Below are some links for further reading:

The Institute of International Education is an independent, not-for-profit international education and training organization. Its 2013 report, New Frontiers: U.S. Students Pursuing Degrees Abroad, is a required reading at Beyond the States.

Scholarships for Development is an updated listing of international scholarships specifically for people from developing countries, people who would like to pursue development-related fields, and those seeking global and national development through further education.