Paying for College

Calculating College Costs
Calculating College Costs

Before you even decide which college to attend, you’ve had to spend hundreds of dollars to take standardized tests and other entrance exams. You’ve paid for credential evaluations and for application fees, and you’ve...

Financial Planning Worksheet
Financial Planning Worksheet

If you’ve started to consider your costs for school as an international student in the USA, you’ll realize that in order to keep on top of everything you’ll need to stay organized. That’s where...

Sources of Financial Aid
Sources of Financial Aid

Figuring out if and how you can pay for school is daunting for everyone. And, we admit it, doing so as an international student in the USA is even more frustrating because your options...

Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students
Schools with Financial Aid for International Undergraduate Students

Some USA schools are more likely than others to offer financial aid for international undergraduate students. The lists below indicate which schools offer aid (including grants, loans, and jobs) to the largest numbers of...

Finding Money-Saving Ideas
Finding Money-Saving Ideas

No matter how many  student loans or  scholarships you’ve managed to receive (and congratulations!), it’s normal to still be concerned about money. After all, there are all kinds of additional and unexpected costs that...

Organizations
Organizations

We know, you’re a really busy person and you don’t want to waste time searching for individual ways to help pay for college. So we’ve provided you with a list below of some organizations,...

List of Scholarships for International Students
List of Scholarships for International Students

The best way to win a scholarship is to apply for those with criteria that fit your specific profile. But how do you find those elusive scholarships? By looking at the list for international...

Filing Taxes as an International Student
Filing Taxes as an International Student

Every year, Americans complain about paying taxes. But if you thought you were in the clear because you’re an international student, think again. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is the U.S. government agency that...

Financial Aid Forms
Financial Aid Forms

We’ve given you lots of options about how to get financial aid for international students, but all you care about is how to get money from the U.S. government – since they’re making you...

Financial Aid for Canadian Students
Financial Aid for Canadian Students

We talk a lot about attending school in the USA, and we think there’s good reason to do so. But Canada, our neighbors to the north, also have a lot to be proud of...

Financial Aid for European Students
Financial Aid for European Students

Half the reason you want to go to school outside your home country is to gain a global perspective, right? (We know, the other half is to try new foods.) There’s no better place...

Finding Scholarships for International Students in the USA & Canada
Finding Scholarships for International Students in the USA & Canada

Scholarships are the ideal way to pay for college, because you never have to pay back the money. Unfortunately, international education is expensive! Scholarships for foreign students in the USA and Canada are not...

The Edupass Toolkit: Everything International Students Need to Know to Get a Scholarship in the USA
The Edupass Toolkit: Everything International Students Need to Know to Get a Scholarship in the USA

Many people think that it’s impossible to get a scholarship as an international student, but luckily that’s not true. There are plenty of opportunities if you know where to look—and how to stand out....

Can I Get a Student Loan Without Asking My Parents for Collateral?
Can I Get a Student Loan Without Asking My Parents for Collateral?

One of the biggest concerns for international students looking for education financing is the impact on their families, and one of the biggest impacts occurs when a lender requires a student loan recipient to...

Should I Choose a Fixed or Variable Rate International Student Loan?

If you’re looking for an international student loan to study in the USA, one of your first considerations is whether to get a fixed or variable rate student loan. But there’s a lot of...

Loans for International Students
Loans for International Students

Borrowing money through a private, legal lender is the best way to afford school without involving the mafia. Numerous companies lend to U.S. citizens, but those that lend to international students are fewer and...

NSF 93-147 — A Selected List of Fellowship and Other Support Opportunities for Advanced Education
NSF 93-147 — A Selected List of Fellowship and Other Support Opportunities for Advanced Education

Title : NSF 93-147 -- A Selected List of Fellowship and Other Support Opportunities for Advanced Education Type : Report NSF Org: EHR Date : March 7, 1995 File : ns93147a A SELECTED LIST...

NSF 94-139 – Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI)
NSF 94-139 – Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI)

Title : NSF 94-139 (Reprint)- Grant Opportunities for Academic Liaison with Industry (GOALI) Type : Program Guideline NSF Org: ENG Date : March 6, 1995 File : nsf94139 GRANT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ACADEMIC LIAISON WITH...

IRS Pub. 513: Tax Information for Visitors to the USA
IRS Pub. 513: Tax Information for Visitors to the USA

This page contains an excerpt of the text of IRS Publication 513 Tax Information for Visitors to the USA (1995 Revision). This document has been prepared as a public service, and may be missing sections from...

IRS Pub. 515: Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations
IRS Pub. 515: Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations

This page contains an excerpt of the text of IRS Publication 515Withholding of Tax on Nonresident Aliens and Foreign Corporations(November 1995 Revision), pages 12-19. This document has been prepared as a public service, and may...

IRS Pub 519: USA Tax Guide for Aliens
IRS Pub 519: USA Tax Guide for Aliens

This page contains an excerpt of the text of IRS Publication 519 USA Tax Guide for Aliens (1995 Revision). This document has been prepared as a public service, and may be missing sections from the original....

IRS Pub 901: USA Tax Treaties
IRS Pub 901: USA Tax Treaties

This page contains excerpts from IRS Publication 901 US Tax Treaties(November 1995 Revision). Pages 14-21 of this publication provide information of interest to foreign students. This document has been prepared as a public service, and...

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