Financial Aid Newsletter

February - Issue #11

Welcome to the Financial Aid Newsletter for International and Study Abroad Students brought to you by, and

In this month's newsletter, we break down everything you need to know about getting a loan without a cosigner inside the US and Canada, give Engineering students all the info on studying in the U.S., and share scholarship opportunities for this spring and fall. We hope you enjoy this month's update!

The International Financial Aid Team


Are you confused by cosigners?

Many students ask if they need a US cosigner to qualify for an international student loan. However, there’s not an easy answer- it simply depends on your circumstances. With numerous lenders you will either be required to have a cosigner, or having a cosigner will improve your chances of securing a loan or better interest rate. But for international students at certain schools in the US and Canada, there are loan providers who do not require a cosigner!

From our Blog: Loans for International Engineering Students in the U.S.

Do you dream of studying an Engineering course in the U.S. but are worried about financing the costs? You're not alone as many students around the world are faced with the same concern.

Through our partners, students like you are able to achieve that dream by filling the financial aid gap with a loan for their engineering course. To get started, explore our simple to use comparison tool.

What are your financial aid options in the USA?

If you are like many students interested in studying in the USA, or if you are already in the US studying, you may be wondering how you can afford all of your expenses. We’ve summarized the opportunities for financial aid available to international students in our handy article. Check it out and get the answers you need.

Spring 2020 Scholarship Opportunity

The International Student Scholarship provided by BoroDrive is an award program that helps outstanding international students to further pursue their study in the U.S. All undergraduate and master program students, specifically students who have excellent achievement and great potential in academic, extracurricular activities or social fields are welcome to apply.

Two Scholarship Opportunities for Fall 2020

Looking for a Fall 2020 scholarship? Apply for MPOWER Financing's Global Citizen or Women in STEM scholarship - all majors/degrees and nationalities eligible. If you need tips on applying before getting started check out their scholarship webinar.