Call for Applications: International Scholarships And Loans/ University of Arizona

International Student Scholarships

Scholarships are gift aid towards education and can come from different sources, each with different requirements and deadlines.

Global Wildcat Award

In recognition for students who exhibit an outstanding academic performance, the University of Arizona offers the Global Wildcat Award which offers $4,000 – $35,000 per academic year for first-year OR $5,000-$12,000 per academic year for transfer students. A limited number of merit-based scholarships may be awarded to admitted students for Fall 2020.

Learn more about the Global Wildcat Award

Scholarship Universe

To help you find scholarships, the University created Scholarship Universe, which matches you with thousands of UA and non-UA scholarship opportunities available throughout the year. UA scholarships are merit-based. These are limited in number and awarded to students with exceptional academic performance. 

Visit Scholarship Universe and start applying

Tuition Waivers for Students from Sonora, Mexico

A limited number of tuition waivers are available to students from Sonora, Mexico through an agreement between the Arizona-Mexico Commission and the Comisión Sonora-Arizona. Qualifying students from Sonora who are studying in Arizona may pay in-state tuition for a maximum of two years.

Learn more about Sonoran aid and apply

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship supports women from across the world interested in pursuing a career in Technology. Recipients each receive a $10,000 award and will be invited to attend the Annual Google Scholar’s Retreat in California.

Learn if you are eligible and how to apply

Society of Women Engineers

The Society of Women Engineers provides scholarship opportunities for students interested in Engineering. The website contains a database of potential scholarship opportunities. While many require US Citizenship, there are some that are open to international students.

Learn if you are eligible and how to apply

Other Scholarships

Some UA Colleges/Departments may offer scholarships. Check their websites for possible opportunities.

There are databases of international student aid and scholarship opportunities, for example, educationusa.state.gov, internationalscholarships.com, or fastweb.com. You should never have to pay to use these sites.


International Student Loans

Loans are sources of funds that need to be repaid over a set amount of time, and usually with interest. Deadlines may vary.

The Rowe Fund

The Rowe Fund is an interest-free loan program that helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States to finance their studies at accredited universities in the United States. Loans can be up to $15,000 USD.

Learn more and apply

Sallie Mae International Student Loan

Sallie Mae offers a variety of student loan programs for international students studying in the United States. (These loans are provided directly by Sallie Mae NOT by the University of Arizona.)

Learn about Sallie Mae loan programs

Instituto de Becas y Crédito Educativo del Estado de Sonora

Students from Sonora, Mexico, are also eligible to apply for scholarships and student loans through the Instituto de Becas y Crédito Educativo del Estado de Sonora.

Learn more about ICEES loans and apply


Other Forms of Aid

Sponsorship

A sponsored student is any student whose tuition and/or fees are paid directly to the UA by an outside organization that requires an invoice from the University before remitting payment. Students who receive tuition reimbursement or personal payments from an organization are not considered sponsored students. If your government or agency will sponsor you, please contact the Program Director for Sponsored Programs in International Student Services at intlsp@email.arizona.edu.

On-Campus Employment

Some opportunities for on-campus employment are available to international students. Please check with Student Engagement & Career Development to learn more.

Visit UA Career Services

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https://admissions.arizona.edu/cost-aid/international/scholarships-loans