World of Knowledge Foundation Today & Tomorrow Scholarship Program

Ten scholarships of $5,000 are awarded to international students whose 1,000 word “Letter of Advice to a Friend in the Home Country” are judged the best. International students attending U.S. universities may apply. Students must hold a GPA of 3.0 or better and maintain full-time status. (There is no website and you must mail the letter to the address below.)

Deadline: typically May 31

Email: knowledgetoall@aol.com
Phone: 1-888-953-7737
Address: World of Knowledge Foundation, Inc.
4037 Metric Drive, Suite 120
Winter Park, FL 32792

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

The purpose of this grant is to support women in education who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries.

Criteria include: a record of service to women and/or children in her country,must reside in the U.S. at the time of application and plans to return to her home country in two years, demonstrates financial need, enrolled in an accredited educational institution in the U.S. and during the entire period covered by the grant, she must use the grant to continue study for her degree, at least 25 years old, not a Green Card holder, a national of a developing country, and eligible to borrow from the World Bank.

Deadline: January 16, 2016

For more details and application visit: http://www.mmmf-grants.org/home/uscanada-program

Korean American Scholarship Foundation

The KASF offers scholarships to full-time students with financial need and GPAs of 3.0 or higher.   Koreans (international students) and Korean-Americans may apply. The KASF has divided the US into 6 districts.  Application requirements depend upon in which district your university is located.  General requirements include a lengthy application form, an official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a recent photo and a one-page essay.   Some districts require the FAFSA or copies of parents’ tax returns.

Qualifications for Scholarship Eligibility:

  1. Will be a full time student at a school in one of the designated Eastern region states (Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, or West Virginia) during the 2016-17 school year.
  2. Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Can demonstrate need for financial assistance.

Deadlines: Districts have differing deadlines mostly from May to July each year. Virginia is in the East District– applications become available April 1st and are due by July 8th, 2017.

Visit http://www.kasf.org/eastern for more information and the application form.