EducationUSA Weekly Update, #326, April 22, 2013

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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #326, April 22, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #326 April 22nd, 2013I. Financial AidUG: Madison English as a Second Language School ScholarhipsUG: Indiana Institute of Technology Merit-Based ScholarshipsUG: The University of Utah Merit-Based ScholarshipsGrad/Postgrad: Lincoln University Board of Trustees ScholarshipsII. Campus News• Pittsburg State University Celebrates Korean Culture• Register Now for the Hobsons Latin America Virtual Student Fair• Simmons College Hosts Fulbright Womens Re-Entry Seminar• Texas Christian University-Neeley School of Business Offers Free GMAT PrepMADISON ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE SCHOOL SCHOLARHIPSMadison English as a Second Language School (MESLS), located inMadison, Wisconsin, provides high quality language instruction to help non-native English speakers improve their English language abilities for academicpurposes, career advancement, and everyday social and practical needs.MESLS is pleased to announce that we are offering one fully-paid scholarshipat our ESL school! The scholarship will cover the price of tuition ($2,225) for our seven week fallsession (August 29 – October 18, 2013). To be considered for the scholarship, applicants mustsubmit a short essay explaining why they want to study English. Submissions must be emailed toinfo@mesls.edu before 12:00 PM CST on June 3, 2013. The winner will be announced at12:00 PMCST on June 17, 2013.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Z2YGx2
  2. 2. INDIANA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSIndiana Tech has a long tradition of providing an environment in whichstudents from all backgrounds can come together to live, explore, grow. The decision to studyabroad is life-changing and youre taking a significant step by researching education opportunities.Our location in Fort Wayne, Indiana, provides the advantage of a small-town feel with big-cityamenities. Experience American culture on and off-campus as you watch movies in our state-of-the-art campus theater, attend collegiate and professional sporting events, explore our growingdowntown district, or enjoy home-grown produce from Indianas nearby farms.Do you have students inquiring about programs like Engineering or Business? Indiana Institute ofTechnology, commonly known as Indiana Tech, is looking for hard working, motivated students inthese fields, among others. We are currently offering merit scholarship opportunities to ourinternational students up to $11,000/year. Did we mention that our cost of tuition is the same forinternational students as it is for domestic students? We also accept AP and IB courses for collegecredit!For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14yVDkETHE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSSet in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain range, the University of Utah has avantage point like no other. Inspiring views complement perspectives learned inclassrooms and labs, and bespeaks the vast opportunities campus provides.We are only minutes from rugged mountain bike trails or downtown amenities;the Utah State Capitol, the rich cultural history of the Western pioneers, and theallure of a modern metropolis await.Current resident and non-resident high school seniors applying for merit scholarships at theUniversity of Utah need to complete the admissions process- external link to the University by theAdmissions priority deadline of December.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/XJ9Xl4
  3. 3. LINCOLN UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES SCHOLARSHIPSSince its founding in 1919 the university has chosen to deliver the best,custom-fit education to the select few, rather than provide the widestrange of subjects and cater to the widest possible audience. Lincolnbegins with a highly competent faculty and the most useful educationalprograms, and mentors each student all the way to graduation. Our students success proves thatwe make the right choices. Lincoln has become a truly global university due to its diversemulticultural student body and faculty. Located in a powerful international hub - the San FranciscoBay Area - it provides a multitude of invaluable learning opportunities. Because a successful careerin the 21st century requires deep understanding of international relations and the impact ofglobalization, Lincoln is well-positioned to give its students a competitive advantage in businessand professional fields worldwide.Entering and continuing students with superior academic records are eligible to apply for a Board ofTrustees Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded from funds provided by the University. TheBoard of Trustees Scholarship is credited to the student’s account covering up to two semester’sfull time tuition. Miscellaneous fees for these semesters will be borne by the student. The applicationprocedure involves submission of transcripts, a Board of Trustees Scholarship Application Form,which can be obtained from the Dean’s Office, two letters of recommendation, and a brief essay.The awards will be given on the basis of academic excellence and potential to become anoutstanding student at Lincoln University. Students must submit a completed application form andall required documentation at least one month before the beginning of a semester. The LincolnUniversity Scholarship Committee will interview applicants, select winners and announce thembefore the semester begins.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/XJ5OObPITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY CELEBRATES KOREAN CULTUREKorean culture, food and entertainment was on display during KoreanCulture Day, an annual event held at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 4, in theCrimson and Gold Ballroom of the Overman Student Center at PittsburgState University. The event, open to the public, was hosted by the PSUKorean Student Association. The event featured a variety of displays of Korean culture, including afan-dancing performance, martial arts exhibition and musical ensembles. Traditional Korean foodwas also be available."This is an exciting event that is aimed at promoting the friendship between the Korean students atPSU and students from many other cultures," said Jamie Lee, KSA president. "We want to sharethe Korean culture and show how Korean students contribute to the diversity at PSU."For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/oNeTgJ
  4. 4. REGISTER NOW FOR THE HOBSONS LATIN AMERICA VIRTUAL STUDENTFAIRJoin the Hobsons Latin America Virtual Student Fair on April 27th, 2013 fora realistic, computer-generated environment where you can chat live withU.S. colleges and universities! Also, you will have the chance to chat withinternational students like you who are already on campus. Register nowand attend the fair to be eligible to win $3,000 in scholarships!For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14IfHzYSIMMONS COLLEGE HOSTS FULBRIGHT WOMENS RE-ENTRY SEMINARFor a second consecutive year, Simmons College has been awarded theopportunity to host a Fulbright Womens Re-Entry Seminar. Approximately 100international Fulbright foreign students from Sub-Saharan Africa, the WesternHemisphere, Southeast Asia, and South and Central Asia will attend a four-dayseminar at Simmons before heading back to their home countries.The seminar, which took place April 17-20, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of States Bureauof Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Fulbright Program, the U.S. governments flagshipinternational exchange program supported by the people of the United States and partner countriesaround the world. Follow the participants and their activities on Twitter - @FulbrightPrgrm and@SimmonsCollege #scfbright.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17GBRm3TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY-NEELEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS OFFERSFREE GMAT PREPThe Neeley School offers free GMAT Prep Classes via webinar as a service toour applicants. The course provides an overview of what to expect on the exam,with different test sections covered in each of three class meetings. Registrantsare required to purchase the Official Guide to GMAT Prep, 13th Edition.There are three sessions in May that you can register for. You can access the sessions using yourexisting Neeley VIP account, or by creating an account.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/u6MtUvContact an EducationUSA adviser near you for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university.EducationUSA.state.gov (Note: students must apply for financial aid directly with the institution listed)An archive of these and other past financial aid and news announcements is available at EducationUSA.info/financial-aidEducationUSA would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide thefinancial aid and news information contained herein.

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