EducationUSA Weekly Update, #355, November 18, 2013

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Accredited U.S. educational institutions can publicize their financial aid opportunities and campus news to the EducationUSA network of over 400 centers in 170 countries through our free service: …

Accredited U.S. educational institutions can publicize their financial aid opportunities and campus news to the EducationUSA network of over 400 centers in 170 countries through our free service: EdUSA Weekly Update. EducationUSA advising centers will, in turn, circulate this information through a multitude of international channels via social media, newsletters, bulletin boards, websites, and more!

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  • 1. Issue #355 November 18th, 2013 I. Financial Aid UG: Caldwell College (NJ) International Student Scholarships UG: Central College (IA) International Student Scholarships UG: University of Arkansas (AR) International Scholarship Fund UG: Towson University (MD) Merit Based Scholarships UG: Husson University (ME) Undergraduate Scholarships II. Campus News • Institute of International Education Releases the 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange • Chatham University (PA) Announces New Bachelor of Sustainability Program CALDWELL COLLEGE (NJ) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS Caldwell College is pleased to announce that students graduating from a Catholic high school anywhere in the world are now eligible to receive a $2,000 scholarship from Caldwell College. The new program is open to full time freshmen who are accepted at Caldwell and will enter in fall 2014. The Catholic high school scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years and can be combined with our academic scholarships that range from $10,000 per year to full tuition. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1cOyX3U CENTRAL COLLEGE (IA) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS Central College is a residential liberal arts college that integrates career preparation with the development of values essential to responsible citizenship, empowering graduates for effective service in local, national and international communities. Financial Aid is available to qualified international students, ranging from $12,000 to $15,000 (American dollars) per year. The decision to award financial aid is based primarily on two factors: grades from high school (and college, for transfer students) course work and scores from standardized tests (TOEFL, SAT, ACT, A-Levels, etc.). For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1gRjjWh
  • 2. UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS (AR) INTERNATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND As a land-grant university, the University of Arkansas strives to fulfill a three-fold mission of teaching, research, and service. In addition, as the flagship campus of the University of Arkansas System, the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville serves as the state’s major center of liberal and professional education and as Arkansas’ main source of theoretical and applied research. The John and Marie Lavallard International Scholarship Fund shall be awarded annually to an outstanding international student with financial need at the University of Arkansas campus. The scholarship will be utilized for tuition plus room and board, and is a one year, non-renewable scholarship. Applications should be sent to the International Admissions Office. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1dyGwYJ TOWSON UNIVERSITY (MD) MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Founded in 1866, Towson University is recognized as one of the nation's best regional public universities, offering more than 100 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs in the liberal arts and sciences, and applied professional fields. Towson University offers a merit scholarship program for new undergraduate international students that can significantly reduce tuition expenses. Students can qualify for this scholarship by showing a strong record of academic success and advanced English language skills. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/SYqoHu HUSSON UNIVERSITY (ME) UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS Husson is a university of choice for premier professional programs where students succeed, experiential learning is championed and global engagement is emphasized. Husson University inspires and prepares students for professional careers in current and emerging fields within the context of an education informed by the sciences and humanities. Merit based scholarships, valued between $4,000 - $20,000 are offered for up to four years of full time undergraduate study. The student must provide proof of financial responsibility and be eligible for an I-20 student visa for consideration. A minimum of a 2.5 GPA and on- campus residency are required to maintain this scholarship. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1dyMfho
  • 3. INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION RELEASES THE 2013 OPEN DOORS REPORT ON INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAL EXCHANGE Recently, the Institutes of International Education (IIE) released its 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. The report, which is published annually by IIE in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, identifies important trends in international educational exchanges. Findings of the Open Doors report were the subject of a briefing in Washington, D.C. on November 12, led by Assistant Secretary of State Evan M. Ryan and IIE President and CEO Allan E. Goodman. Two major findings were the increases in international students coming to the U.S. -- up 7 percent to a record high of 819,644 -- and American students studying abroad -- up 3 percent to a total of 283,332. Open Doors also reports on the number of international scholars at U.S. universities; international students enrolled in pre-academic Intensive English Programs; and on U.S. students studying abroad. During the event, leaders from the international education community discussed other key trends, how economic factors and education policies affect student mobility and also the many ways in which academic exchanges strengthen diplomatic and business relationships throughout the world. For more information, please visit: http://huff.to/1auX3w9 CHATHAM UNIVERSITY (PA) ANNOUNCES NEW BACHELOR OF SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM Chatham University's Falk School of Sustainability announces its new Bachelor of Sustainability (BSus) program beginning in Fall 2014. The program emphasizes leadership, teamwork, entrepreneurialism, and experience — the very skills that will serve you wherever your future after Chatham may take you. You won't just learn how renewable energy technology works; you'll work with solar panels and windmills. You won't just take business courses; you'll design and operate a business. You won't just read about sustainability; you'll live and learn on a new sustainable campus — the first in the world built from the ground up on the principles of sustainability — and contribute to making it work better. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1aI5O70 Contact 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-aid EducationUSA would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide the financial aid and news information contained herein.