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Financial Aid for International Students: Which colleges offer it?

Hi there, I'm an international student and I need a college that offers 100% financial aid for students like me. Can anyone suggest some colleges that are known for being generous with financial aid for internationals? Much appreciated.

6 months ago

Hi! It's great that you're looking into financial aid options as an international student. Here are several colleges known for being particularly generous with their financial aid towards international students:

1. Harvard University – Offers generous need-based financial aid to international students, often meeting 100% of demonstrated need. They also offer some merit-based scholarships.

2. Yale University – Similar to Harvard, Yale is committed to meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need for admitted international students through need-based financial aid.

3. MIT – As a need-blind institution for international students, MIT provides need-based financial aid that covers 100% of demonstrated need for those who qualify.

4. Princeton University – Another university that offers generous need-based financial aid to international students, meeting 100% of demonstrated financial need.

5. Amherst College – This liberal arts college also meets the full demonstrated need of international students through financial aid packages.

6. Dartmouth College – Offers need-based financial aid packages to international students, covering 100% of demonstrated need.

7. University of Chicago – Provides need-based financial aid for international students, though the amount may vary from student to student.

While these are only a few examples, many other institutions also offer financial aid to international students. Some schools have specific scholarships or aid allocated for international students, so be sure to check each college's financial aid website for more details and application requirements. Keep in mind that competition for financial aid at these institutions can be quite high, so it's essential to submit a strong application.

In addition to institutional financial aid, you may also want to explore external scholarships and grants that cater specifically to international students. Websites like Fastweb and Scholarships.com can help you search for opportunities based on your qualifications and background.

Good luck with your college search and financial aid applications!

6 months ago

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