Scholarship Resources

Below is a list of additional scholarship resources. Students can seek the guidance of the UHC National Scholarship advisors for direct-apply opportunities provided that they contact the office well in advance before the deadline (one to three months, depending on the scholarship). Learn more about getting startedContact us with any questions!

Funding Sources for Undergraduate Opportunities Abroad
Post Baccalaureate Opportunities 
British Council's Guide to Studying in the UK 

University of Pittsburgh Internal Scholarships

Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship (FLAS) supports full time undergraduate study of FLAS-eligible languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, Hebrew, Persian (Farsi), Portuguese, Swahili, Turkish, and Urdu.

Nationality Rooms Scholarships, University of Pittsburgh is a summer study/research international scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students.

Pitt Study Abroad Office offers a limited number of competitive scholarships to fund study abroad opportunities.

Provost Scholarship is a $1000 scholarship available for fall, spring, and summer programs.

Pitt African American Alumni Council Endowed Scholarshi​p Rising Senior Award  is a $2000 award to an exceptional rising senior.

External Databases and Search Engines

MoneyGeek details funding options for studying abroad, costs of studying abroad, and factors to consider when planning your study abroad.
MSU Libraries Scholarship Database
 is a
 comprehensive database of funding resources for undergraduate and graduate students.

Pittsburgh Foundation is a community foundation comprised of endowment funds established by individuals, businesses and organizations with a passion for charitable giving and a deep commitment to the Pittsburgh community. Here is a Pittsburgh Foundation Scholarship PDF for a list of awards that Pitt students have received. 

Pivot is a search engine to find funding, research, scholarship, and fellowship opportunities for people at all stages of their education and career. It is only accessible at the University of Pittsburgh or other institutions that subscribe to Pivot.

Yale University, Resources for Study in the UK and Ireland

STEM Opportunities for Women and Minorities

Scholarhships for Hispanic and Latino Students

Student Scholarship Search: African American Student Scholarship Resources

UCLA Scholarship Search Database


Resources for Artists

National and International Scholarships and Fellowships in the Fine and Performing Arts - Northern Arizona University

Undergraduate Opportunities for Artists - Temple University Office of Scholar Development and Fellowships Advising

College Art Association Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

Res Artis: Worldwide Network of Artist Residencies

Scholarships that do not require U.S. Citizenship

Scholarships, Grants, and Fellowships that Accept Applications from Non-US Citizens

Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard’s List (for U.S. and Non-U.S. citizens) is a comprehensive, 50-page list includes scholarships available to  U.S. and non-U.S. citizens. Scholarships are categorized by deadline and indicate whether citizenship is a requirement.

Harvard University’s Act on a Dream Scholarship List is an excellent list of scholarships available to immigrant students nationwide.

List of Scholarships That Don’t Require Proof of US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency is a carefully researched list  which contains 52 pages of up-to-date information about scholarships available for immigrant students that don't have U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency as well as advice and tips for writing winning scholarship applications.

MALDEF Scholarship Resource Guide is an extensive list of scholarships that may not inquire about immigration status or require a valid social security number. Check with individual scholarships for eligibility criteria.

Scholarships for International students (PDF) is a list of scholarships for international students without was collaboratively compiled and is periodically edited by scholarship advisors across the country.   

Selected Funding Opportunities Open to Non-U.S. Citizens is a unique list of scholarships for non-U.S. citizens of diverse ethnicities. Includes scholarships that fund undergraduate and graduate work in the U.S. and abroad.

Searchable Database of Merit Aid at Colleges: Make sure to contact colleges individually to find out their policies about awarding merit scholarships to non-resident immigrant students.

Scholarships for Development is a scholarship and award database for people from developing countries, people who would like to pursue development-related fields, and people who seek global and national development through further education.