Funding for International Students

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We understand that the cost of graduate education at an American university is a challenge for international students, who are not eligible for federal loans from the U.S. government. To help with this burden, we provide a Provost Tuition Reduction Scholarship for each student admitted for full-time study in our program.

We encourage international applicants to explore the following:

International Applicant Financial Aid—Graduate Medical Sciences FAQ Financial Aid

Employment and Internships for International Students

Funding Inside BU

Some scholarships are available from within Boston University. Please review the links on this page to see if you qualify for any of them

Funding from Outside of Boston University

Similarly, although many of the scholarships at this link are for U.S. students, international students may also apply for some of them. Again, be sure to review the links.

The following sites provide links to scholarships specifically for international students.

How to Study in the United States

Education USA

International Scholarships to Study in the US

List of USA Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships for International Students 

International Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students Planning to Study in the USA

Specific Fellowships

AAUW International Fellowships

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme

Fulbright Foreign Student Program (USA)

Scholarships for Students from Specific Countries

United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan

U.S. Educational Foundation in Nepal

United States-India Educational Foundation

United States-Israel Educational Foundation




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