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Financial Aid and On Campus Jobs

Financial Aid Opportunities

Although financial aid options for international students are limited, there are a number of options. Please read below for more information, and contact oisl@emory.edu with any questions! The list below is only a starting point, and likely does not include all opportunities on campus. We will continue to update this page regularly as we find or create more opportunities.

Before beginning study at Emory

Undergraduate Students

Rollins School of Public Health Graduate Students

Scholarship Clearinghouse Websites

* For more opportunities related to scholarships and financial aid opportunities outside Emory, please view this document, and continue to research online.

After beginning study at Emory

Dean's Achievement Scholarship

  • Merit based $10,0000 scholarship awarded to rising sophomore or juniors
  • Application deadline is typically in mid-April each year

Dr. James T. Laney Korean Book Scholarship

  • $500 awarded to a South Korean international undergraduate and graduate student
  • Contact Marifel Verlohr at marifel.verlohr@emory.edu for more information.

Sonny Carter Scholarship

  • Provide partial tuition for senior year in Emory College
  • Apply February of junior year

Bredow Scholarship

  • Emory award for students with significant leadership in the Jewish community and unmet financial need
  • Apply January of freshman, sophomore, or junior year

International Student Loans

  • International student loans are available year round and can cover up to the total cost of school minus any other financial aid received.
  • Many banks offer loans with a US co-signer. Please contact local banks for more information. 

Student Hardship Funds

Student Hardship funds are typically small amounts of money that are either loaned or given to Emory students based on significant, unanticipated financial distress. Please contact the people or websites listed below for more information about the particular fund.

The Office of International Student Life also has a new International Student Hardship Fund. While it is not active yet, we are currently in the fundraising change for the fund, and hope to have it active in Fall 2016. You can see more information here.

More resources: Scholarships for Graduate Students and Scholarships that Accept Applications from International Students.

On-Campus Jobs

On-Campus jobs for international students can be challenging to find, but it is possible with persistence, professionalism, and research. Unless international students obtain specific authorization, they are only eligible for on-campus jobs. Please visit ISSS for more information about obtaining a social secuirty number, or obtaining work authorization for off-campus employement.

Listed below are many office opportunities that have proved successful for international students in the past. Please update us if you have found success in obtaining an on-campus job so that we can continue to share information with new students. Contact oisl@emory.edu with any questions! The list below is only a starting point, and likely does not include all opportunities on campus. We will continue to update this page regularly as we find or create more opportunities.