The United States of America is one of the prime destinations for students who are looking to benefit from a top-notch and widely recognized international education. 

Detailed studies on the top scholarships in the USA are mentioned below- 

Fulbright Program 

  • The Fulbright Foreign Student Program enables graduate students, young professionals, and artists from abroad to study and conduct research in the United States. It operates in more than 160 countries worldwide. Approximately 4,000 foreign students receive Fulbright scholarships each year.
  • Types of Fulbright Scholarships:
  • Fulbright U.S. Student Program: For U.S. citizens to study, conduct research, or teach abroad.
  • Fulbright Foreign Student Program: For international students to study in the United States.
  • Fulbright Scholars Program: For U.S. faculty and professionals to teach and conduct research internationally.
  • The majority of Fulbright grants consist of a monthly stipend that varies between $1,600-$2,500 depending on the host country.
  • The Fulbright Program will typically cover your round-trip ticket as well and if you’re awarded an academic scholarship, Fulbright will cover the cost of your studies. 

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program: 

  • The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is a U.S. Department of State-sponsored program that brings accomplished mid-career professionals from around the world to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and professional collaboration.
  • Applicants must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and substantial professional experience (typically at least five years) in a relevant field.
  • It provides: 
  • Stipend
  • Accident and Health Insurance
  • Travel Allowance
  • Allowances for Professional Development 
  • Housing and utilities 
  • Books and supplies
  • Funding for English language training 

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate

  • The Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) is a highly competitive scholarship program that provides opportunities for students from developing countries to pursue graduate studies in development-related fields
  • The program covers a wide range of development-related fields such as economics, health, education, agriculture, environment, and many others.
  • A JJ/WBGSP scholarship provides tuition, a monthly living stipend, round-trip airfare, health insurance, and a travel allowance.
  • The scholarships cover the duration of the graduate program or two years, whichever is less.
  • The applicant must meet the following eligibility criteria:
  •  Be a national of a World Bank member country on this list
  •  Not hold dual citizenship of any developed country
  • Hold a Bachelor’s (or equivalent) degree earned at least 3 years prior to the Application Deadline date

It provides: 

  • Tuition and fees 
  • Monthly Stipend 
  • Round – Trip Airfare 
  • Health Insurance 
  • Research Allowance 
  • Language training

AAUW International Fellowships:

  • The American Association of University Women (AAUW) offers International Fellowships to support women from around the world who wish to pursue graduate studies in the United States.
  • These fellowships are open to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents and who hold an academic degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree by the application deadline. Applicants must intend to enroll full-time in a master’s or doctoral program at a U.S.-accredited institution.
  • The fellowships support graduate study across a wide range of disciplines. AAUW has a long history of providing fellowships in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields, as well as in social sciences, arts, and humanities.
  • The fellowship funds are typically used to cover tuition and fees, living expenses, books, and travel. 

Terra Foundation of American Art International Essay Prize 

  • Terra Foundation for American Art International Essay Prize supports and promotes scholarship on the historical art of the United States.
  • It aims to promote the study and understanding of American art among international scholars.
  • This essay prize is typically open to scholars, including students, postdoctoral researchers, and established scholars, regardless of their country of origin