Global Citizen Scholarship

At HSF, we believe that we’re not just expanding access to higher education. We’re also creating globally-minded, multi-lingual, culturally-competent graduates poised to take on the world’s most pressing problems in science, technology, business, and public policy!

In recognition of the extraordinary potential of these students, we’ve created the HSF Global Citizen Scholarship. We’ve intentionally designed this scholarship program to be as broad as possible to match the broad, diverse experiences of international students. And there’s no requirement to be an HSF borrower to apply!

 

HSF SPRING 2019 WINNERS:

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CHARLES D. OPIA

Ph.D. studies in Geoscience & Oceanography at the University of Toronto, Nigeria

“’I feel immensely honored to be a winner of the prestigious HSF Global Citizenship Scholarship. For me, this recognition revitalizes my drive toward my education, and because this scholarship is monetarily applied to funding my schooling, it is truly freeing and ‘empowering.’”

THERESA KASII

Engineering Management at Iowa State University, Kenya

“My long-term goal is to set up a wind-generated power plant at my rural village in Kenya. Five years from now, I see myself running my own wind energy firm and playing a key role in providing the community with a clean and sustainable source of energy that is not only beneficial to the economy but also to the environment.”

VAQAR BAQRI

Master’s of Industrial & Manufacturing at UCLA, Pakistan

“The HSF Global Citizenship Scholarship will help me realize my goal of studying Chemical Engineering at the Master’s level so that I can apply the knowledge and skills I gain to develop robust, next-generation water purification technologies to mitigate the widespread problem of unsanitary drinking water.”

FA'IZAH MOHAMMED

Investment Management, Nigeria

“I am ecstatic to be selected for the Global Citizen Scholarship and would like to thank HSF Financing! I am tremendously grateful for HSF’s support of students pursuing the American dream. Acquiring funding has been a struggle, but this scholarship has helped in alleviating some of the financial stress I am under.”

HSF GLOBAL CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP:

HSF GLOBAL CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP

DEADLINE APRIL 15, 2020

Scholarships awarded annually to international and DACA students enrolled at Universities HSF supports.

What You’ll WinFor the cycle ending November 15, 2019, we will be awarding one $5,000 grand prize scholarship to the most outstanding applicant worldwide, plus an additional four $3,000 regional scholarships. These regional scholarships will be awarded to one student from each of the following countries/regions: India, Asia (excluding India), Latin America/Caribbean, and Africa. (All awards are in US dollars and non-renewable.)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be accepted at, or enrolled in, a full-time degree program at a U.S. or Canadian school that HSF supports, and
  • Be an international student allowed to legally study in the U.S. or Canada, as applicable.
    • For study in the U.S., this means that the applicant is either a U.S. permanent resident (Green Card holder), protected under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, or has a valid visa that permits study in the U.S.
    • For study in Canada, this means the applicant is either a Canadian permanent resident or has a valid Canadian study permit.

We have created this scholarship specifically for international and DACA students. Therefore, U.S. citizens wishing to study in the U.S. and Canadian citizens wishing to study in Canada are not eligible for this scholarship.

GLOBAL CITIZEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION:

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