Undergraduate Opportunities for International Students

DAAD RISE Scholarship (Sophomore, Junior)

A German Academic Exchange Service for Research Internships in Science and Engineering. This scholarship is a two or three-month summer internship to conduct research and be mentored by doctoral students at a German university. German language skills are not required for most positions but would be helpful to manage everyday life outside of the laboratory. Deadline is in December 2019


Postgraduate Opportunities for International Students (apply fall of senior year or later)

Gates Cambridge Scholarship

This global scholarship is for intellectually outstanding postgraduate students with a capacity for leadership and a commitment to improving the lives of others to pursue full-time residential courses of study at the University of Cambridge for one to three year degree programs of study. UK citizens are not eligible.

Rhodes Scholarship

Rhodes scholarships are the oldest and most celebrated international fellowship awards in the world, and provide all expenses for two or three years of study at the University of Oxford. Scholars are chosen not only for outstanding scholarly achievements (3.9-4.0 GPA) but for their character, commitment to others and to the common good, and for their potential for leadership in whatever domains their careers may lead. Scholars must be between 18-24 and have completed a bachelor’s degree prior to study at Oxford. 

Schwarzman Scholars

Designed to prepare future leaders for success in a world where China plays a key global role, this is a fully-funded program with opportunities to live in Beijing for a year of study and cultural immersion, attend lectures, travel, and gain first-hand exposure to China.  Scholars will study for a one-year master’s degree with options to focus on: Public Policy, Economics and Business, and International Studies. All courses are taught in English. Scholars will also have the opportunity to participate in a mentoring program linking them to business, political and civil society leaders through internships with global and national institutions and corporations based in Beijing.

Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program

Each year the Knight-Hennessy Scholars program will identify a group of 100 high-achieving students from around the world with demonstrated leadership and civic commitment to receive full funding to pursue a wide-ranging graduate education at Stanford, with the goal of developing a new generation of global leaders.


OSU Contact:

LeAnn Adam

Director, OSU National and Global Scholarships Advising 

[email protected]

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