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Havard University Scholarships for International students, Fully funded scholarships, Apply here.


Havard University Scholarships for International students, Fully funded scholarships, Apply here.

How to complete the FAFSA

What is the FAFSA?

The FAFSA, short for FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, is the form that all US citizens or permanent residents must fill out in order to apply for federal financial aid each year. 

What information is asked for on the FAFSA?

The FAFSA will ask for the following types of information:

> Student Demographic Information

> Parent Information

> Student and Parent Financial Information

> School Selections

We have created a FAFSA checklist which highlights what you should gather in order to complete your FAFSA.

Information you’ll need

A, Information about yourself:

> Social Security Number 

> Alien Registration Number (if you are an eligible noncitizen like a US Permanent Resident) 

> Your federal income tax returns (if you filed a tax return) and W-2s (if you worked) from the “prior-prior” year. For the 2022-2023 FAFSA this means the tax year 2020

> Sum of your cash, savings accounts, and investments

> Records of any untaxed income you may receive 

Information about your parent(s):

> Social Security Number 

> Their federal income tax returns (if they filed tax returns) and W-2s (if they worked) from the “prior-prior” year. For the 2022-2023 FAFSA this means the tax year 2020

> Total current balance of cash, savings, and checking accounts 

> Net worth of investments, including real estate (but excluding primary home)

> Net worth of current businesses and/or investment farms 

> Records of any untaxed income Payments to tax-deferred

      * Payments to tax-deferred pension and retirement savings plans 

      * IRA deductions and payments to self-employed SEP, SIMPLE and Keogh 

       * Child support received

       * Untaxed portions of IRA distributions or pensions

       * Housing, food, and other living allowances

       * Veterans non-education benefits 

       * Workers' compensation or disability

How to apply

The FAFSA form should be filled out at or through the myStudentAid app in the Apple App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).  You are able to complete the form after October 1st of the year prior to the one for which you are applying for aid. You, and at least one parent, should create an FSA ID at Your FSA ID is used as your electronic signature for the FAFSA. You do not need to wait until October 1st to apply for your FSA ID. 



 If you, the student, are a US citizen or permanent resident you are eligible for federal financial aid whether or not your parents are US citizens or permanent residents. (Note: When prompted for your parent(s) social security number on the form, you should enter all zeros.)


The following is a listing of outside scholarship opportunities for international students.

1, a/e ProNet David W. Lakamp AIA Scholarship


Two students who best demonstrate strong interest in practice and risk management will each receive a $5,000 award.

2, Aga Khan Scholarship


The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant: 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July. The Foundation gives priority to requests for Master’s level courses but is also willing to consider applications for PhD programs, when doctoral degrees are necessary for the career objectives of the student.

3, Aker Scholarship


The programme supports Norwegian top students so that they can learn from the best in the world, independent of their family or financial situation. Scholarships are awarded to students in all fields of study.

4, Alberta Scholarships Program – Sir James Lougheed Awards of Distinction


Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Canada, be Alberta residents, and be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time in a graduate program at an institution outside of Alberta. There is a lifetime maximum of two awards per student. At the doctoral level, students must have completed at least one full year of graduate study or a master’s degree.

5, American Association of University Women


International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported.

6, American-Scandinavian Foundation


The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year. Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply submit applications to the appropriate cooperative organization (see website for details). Awards are made in all fields.

7, American Society of Landscape Architects


Lists various programs and scholarships for Landscape Architecture students.

8, Arab Student Aid International


Arab Student Aid International provides interest-free, repayable student loans at the graduate and postgraduate levels without any prejudice to religion, gender, ethnic or racial backgrounds.

9, Architects Foundation


Every year, the foundation awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to architecture students in NAAB-accredited graduate degree programs, and Architect Registration Exam (ARE) candidates who are working toward becoming licensed architects.


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