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Weekly Update Issue, #384 July 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: 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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Weekly Update Issue, #384 July 14, 2014

  1. 1. Issue #384 July 14th, 2014 I. Financial Aid UG: Seattle Central College (WA) Scholarships UG: Concordia (WI) Financial Aid for International Students UG/Grad: The United States South Pacific Scholarship Program UG/Grad/Postgrad: Laureate Online Education Offering Tuition Savings II. Campus News • Faculty Learn Chinese to Help Connect with International Students • Japanese Student Comes 'Home' to Boise State (ID) • Kansas Women's Leadership Institute Taking Place This Summer at KU (KS) SEATTLE CENTRAL COLLEGE (WA) SCHOLARSHIPS Seattle Central is now offering The Global Diversity with Excellence $1,000 tuition waiver to all students from Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany, Ghana, France, India, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Peru, Russia, Rwanda, Sweden, Tanzania, and Turkey who have the equivalent of a B average in their home country studies. The tuition waiver is open to all programs, including Short Term Certificates, English Language, and Associate Degree! No need to apply, the waiver will be granted automatically to all students who qualify! For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1oGWzso CONCORDIA (WI) FINANCIAL AID FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS All accepted international students are eligible to receive non-need based financial aid. Awards range from $3,000 to $6,000 depending on previous high school coursework! For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1oHnx36
  2. 2. THE UNITED STATES SOUTH PACIFIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The United States–South Pacific Scholarship Program, authorized by the U.S. Congress and funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State, is a competitive, merit-based scholarship program that provides opportunities for degree study at U.S. institutions of higher education. The scholarship program will include a four to five- week community service project in the student’s home country. Candidates from the following countries, who meet specific selection criteria, are eligible for the program: Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu. The U.S.–South Pacific (USSP) Scholarship Program is administered by the East-West Center on behalf of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1lO271h LAUREATE ONLINE EDUCATION OFFERING TUITION SAVINGS Laureate Online Education is offering a 25% tuition savings to all international students referred by EducationUSA Advisers, who enroll in a certificate, bachelor, or master degree program at Walden University by December 31, 2014. Students pursuing a doctoral program are eligible for a 30% tuition savings. After December 31, 2014 the tuition savings will be 20%. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1mBOfME FACULTY LEARN CHINESE TO HELP CONNECT WITH INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS When Oxford College Professor Frank Maddox goes to China on sabbatical this fall, studying business culture and central banking to enhance what he brings to his economics classes will be only part of the picture. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1oNyqlx
  3. 3. JAPANESE STUDENT COMES 'HOME' TO BOISE STATE (ID) Former international students Takami Nakagawa and Rie Yoshida both graduated from Boise State in 1981, before marrying each other a year later. Next year, their story will come full circle when their son Shuhei will also graduate from Boise State. Read more about their experiences in this article. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1kVqMl2 KANSAS WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE TAKING PLACE THIS SUMMER AT KU (KS) The University of Kansas (KU) is welcoming a group of students from Afghanistan, India, Morocco, Mongolia, Pakistan, Zambia, and Kansas to participate in the Kansas Women's Leadership Institute (KWLI) this summer. KWLI "provides a transformative experience that develops leadership competencies, cultivates a spirit of collaboration, and elevates the power of women’s voices." For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1j8W4cO 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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