International Student Scholarships

Scholarships open to international students who are are already studying in the United States or hoping to come to the U.S. for their college education.

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: January 20, 2020extended to January 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school students and college undergraduates who are under the age of 25. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute short film that raises awareness about critical issues affecting women and girls around the world OR propose solutions to critical challenges faced by women.

BMI Student Composer Awards
Sponsor: BMI Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Award is open to citizens of a country in the Western Hemisphere who is engaged in the study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative). Applicant must have been born on after February 2, 1992. Applicant must submit one composition.

Environmental Awareness Scholarship Essay
Sponsor: ReuseThisBag.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school and college students worldwide. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to climate change.

Guthrie-Koch Scholarship
Sponsor: National PKU News
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to young persons with phenylketonuria (PKU) who are on the diet treatment and about to attend or already attending a college, university, or technical school at the undergraduate level. Residents of any country may apply, but the application and letters of recommendation must be in understandable English.

Live Deliberately Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Walden Woods Project/Thoreau Institute
Amount: $250
Closing Date: February 15, 2020
Description: Contest is open to youth ages 14-21 around the globe. Applicant must submit an essay or visual essay on a topic related to a quotation by Henry David Thoreau.

Student Video Contest
Sponsor: World of 7 Billion
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 27, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12 worldwide. Applicant must create a short video (up to 60 seconds) about the human population growth that highlights one of the given global challenges.

Dream Big Scholarship
Sponsor: RentLingo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to any student (including international students) 18 years or older currently attending a college or university. Applicant must submit a short online form and essay on their dream job.

The Fountain Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Foundation Magazine
Amount: UP to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2020
Description: There is no age limit or a condition to fulfill for entry. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to facing challenges.

Annual Kaplun Essay Contest
Sponsor: Morris J. and Betty Kaplun Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,800
Closing Date: March 13, 2020
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 7 through 12. Applicants must submit an essay on a given topic related to one of the ten commandments.

FormSwift Scholarship Program
Sponsor: FormSwift
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must create a business plan infographic for one of the given industries provided.

Illustrators of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open to new and amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one process-color painting, in media distributed broadly to the general public.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to 1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2020
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Winning Writers
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: April 1, 2020
Description: Contest is open to poets of all ages and from all nations. Contestant must submit one English poem only with a maximum of 250 lines.

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