STEM Scholarships in US for International Students

Cyril Zachariah
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 09:55 PM IST

US, being the top destination for pursuing STEM courses, also offers several financial aids and scholarship opportunities to international students. Scroll down to know all about STEM Scholarships in the US.

STEM Scholarships in US for International Students
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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) courses offered in the US are very popular among international students. Every US university teaches STEM courses as this field offers exciting career opportunities to students.

While there are millions of students who apply for STEM courses every year, the higher education cost in the US can easily discourage some of them.

To keep students motivated enough to enroll in STEM courses in the US, universities offer multiple STEM Scholarships to reduce the financial burden of studying abroad.

Ranging between merit-based and need-based scholarships in the US, international students can choose from a range of Federal scholarships, private scholarships and university scholarships, that cover either full or partial costs incurred by the students. While some US scholarships will cover the tuition costs, some only cover accommodation or living expenses incurred by the international student.

In this article, you can find out some of the popular STEM scholarships available to international students opting to study in one of the top STEM universities in the USA.

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Also Read: Benefits of Studying STEM Courses in USA

Scholarships for International Students in STEM Courses in US Universities

Here are some of the popular US international scholarships offered to students applying for STEM programs:

Name of the Scholarship

Offered by



GeneTex Scholarship



  • Good academic standing

  • Enrolled in a STEM major

RevPart 2021 STEM Scholarship



  • Enrolled in a STEM major at an accredited college

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

AfterCollege, Inc.


  • Enrolled in a STEM field

  • Must be from an underrepresented group

  • MInimum 3.0 GA

Buildium’s Build U. Scholarship

Buildium LLC

$2500 awarded each semester

  • Enrolled in a STEM field at undergraduate or graduate level.

  • Must be at least 18

MyBioSource Scholarship Program

MyBioSource Inc.


  • Enrolled in a STEM field at an accredited university for the Fall semester

Also Read: Eligibility to Pursue STEM Courses in USA

Note: This is not an exhaustive list. You can also find STEM scholarships offered by universities, external organizations or even the US or Indian governments.

Applying for scholarships can be a confusing process for students, however, making use of the services offered by our experienced study abroad counsellors can help you easily apply for different scholarships.

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