Paying for College

Finding Scholarships for International Students in USA & Canada
Finding Scholarships for International Students in USA & Canada

Scholarships are the ideal way to pay for college, because you never have to pay back the money. Unfortunately, international education is expensive! Scholarships for foreign students in the USA and Canada are not as common as scholarships for US and Canadian citizens, and they can be harder to find. But that’s why Edupass is...

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Loans for International Students
Loans for International Students

Borrowing money through a private, legal lender is the best way to afford school without involving the mafia. Numerous companies lend to U.S. citizens, but those that lend to international students are fewer and further between.  Most lenders require international students to get a loan with a co-signer who is a U.S. citizen or permanent...

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IRS Pub 901: USA Tax Treaties
IRS Pub 901: USA Tax Treaties

This page contains excerpts from IRS Publication 901 US Tax Treaties(November 1995 Revision). Pages 14-21 of this publication provide information of interest to foreign students. This document has been prepared as a public service, and may be missing sections from the original. All sections of this publication that are not directly relevant to the topic of...

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IRS Pub 519: USA Tax Guide for Aliens
IRS Pub 519: USA Tax Guide for Aliens

This page contains an excerpt of the text of IRS Publication 519 USA Tax Guide for Aliens (1995 Revision). This document has been prepared as a public service, and may be missing sections from the original. It is not intended to act as a substitute for the official version available from the IRS, but rather to provide...

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IRS Pub. 515: Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations
IRS Pub. 515: Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations

This page contains an excerpt of the text of IRS Publication 515Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations(November 1995 Revision), pages 12-19. This document has been prepared as a public service, and may be missing sections from the original. It is not intended to act as a substitute for the official version available from...

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IRS Pub. 513: Tax Information for Visitors to the USA
IRS Pub. 513: Tax Information for Visitors to the USA

This page contains an excerpt of the text of IRS Publication 513 Tax Information for Visitors to the USA (1995 Revision). This document has been prepared as a public service, and may be missing sections from the original. It is not intended to act as a substitute for the official version available from the IRS, but rather...

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NSF 94-139 – Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI)
NSF 94-139 – Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI)

Title : NSF 94-139 (Reprint)- Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) Type : Program Guideline NSF Org: ENG Date : March 6, 1995 File : nsf94139 GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACADEMIC LIAISON WITH INDUSTRY (GOALI) Engineering Directorate Guidelines FY 1995 FACULTY AND STUDENTS IN INDUSTRY Target Date: January 16, 1995 INDUSTRY ENGINEERS AND SCIENTISTS...

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NSF 93-147 — A Selected List of Fellowship and Other Support Opportunities for Advanced Education
NSF 93-147 — A Selected List of Fellowship and Other Support Opportunities for Advanced Education

Title : NSF 93-147 -- A Selected List of Fellowship and Other Support Opportunities for Advanced Education Type : Report NSF Org: EHR Date : March 7, 1995 File : ns93147a A SELECTED LIST OF FELLOWSHIP AND OTHER SUPPORT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADVANCED EDUCATION for USA Citizens and Foreign Nationals Prepared Under Contract with the the...

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Financial Aid for European Students
Financial Aid for European Students

Half the reason you want to go to school outside your home country is to gain a global perspective, right? (We know, the other half is to try new foods.) There’s no better place to meet diverse people and learn about new cultures than Europe, with its easy access to other countries and languages.  Europe’s...

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Financial Aid for Canadian Students
Financial Aid for Canadian Students

We talk a lot about attending school in the USA, and we think there’s good reason to do so. But Canada, our neighbors to the north, also have a lot to be proud of with their education system.  On top of its excellent education, Canada’s high-quality of life and openness to foreigners make it a...

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Financial Aid Forms
Financial Aid Forms

We’ve given you lots of options about how to get financial aid for international students, but all you care about is how to get money from the U.S. government – since they’re making you pay taxes, it’s the least they can do, right? There’s good news and bad news. Here’s the bad news: the Free...

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Filing Taxes as an International Student
Filing Taxes as an International Student

Every year, Americans complain about paying taxes. But if you thought you were in the clear because you’re an international student, think again. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the U.S. government agency that collects taxes, and they have a strict deadline of April 15 (or the following Monday if that falls over the weekend)...

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List of Scholarships for International Students
List of Scholarships for International Students

The best way to win a scholarship is to apply for those with criteria that fit your specific profile. But how do you find those elusive scholarships? By looking at the list for international students that we’ve compiled for you below! Websites That Allow International Students to Search for Scholarships The College Board supports 7...

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Organizations
Organizations

We know, you’re a really busy person and you don’t want to waste time searching for individual ways to help pay for college. So we’ve provided you with a list below of some organizations, government offices, and companies that offer resources about scholarships, student loans with no cosigner, and more money-related topics specifically for international...

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Useful Publications
Useful Publications

You may find some of the following publications helpful. Additional references can be found in the bibliography. Before you order a copy, check whether your library has a copy. The USA Embassy in your country may have copies in their library. Most USA embassies and consulates can provide basic information about studying in the US....

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Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students
Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students

Some USA schools are more likely than others to offer financial aid for international undergraduate students. The lists below indicate which schools offer aid (including grants, loans, and jobs) to the largest numbers of international students. The lists are based on a list originally compiled by Douglas C. Thompson. To be included in the following...

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Sources of Financial Aid
Sources of Financial Aid

Figuring out if and how you can pay for school is daunting for everyone. And, we admit it, doing so as an international student in the USA is even more frustrating because your options are limited. But there are still lots of ways that will give you the financial stability you need to get your...

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Financial Planning Worksheet
Financial Planning Worksheet

If you’ve started to consider your costs for school as an international student in the USA, you’ll realize that in order to keep on top of everything you’ll need to stay organized. That’s where this worksheet comes in. Estimate all your expenses by filling out this form, and keep updating it as necessary. We can’t...

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Calculating College Costs
Calculating College Costs

Before you even decide which college to attend, you’ve had to spend hundreds of dollars to take standardized tests and other entrance exams. You’ve paid for credential evaluations and for application fees, and you’ve even paid postage for sending some of those documents to each school you considered. And now that those costs are behind...

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