Ed usa weekly_update-january_28th_2013Document Transcript
Issue #314 January 28th, 2013I. Financial AidUG: Waldorf College Academic Merit-Based ScholarshipsUG: University of Minnesota Global Excellence ScholarshipsUG: University of Arkansas New Freshman Academic ScholarshipsUG/Grad: St. Catherine University French and Spanish AssistantshipsUG/Grad: Tulane University Need-Based ScholarshipsUG/Grad: Indiana University South Bend Music ScholarshipsII. Campus News• Watch Key Presentations On-Demand From EducationUSAs International Virtual College Fair• Take Free GMAT Prep Webinars from Texas Christian University• Pepperdine University Offers New LL.M. and Legal English Programs• Georgetown University Law Center Hosts Webinar for LL.M. StudentsWALDORF COLLEGE ACADEMIC MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSWaldorf College seeks to be an engaging community of learning and faithwhere relationships are formed and opportunities for learning and serviceabound. Our mission is to educate the whole person emphasizingintegrity and equipping students to succeed and to serve the communities where they live and work.Waldorf College is also looking to rejuvenate its international population. All accepted internationalstudents will receive an academic-based merit scholarship ranging from $1,000-$15,000! Take thefirst step by filling out our FREE online application and check out our website to see what WaldorfCollege has to offer!For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Uq7c4QUNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA GLOBAL EXCELLENCE SCHOLARSHIPSOne of the nation’s largest schools, the University of Minnesota offersbaccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in virtually every field—from medicine to business, law to liberal arts, and science andengineering to architecture.The University of Minnesota is committed to attracting and retaining high achieving internationalstudents through the Global Excellence Scholarship Program. The scholarships are competitive,merit based awards for first-year undergraduate and transfer students. Last years awards rangedfrom 2,625 to 5,250 per year. Awards renew each year for up to four years. No separatescholarship application is required, all students who complete an admissions application will beconsidered. The application deadline for admission and scholarship is December 15th for thefollowing academic year.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/SfRvz4
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS NEW FRESHMAN ACADEMICSCHOLARSHIPSThe University of Arkansas is a community where students are gainingnational recognition, actively engaging in our campus and local community, and conductingresearch in one of the nations top research institutions.The University of Arkansas offers new freshman academic scholarship program and a number ofprestigious fellowships available through the Honors College. All freshman scholarships apply toundergraduate programs only..For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/11RRxRRST. CATHERINE UNIVERSITY FRENCH AND SPANISH ASSISTANTSHIPSSt. Catherine University is committed to the development of effective,ethical leaders. Through study, practice and life experience, individualshave opportunities to enrich the knowledge, refine the skills and clarify the attitudes essential forresponsible action.Each year, St. Catherine University awards one assistantship to a native French speaker and twoassistantships to native Spanish speakers who are interested in becoming language teachers. Ifyou are an enthusiastic, engaging young women who is interested in working for our French orSpanish Language Departments for one year while taking personal enrichment classes, weencourage you to apply by February 15, 2013.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/SwmgjiTULANE UNIVERSITY NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSStudents from across the United States and many foreign countriesattend Tulane University. The diversity of the student body enriches thelearning experience for all students with an opportunity to experience newtraditions and perspectives.International students may be considered for Tulane institutional need-based scholarship funds.Tulane requires that all need-based scholarship recipients, including international students, maintainfull-time enrollment (12 credit hours or more) each semester in a full-time division (Newcomb-Tulane College, School of Architecture, School of Science and Engineering, School of Liberal Arts,Freeman School of Business).For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/149CJgh
INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTH BEND MUSIC SCHOLARSHIPSThe Music Area of the Ernestine M. Raclin School of the Arts at IndianaUniversity South Bend offers Bachelor, Graduate, and Diplomaprograms, as well as a minor. Students begin with a core curriculum ofmusic theory and history, applied music, piano and general education requirements in thehumanities, life sciences, mathematics, and social sciences. All students continue to study theirprincipal instrument or voice each semester, as well as participate in university ensembles.Indiana University South Bend will award its first round of music scholarships for undergraduateand graduate candidates who complete their live audition or send a performance CD or DVD byMarch 8, 2013. Later submissions will be considered if funds remain.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/VvynMhWATCH KEY PRESENTATIONS ON-DEMAND FROM EDUCATIONUSASINTERNATIONAL VIRTUAL COLLEGE FAIROn November 13, EducationUSA conducted the International Virtual College Fair event that broughtover 180 U.S. colleges and universities from all 50 states, together with over 13,500 onlineparticipants from 187 countries.If you missed the event, you are welcome to check out these seven presentations from that eventcovering a wide range of relevant topics to prospective international students considering the UnitedStates as their study destination.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/VWBYEvTAKE FREE GMAT PREP WEBINARS FROM TEXAS CHRISTIANUNIVERSITYIts not too late to register for the free GMAT Prep class offered viawebinar by TCUs Neeley School of Business. This course is offered as aservice to our prospective students, recognizing that it probably has been several years since youhave been in a classroom or prepared for standardized entrance exams.The GMAT Prep Fall Session will be held on three consecutive Saturdays – February 2, 9 and 16.Different content will be covered in each class meeting. Please note that space is limited and youwill register using Neeley VIP credentials.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/QsoL2G
PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY OFFERS NEW LL.M. AND LEGAL ENGLISHPROGRAMSPepperdine University will be offering two new programs this upcomingyear, including a new LL.M. with a Concentration in InternationalCommercial Arbitration (ICA) starting this Fall and a legal English training program this summer.The ICA Concentration is a 28 unit (1 year) LLM program and includes six new InternationalCommercial Arbitration courses. Students will have the opportunity to learn from distinguishedguest practitioners from Jones Day, Freshfields, King & Spalding, and other major law firms.The Legal English Gateway Program (Gateway) is a four-week training program for internationalattorneys and judges and is designed to strengthen legal speaking, listening, reading and writingabilities for non-native speakers. The program will cover topics in legal research and writing, USlegal vocabulary and concepts, plus advanced reading, writing and grammar. The Gatewayprogram will also provide participants an opportunity to visit Los Angeles Superior Court, JAMSand meet with lawyers specializing in International Law practice. The summer Gateway program isa perfect preparatory course for students starting an LLM program in the Fall.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/KgHt7wGEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY LAW CENTER HOSTS WEBINAR FORLL.M. STUDENTSThe Georgetown University Law Center will host a webinar on February8th at 10 a.m. (Eastern) for any international students considering LL.M.studies in the United States.The webinar will discuss the structure of U.S. legal education and the law school admissionsprocess generally, and will also talk about Georgetown’s programs and admissions processspecifically.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/149ybX3Contact 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.