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Financial Aid

Outside Funding Sources for International Students


Fundación México en Harvard

Provides scholarships and loans to citizens or permanent residents of Mexico who are admitted for graduate study at Harvard. Interested students must apply for consideration before entering the U.S. and prior to the start of their Harvard programs. Recipients of support from the Fundación are required to return to Mexico upon completion of their Harvard programs or after a period of practical training abroad. For further information, please visit their website.

An agreement exists whereby CONACYT, Fundación México en Harvard and CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas) will support with a full scholarship any student from CIDE´s Doctorate in Public Policy program, accepted to the Harvard Graduate School of Education for an M.Ed. Students must undertake the admissions process with HGSE directly and have been accepted in order to receive this scholarship. Please visit their website for additional information.

Fundação Estudar

Merit-based scholarship opportunity for Brazilian students with leadership and entrepreneurial profiles. For further information, please visit their website.

Jorge Paulo Lemann Fellowship

Scholarship opportunity for Brazilian students. For further information, please visit the Harvard Committee on General Scholarships website.

Additional Sources

The funding information for international students listed below is organized by geographic region, except for the fellowship and scholarship opportunities listed in the "All Countries" list which are open to applicants of any citizenship.  Please feel free to contact the Financial Aid Office with any questions you may have.

You may also visit the Harvard Committee on General Scholarships website for additional sources of funds for international students, but please note that not all scholarships listed are available for use at HGSE.