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  1. 1. Issue #315 February 5th, 2013I. Financial AidUG: Butte College Fee Waiver ScholarshipsUG: Augustana College Merit- and Need-Based ScholarshipsUG/Grad: Full Sail University Global Achievement ScholarshipsGrad: William & Mary Law School Merit-Based ScholarshipsGrad: University of Hartford School of Communication Teaching InternshipsGrad: Bowling Green State University MBA AssistantshipsII. Campus News• Ohio University Extends Undergraduate Application Deadline• University of Colorado Denver Waives Application Fee• Pakistan Native and Eastern Illinois University Alumna Finds Career in Broadcasting• Northwestern Michigan College International Club Participates in One Billion Rising• Brown University Receives Most Diverse Applicant Pool in History• Pittsburg State University Hosts Mini-MBA ProgramBUTTE COLLEGE FEE WAIVER SCHOLARSHIPSFor over 40 years, Butte College has successfully offered a quality educationalexperience to our alumni. We offer associate’s degrees plus training in careerfields including business, medical, law enforcement, welding, automotive,computers and more.Each semester $1,000 fee waiver scholarships are awarded to multipleinternational students! Scholarships are not awarded based on grades alone! Students will beasked to write an essay which describes, in detail, long-term personal and career objectives andmust provide 2 letters of reference.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/nbwRyoAUGUSTANA COLLEGE MERIT- AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSAugustana College welcomes students from all countries to study at ourcollege. The friendly midwestern campus makes Augustana a greatchoice for international students seeking a top education in the UnitedStates. The following information will help you learn more about ourcampus and requirements for studying at Augustana College.Augustana College is still accepting applications from international students. Qualifying studentscan receive scholarships up to $17,000 USD per year. Need-based financial aid is also available.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/TFL3lR
  2. 2. FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY GLOBAL ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIPSOver the past 30 years, Full Sail University has built a reputation as one ofthe premier art, music, and film schools in the world. Throughout theentertainment, media, and arts industry, Full Sail graduates have made theirnames working on award-winning films and albums, acclaimed video gamesand design projects, live productions, working inside major media companies,and more.Full Sail University offers scholarship opportunities for those who qualify. The Global AchievementScholarship is designed to encourage and develop future international entertainment and mediaprofessionals throughout the world. Through this scholarship, eligible participants may receive up to$5,000 toward the tuition of their Full Sail campus degree program. Download the New SpringScholarship Guide for more information at the link below.For more information, please visit:WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSWelcome to the College of William & Mary Law Schools LL.M. Degree program!Our innovative LL.M. program is designed for foreign-educated students andattorneys who want a comprehensive overview of the American legal system. Wehave been welcoming students from all over the world, from France to China,Saudi Arabia to Thailand, since 1989.William & Mary Law School, the oldest law school in the United States, is currently acceptingapplications for admission to the LLM program in the American Legal System. Merit-basedscholarships will be available for qualified applicants to the LLM class of 2014.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/XeN5qHUNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION TEACHINGINTERNSHIPSThe graduate program in the School of Communication at the Universityof Hartford provides the opportunity for students to explore the field of communications from avariety of perspectives including integrated communication, human communication and media.Students also have the opportunity to participate in internships. Graduates from this program havegone on to Ph.D. programs and as well as working in corporate and non-profit communications.Unique to this program is the opportunity for students to teach and conduct research with faculty inthe school as part of a teaching internship. Students who become teaching interns receive fulltuition in addition to a small stipend of $6800 each year. Teaching internships have been awardedto international students from Romania, India, Spain, etc., and international students areencouraged to apply.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Vw4pLX
  3. 3. BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY MBA ASSISTANTSHIPSThe Full-Time MBA program at Bowling Green State University is anaccelerated one-year program, regardless of a students undergraduatemajor. Specialization, which take one additional semester to complete, are also an option.We offer Graduate Assistant (GA) positions based on merit. Well-qualified applicants will beconsidered for these positions which come with a scholarship and a stipend. GAs will work for theCollege of Business between 10-20 per week.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Vw4OOyOHIO UNIVERSITY EXTENDS UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION DEADLINEOhio University offers hundreds of academic choices to help you prepare foryour future. Whether youre interested in video production, magazine journalism,teaching, environmental issues, the biology of dinosaurs, or the works ofShakespeare, OHIO has more than 250 undergraduate majors to match yourinterests! And if youre interested in graduate study, we also offer masters anddoctoral degrees in a range of disciplines.Ohio University has extended the undergraduate application deadline for the 2013 fall semester. Wecan now accept online applications until March 1, 2013, and supplementary documents within thefollowing two weeks.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14htYAD
  4. 4. UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER WAIVES APPLICATION FEEA fully accredited, comprehensive university with a global reputation, theUniversity of Colorado Denver is a great place to gain an exceptional education. Our exciting urbanlocation near the beautiful Rocky Mountains gives students convenient access to internships,cultural and sporting events, and outdoor activities year-round.The University of Colorado Denver invites new applicants to apply for free! We will waive the $75application fee for new applications submitted between today and February 15th. Interestedapplicants may visit internationaladmissions@ucdenver.edu to apply now.On the last page of the online application form applicants will need to select a payment method. Forthis invitation only, please select one of the following options to waive the application fee:Graduate Applicants:Select ‘Pay your application fee by check’ (but do not send a check!)Not available for all professional programs and already passed deadlinesUndergraduate Applicants:Select ‘High School Counselor Waiver Form’ (but do not send a form!)Applying by February 15th will give applicants a few special advantages. If admitted:• Applicants will be able to apply for a variety of university scholarships (Eligibility Varies)• Undergraduates may be considered for admission to the University Honors and Leadershipprogram• Applicants will have ample time to complete their US visa applications and make appointmentsfor visa interviewsFor more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WFJ38yPAKISTAN NATIVE AND EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ALUMNA FINDSCAREER IN BROADCASTINGHands-on experience is vital to the development of broadcasting students, whichis why 2005 graduate Sarah Zaman feels her time at WEIU-TV was so vital tojump-starting her professional career. Sarah Zaman, returned to campus inSeptember to be honored as an EIU Global Ambassador. While back inCharleston, she took the opportunity to talk about her Eastern Illinois Universityexperience, her work at WEIU-TV, and how it all led to her current job with Voice of America (VOA)in Washington, D.C.Zaman works for VOA’s Urdu television service; Urdu is the Pakistani national language. While shehas worked as a news anchor in past VOA ventures, her current contract has her in a reportingand production role.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/XW8nIH
  5. 5. NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL CLUBPARTICIPATES IN ONE BILLION RISINGOne Billion Rising, a global movement to end violence against womenand girls, will be marked locally by an open dance near the food court at the Grand Traverse Mallon Feb. 14. with several members of Northwestern Michigan Colleges International Clubparticipating.NMCs Office of Student Life is leading Traverse Citys participation in One Billion Rising.Internationally, the event is organized by V-Day, a non-profit that seeks to end violence againstwomen worldwide. V-Day states that one in three women worldwide — or one billion — will beraped or beaten in her lifetime. On Feb. 14, one billion people will rise up, dance and demand an endto that violence."Our students are very passionate about this issue and the event has gained almost instantsupport from everyone in our International Club," says Lindsey Dickinson, Advisor to theInternational Club. "This is the perfect example of the types of opportunities and experiencesavailable to students at NMC and shows the level of involvement students have in this community."For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/11o8RhtBROWN UNIVERSITY RECEIVES MOST DIVERSE APPLICANT POOL IN HISTORYBrown received 28,807 applications for the Class of 2017, the third largest pool inUniversity history. This year’s pool also set a record for the largest percentage ofinternational applicants and applicants of color. The University will make offers ofadmission in late March.The University also saw its largest percentage of international applicants (17percent — 4,783 — hailing from 145 nations, the largest number of countries ever represented in anapplicant pool. Among international applicants, the University received a record number ofapplications from China and from India, the top two countries in the pool after the United States.Other countries with high numbers of applicants included Canada, South Korea, and the UnitedKingdom.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/VHISfU
  6. 6. PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY HOSTS MINI-MBA PROGRAMPittsburg State Universitys award-winning, AACSB Internationalaccredited College of Business is excited to host a short-termInternational Mini-MBA Certificate Program this summer on July 7-26,2013. This program is uniquely designed to accommodate theinternational learner and is an introduction to the U.S. business environment presented by thefaculty of PSUs business school. This program includes both on-campus lectures and off-campusfield trips.This non-degree program is open to all students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well asprofessionals in the workforce. Students do not need to have a business degree to apply. The costfor the program is $2500 (US) which includes classes, field trips, housing, meals, health insurance,access to campus facilities, and airport pick-up.For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/11C2sPXContact 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.