Temple University International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services


Any questions regarding the need for Temple University assistantships should be addressed to the department. There is no financial aid available directly from Temple University. As an international student on a non-immigrant visa, you are not eligible for U.S. government-funded financial aid such as PELL grants, PHEAA loans or work study employment. Please visit the US Department of Education for further information

  • International Student and Scholar Services is usually allocated a small amount of funds to be distributed to international students who have been studying at Temple University for at least one academic year and who can demonstrate an unexpected loss of funding due to extenuation circumstance. Details regarding the application deadlines are posted to tu-intl, our electronic listserv. You should make sure you're subscribed so you receive the information.

  • Information about University-wide, non-departmental assistantships can be found at http://www.temple.edu/provost/careercenter/Students/resources/index.htm. If you are interested in receiving an assistantship, please visit the page. Write down the names of the contact person listed on the web page and contact them by telephone or e-mail to determine whether they assistantship is still available in their department.

The following resources are avilable to current students:

  1. Graduate students can try to obtain non-departmental assistantships at http://www.temple.edu/cares

  2. Undergraduate students can try to talk to their  academic advisors about the possibility to be nominated  for one of many  available financial aid awards (e.g. Cosby Award).

  3. Visit the office of student financial service's web site at http://www.temple.edu/sfs.   

  4. Additional Scholarship information is abailable at Scholarships for International Students

Additional Information on financial aid  is available at

International Student and Scholar Services has compiled the following information in order to assist you in your search for financial aid. We have provided you with a list of organizations that provide financial aid and the respective field of study for which the aid is provided. If you need more information about the financial aid (application deadlines, etc.) and there is not a web site or e-mail address listed, please write to them or call them.

All of the information our office has on the source of financial aid is posted below.

Best of luck in your search for financial aid. If you have been in the United States in valid non-immigrant status for nine months or more, you may be eligible for work off campus. Please read the information about Employment Based on Economic Necessity.

Remember that you may not work off-campus unless you first receive written authorization.



Area of Study


City,   State or Country


Phone  Number

Website/Email Address

Adamha National Research Services Awards

Health Science

West Wood Bldg #240
National Institute Of Health

Bethesda,  MD 20892




Website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/oer.htm



AAUW Educational Foundation International Fellowships

Women only

1111 16th St. NW

Washington, DC 20037



This award is a fellowship for international WOMEN that are pursuing a degree In the United States and has the intention to return to her country to purse a

Professional career.

American Council Of Learned Societies

East European Language Training

228 E 45th Street

New York,  NY 10017-3398



American Institute of Indian Studies Fellowship Competition

Open to all

1130 East 59th Street

Chicago,  IL  60637

773  702-8638



Attention: Deadline for this fellowship is July 1, 2009

American Institute Of Maghrib Studies


Center For International Studies
Garland 102
P.O. Box 413
U Of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee,  WI  53201

(520) 626-6498



American Philosophical Society


Independence Mall East
104 S. 5th Street

Phila,  PA  19106-3387

(215) 440-3400


The Center  for Hellenic Studies


3100 Whitehaven Street

Washington, DC 20008




Institute of Food Technologist

Food Science

525 W. Van Buren,

Ste. 1000

Chicago,   IL




International Doorways

Open to all



Kosciuszko Foundation


15 East 65th Street

New York,  NY 10065

(212) 734-2130


P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund

Woman only

3700 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50312



The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation

Art Major

818 Connecticut Ave. N.W., Suite 600

Washington, D.C. 20006





The Geological Society of America, Inc.

Geology majors

P.O. Box 9140
Boulder, CO  80301-9140




Science, Engineering and Medicine

500 Fifth St. N.W.,

Washington,  DC  20001

(202) 334-2872