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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #374, April 14, 2014

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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 #374 April 11th, 2014 I. Financial Aid UG: Amherst College (MA) Need-based Financial Aid UG: Colorado College (CO) Scholarships For Foreign Students UG: Salve Regina University (RI) Merit-Based Scholarships Still Available UG: Elon University (NC) Presidential Scholarships UG/Grad: Stephen F. Austin State University (TX) Scholarships For International Students II. Campus News • Syracuse Law's (NY) LL.M. Admissions Webinar • Univeristy of Minnesota's (MN) Minnesota International Student Association Organized First Cultural Bazaar • Mount Holyoke College (MA) Currently Receiving Applications for Summer 2014 Courses • University of Colorado Denver (CO) Invites New Applicants to Apply For Free AMHERST COLLEGE (MA) NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID We welcome first-year and transfer applications from international students! As a college that follows a need-blind policy in admission for international students and awards financial aid to international students on the same need- basis as domestic students, Amherst is in an exceptional position to admit the most accomplished and promising students from around the world without regard for ability to pay. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1eaMAc3 COLORADO COLLEGE (CO) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS Each year Colorado College awards scholarships to foreign students (non-U.S. citizens and non- U.S. permanent residents) enrolling as degree-seeking students. Typical awards include up to $2,000 in institutional work study (campus job). The scholarship is renewed every year, up to four consecutive years, until graduation. Thirty-six percent of admitted international students were offered need-based financial assistance, ranging from $10,133 to $54,832. The average need-based international student grant was $45,293. More than $1.75 million was offered to international students in need-based or merit-based assistance. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1i4EfHy
  • 2. SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY (RI) MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS STILL AVAILABLE Merit based scholarships still available for Fall 2014 applicants. Scholarships range from $5,000-18,000 USD per academic year for qualified students. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1oGNCUg ELON UNIVERSITY (NC) PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS Elon offers Presidential Scholarships to all qualified students. These awards are made at the time of admission and range up to US$4500 per year. Elon's first financial aid priority is to keep the cost of a quality education low. The total cost for a year at Elon is 9 percent below the national average for private colleges and universities. International students are also eligible to apply for our Fellows Programs. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1iDsI1c STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (TX) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 100 Scholarships for International Students! Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas offers scholarships to international students with a 2.75+ GPA. These scholarships are awarded to students who have financial need and will contribute to the increased diversity at SFA. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 per year and students who receive this will pay Texas resident tuition rates – a savings of more than $9,000 each year! For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/JBq8Kq SYRACUSE LAW'S (NY) LL.M. ADMISSIONS WEBINAR Join us for Syracuse Law's LL.M. Admissions Webinar on Wednesday, April 30 at 8:00 a.m. (New York Time) at: http://webconference.syr.edu/llm Syracuse Law's LL.M. program is hosting an LL.M. Admissions Webinar for students interested in learning more about the LL.M. in American Law program. We will discuss the application process, conditional admission, English proficiency, academic opportunities, the New York State Bar Exam - and much more! For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/RtklLT
  • 3. UNIVERISTY OF MINNESOTA'S (MN) MINNESOTA INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION ORGANIZED FIRST CULTURAL BAZAAR The Minnesota International Student Association (MISA) organized their first Cultural Bazaar to showcase the different student groups and associations around the U of MN and celebrate cultural diversity. This video was created by a current UMN student, Valeria Lopez. Check out this fun event! For more information about The Minnesota International Student Association visit: https://www.facebook.com/misa.umn?fref=ts. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1iDts6s MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (MA) CURRENTLY RECEIVING APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2014 COURSES We are currently receiving applications for Summer 2014 courses for undergraduate and graduate credit. We welcome college students, teachers and all adult learners in our larger community. Here is one sample online English seminar course for first year university students: May 27 – July 2, 2014 The Hunger Games: Young Adult Dystopia in Popular Culture This course is designed to develop the skills of careful reading and effective writing essential to success in undergraduate study. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Q61A2l
  • 4. UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER (CO) INVITES NEW APPLICANTS TO APPLY FOR FREE The University of Colorado Denver would like to invite new applicants to apply for free! If you apply between 13-19 April for a program on the Downtown Denver Campus, we will waive the $75 application fee. Unfortunately, the application fee waiver is not available for programs on the Anschutz Medical Campus. Please contact us at application@ucdenver.edu or visit our website at internationaladmissions.ucdenver.edu if you have any questions. How to take advantage of the offer: On the last page of the online application form you will need to select an application fee payment method. For these dates only, please select one of the following options to waive your application fee: Undergraduate Applicants: Select ‘High School Counselor Waiver Form’ (but do not send a form!) Graduate Applicants: Select ‘Pay your application fee by check’ (but do not send a check!) For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17Iz0Xu 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.

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