For international students, Loyola's Center for International Education (CIE) is here to help you adjust to Loyola and the U.S., providing assistance with all immigration issues as well as any other areas of concern.
- Health Insurance Information
- Information on Loyola's International Student Scholarship Program
- Undergraduate Merit Scholarship Programs
- Withholding Federal Income Tax on Scholarships (federal regulations)
- "Outside" Scholarship Information sent to Loyola
All federal and state financial aid programs require recipients to be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.
Here are links to some additional resources that may be useful to you in gathering funding to study in the United States:
- Edupass: The Smart Student Guide to Studying in the United States
- US Journal of Academics General information on financing study in the United States.
- Institute of International Education (IIE) Funding for U.S. Study Online: Funding for U.S. Study Online is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
- International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search: financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for US and international students wishing to study abroad.
- International Scholarships: Designed for any international or U.S. student for study around the world.
- Leo S. Rowe Pan American American Fund: The Leo S. Rowe Fund, a student loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS), helps citizens from Latin America and the Caribbean OAS Member countries finance their studies or research in accredited universities across the United States.
- LewerMark "Make Your Mark" Scholarship Contest: The contest benefits international students sponsored by a school enrolled in one or more of the LewerMark student insurance programs. Last year, students were invited to apply for one of three scholarships by submitting a 500-word essay that answers the question: “How will an international education help me make a difference in the world?” The first-place award is $1,000 and second and third place are $750 and $500 respectively.
- Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund Grant: Provides financial assistance to women from developing countries who are committed to improving the lives of women and children in their home countries.
- International Student Loan Program- The Student Loan Network offers international student loan programs for both US students studying abroad and international students in the US (with a US cosigner). These are credit-based loans offered by a private lender.
- International StudentLoan.com- Loans require a co-signer who is a U.S. citizen or pernanent resident
Updated February 27, 2013