USA, fax 1-212-713-8143. If you are in the US, you can call
1-800-323-7155 to place an order.
- Marguerite J. Dennis, Complete College Financing
Guide 1995, 3rd Edition, Barron's Educational Series, Inc., Hauppauge, New York, 1995. ISBN
0-81-201-635-1 ($17.50 plus $2.32 shipping in
the US or $15.69 for overseas shipping). 282 pages. One chapter
is devoted to funding for international
students wishing to study in the US.
To order a copy, call
1-800-645-3476 or write to Barron's Educational Series, 250 Wireless
Blvd., Hauppauge, NY 11788.
- Gregory A. Barnes, The International Student's Guide to the American
University, National Textbook Company, Lincolnwood, IL, 1993. $12.95.
208 pages. Includes a chapter on financial aid.
- A Selected List of Fellowship Opportunities and Aids to Advanced
Education for U.S. Citizens and Foreign Nationals, National Science
Foundation, Washington, DC, 1993.
- Carlotta R. Mills, Foundation Grants to Individuals, 9th
edition, 1994. (Updated annually.)
This book is published by the Foundation Center, and includes some
scholarships and fellowships available to international students. You can
order the book for $55 plus $11 for overseas shipping from Foundation
Center, 79 5th Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10003. (The shipping
charge is $4.50 for destinations in the US.)
- Peterson's Scholarships for Study in the USA and Canada,
1998. ISBN 1-56079-948-X ($21.95). 421 pages. This books lists
more than 1,100 non-school sources of money for undergraduate and graduate
international students. Awards are indexed according to award name,
sponsor name, academic field, career goals, and other characteristics.
To order a copy, call 1-800-338-3282 or 1-609-243-9111, fax
1-609-243-9150, or visit the
- W. Wickremasinghe, Scholarships and Grants for Study or
Research in the USA, 2nd edition, American Collegiate Service,
Houston, TX, 1989, 151 pages, ISBN 0-940937-01-8. This book contains a
compilation of financial aid opportunities available from colleges, US
foundations, and international organizations.
You can order the book for $21.95 from American
Collegiate Service, PO Box 442008, Houston, TX 77244. Call
1-714-493-9863 for more information.