Financial Aid Newsletter

July - Issue #16

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

Wherever you are in the world we hope that the situation is improving and that you, like many students, are looking forward to travel restrictions easing so that you can get back to school soon or plan for the future.

With that in mind, this month we’ll cover loans for studying in the US and Canada, and for US students abroad, show you everything you need to know about cosigners, we’ll look at all the financial aid opportunities for international students in the US, and we’ll share a new scholarship for international students added to the database.

The International Financial Aid Team


A Simpler Way to Find a Loan

Looking ahead to the new semester, if you’re concerned about financing - don’t worry. The comparison tool on lets you see if a lender is available to work with you at your school in under 10 seconds.

Are you Confused by Cosigners?

Do you need a cosigner?
Who can be your cosigner?
What is a cosigner?

We get asked these questions all the time. Luckily, we’ve got all the answers in one place:

Financial Aid in the US - All Your Options

Would you like to find out about all of the different options for financial aid available to international students in the US? Look no further than the recent blog post and video on to find out more.

Science and Engineering Scholarship

Are you interested in science, engineering and emerging technologies? Would you like an opportunity to win a scholarship of up to $1,000 USD to put towards your education?

If you answered “Yes!” to both of those questions, follow the link to a recent scholarship added to the IEFA Scholarships database.

Binge-Watching During Lockdown?

Did you know that International Student Loan has a dedicated YouTube Channel for videos about loans and other types of financial aid?