Many SIPA students receive aid from outside sources such as charitable or professional organizations, their employers, philanthropic groups, or agencies in their own countries. This section includes a comprehensive searchable database of such resources and links to scholarship search engines.

Other external, general scholarship search engines SIPA students and applicants may want to review include the following:

       www.fastweb.com

       www.scholarships.com

       https://scholarshipowl.com

       www.graduatescholarships.org

       www.cappex.com

Global English Editing awards scholarships to students in the United States who intend to make a positive contribution to the country's future through the A Better America Scholarship program. They award $1000 to one university student each year to reward initiative, innovation and lofty idealism. Applicants must be currently enrolled at a university in the US, and either be a US citizen or permanent resident; international students may apply if they intend to stay in the United States after completing their studies.
The Abe Fellowship Program was established in 1991 through a partnership between the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) and the Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership (CGP). It was designed to encourage international multidisciplinary research on topics of pressing global concern and to foster a new generation of researchers interested in policy-relevant topics and willing to become key members of a bilateral and global research network. The fellowship competition is open to citizens of the United States and Japan as well as to nationals of other countries who can demonstrate strong and serious long-term affiliations with research communities in Japan...
The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies in order to develop scholars and prepare them for employment, primarily within the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN). Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis. Applications for short-term courses are not considered; neither are applications from students who have already started their course of study. Eligibility: The main criteria for selecting award winners are: l) excellent academic records, 2) genuine financial need, 3) admission to a reputable university...
The Captain Jodi Callahan Memorial Scholarship provides a $1,000 scholarship to an active duty Air Force, full time Air National Guard or full time Air Force Reserve (officer or enlisted) pursuing a Master’s Degree in a non-technical field of study. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0.
The Air Force Spouse Scholarship program is designed to encourage Air Force spouses worldwide to pursue associate, bachelor or graduate/postgraduate degrees. The applicant must be a spouse of Air Force active duty, Air National Guard or Air Force Reserve to be eligible. Spouses who are themselves Air Force personnel, or in ROTC, are not eligible.
The Sir James Lougheed Award of Distinction provides Alberta students with the opportunity for advanced study at institutions outside of Alberta. Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Landed Immigrants, be Alberta residents, and be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a graduate program at an institution outside of Alberta. Currently, 7 scholarships of $15,000 are available to Master's students and 8 scholarships of $20,000 are awarded to Doctoral students. Applicants must: be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person (visa students are not eligible), be an Alberta resident, and to be considered an Alberta resident one of the...
Since its founding in 1959, the Alpha Epsilon Phi Foundation has been enriching the lives of AEPhi members by awarding scholarships for both undergraduate and graduate studies. All applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and will be scored based on academic performance; chapter, campus and community activities and need. Graduate applicants must have completed at least one year of graduate studies prior to applying. Applications generally open in January and are due April 1st.
The mission of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation is to promote lifelong learning. This is accomplished by awarding scholarships, fellowships and grants based on both academic merit and financial need. Applicants need not be members of Alpha Kappa Alpha.
The purpose of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (AAPG) Foundation’s Grants-in-Aid program is to foster research in the geosciences. Grants are made to provide financial assistance to graduate students (currently enrolled in Masters or Ph.D. programs) whose thesis research has application to the search for and development of petroleum and energy-mineral resources, and/or to related environmental geology issues. Grants are based on merit, and in part, on the financial needs of the applicant. Although the focus of the program is the support of qualified candidates for Masters or equivalent degrees, qualified doctoral candidates are also encouraged to apply.
One of the world’s largest sources of funding for graduate women, AAUW is providing more than $3.7 million in funding for more than 241 fellowships and grants to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations in the 2015–16 academic year. Due to the longstanding, generous contributions of AAUW members, a broader community of women continues to gain access to educational and economic opportunities — breaking through barriers so that all women have a fair chance. Fellowship and grant recipients perform research in a wide range of disciplines and work to improve their schools and communities. Their intellect, dedication, imagination, and effort promise...

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