International Scholarships

Scholarships for International Students

DeadlineProgramBasic RequirementsAmount
January 6United Methodist Women National Scholarship

Women Studying at approved Seminaries. Must be United Methodist and demonstrate financial need.

$1,000 to $5,000
March 31International Order Of The King's Daughters And Sons
  • Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in the Master of Divinity Program.
  • Applicant must be a citizen of the United States or Canada.
  • Applicant must be attending a school or Seminary accredited by the Association of Theological Schools in the United States or Canada.
  • Applicant must have and maintain a B Average or above, for all graduate and undergraduate
  • $1,000 (Max for Tuition ONLY) for a full academic year
    October 5International Student Scholarship

    Must be an SMU international student who demonstrates academic excellence as well as a strong connection to the campus community through involvement.

    November 30World Communion National Scholarship

    The World Communion Scholarship Program supports students from Global Ministries mission partner institutions in their advanced studies (master’s or doctoral) preparing them for leadership involvement in church and society and for their future work with communities in need. The program seeks to support students whose study focus will directly relate to mission and to the following priority areas of emphasis: elimination of poverty, expansion of global health, leadership development, or congregational development. The program supports students from outside the U.S. (World Communion International Scholarship) or from racial/ethnic minorities from within the U.S. (World Communion National Scholarship).

    December 1International Fellowship

    Fellowship for women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are enrolled in full- time study or research in the United States. Must have earned a Bachelor's degree by September 1. Must demonstrate academic ability, professional potential, and intention to return to home country at the completion of course of study.  Preference is given to women who show prior commitment to the advancement of women and girls through civic, community, or professional work.

    December 15P.E.O. Peace Scholarship

    Women from countries other than the U.S. or Canada who are completing graduate study in the United States or Canada.  Recipients must return to her own country to pursue her professional career within 60 days, depending on Visa status, of graduation.