Funding for International Students.
There are many opportunities for scholarships outside of BU that we encourage students to explore. The scholarships below are very common and relevant to Public Health students, and should be considered by all eligible applicants. Finding funding is an ongoing process, and all students, new and continuing, should regularly apply for scholarship opportunities that will help fund their Public Health education.
Online Master of Public Health (MPH) international applicants are not eligible for visa sponsorship from Boston University.
World Health Organization
Pan American Sanitary Bureau
525 23rd Street NW
Washington, DC 20037 USA
America-Mideast Educational and
Training Services, Inc.
1730 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-4505 USA
US Agency for International Development
Ronald Reagan Building
Washington, DC 20523-0016 USA
Placement and Special Services Division
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017-3580 USA
Organization of American States
Department of Fellowships and Training
17th Street & Construction Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20006 USA
Latin American Scholarship Program of
25 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138-6095 USA
National Association for Foreign Student Affairs
1875 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20009-5728 USA
320 East 43rd Street
New York, NY 10017 USA
One Michigan Avenue East
Battle Creek, MI 49017-4058 USA
AAUW Educational Foundation
Fellowships and Grants
2201 North Dodge Street, Dept. 60
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030 USA
420 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018-2702 USA
1015 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005 USA
After being academically admitted to one of our programs, all international applicants will be required to submit a completed International Student Data Form (ISDF) along with supporting financial documents that demonstrate your ability to pay for your expenses while studying at Boston University. Once this is received, applicants can be processed for appropriate immigration documents (I-20 or DS-2019).
The financial documents must either show funds in a bank account in your name, or you must submit a letter of sponsorship which indicates that your sponsor is willing and able to support you financially for your academic fees and living expenses throughout the duration of your studies at Boston University. Applicants must also include the relationship of the sponsor to the applicant on the form. All financial documents must be written in English and show the amounts converted into US dollars.
For your convenience, Boston University has prepared a Financial Sponsorship Certification form for this purpose. Review the Estimate of Expenses to determine the amount of funds you must have available.
Detailed information on funding requirements and immigration documentation can be found on the International Students & Scholars office website.