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International Aid

Do I qualify for Federal or State Aid?

International students holding the F/J visa type are not eligible for Federal or South Carolina financial aid.

What other resources are available for CofC International Students?

  • Education USA - Whether you plan to pursue a short-term or full degree program in the United States, EducationUSA has the resources you need in 'Your Five Steps to U.S. Study'.
  • - Created to be a central resource for students to learn more about various funding options and how to successfully support your international education though a number of different sources.
  • IEFA - International Financial Aid and College Scholarship Search - Comprehensive listing of scholarships, grants, loan programs to assist students in their quest to study abroad.
  • Global Student Loan Corporation - Offers alternative loans to accommodate International Students without having to provide a U.S. cosigner.
  • International Student Loans - Offers alternative loans to international students studying in the USA based on the country you are from and where you are studying. U.S. cosigner is required.
  • The Paras Education Foundation - A financial consultant helping all International Students obtain study abroad loans.  Must provide a U.S. cosigner.
  • Studentloanhero - DACA Financial Aid: How ‘Dreamers’ Can Get Help Paying for College