Saturday, May 8, 2010

Scholarship Spotlight: Kofi Annan Scholarship, International Student Scholarship Awards for undergraduate study at Macalester College

Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota

Amount of scholarship: $1,000 - $35,000

American Studies, Anthropology, Art, Asian Languages & Cultures, Biology, Chemistry, Classics, Computer Science, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, French & Francophone Studies, Geography, Geology, German Studies, Hispanic & Latin American Studies, History, Humanities, Media & Cultural Studies, International Studies, Linguistics, Mathematics, Music, Neuroscience Studies, Philosophy, Physics & Astronomy, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Russian Studies, Sociology, Theater and Women's & Gender Studies

Candidates who wish to be considered for Kofi Annan International Scholarship must apply for admission and financial aid to Macalester. Applicants may apply online or by post. Application forms and admission instructions as well as on-line access are available at:

Additional Information:
Applicants who are unable to obtain an application from the web may request one by writing to the Admissions Office, Macalester College, 1600 Grand Avenue, St Paul, MN 55105 USA

Detailed information on academic departments and about Macalester and its programs can be found at:

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

University of Nebraska, Omaha: Scholarships available for International Students

Program Description: The University of Nebraska at Omaha offers a number of competitive scholarships for international students entering at either the undergraduate or graduate level.

Amount of scholarship:

UNO Advantage Scholarships
These scholarships allow recipients to pay resident tuition rates. The scholarships typically reduce tuition charges by about 65% and are worth $7,600 to $9.60 per year. They are renewable each year with good academic progress.

New International Student Scholarships
These scholarships are worth $6,000 per academic year. Partial grants of $3,000 are sometimes awarded for a single semester, and are not renewable.
Please note that we will accept online applications only. Paper applications will not be considered.

Deadline: None

Requirements / eligibility:
1: Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
2: Must meet admissions requirements.
3: Must be a J-1 or F-1 visa holder or applicant.

Additional Information:
Instructions: Apply online at Click on "Admissions," then "Scholarships and Funding."

  • International Studies & Programs:
  • 6001 Dodge Street, ASH 241
  • Omaha, NE 68182

Phone #: +1 (402) 554-2293
Fax #: +1 (402) 554-2949