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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #334, June 18, 2013


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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #334, June 18, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #334 June 18th, 2013I. Financial AidUG: University of Central Missouri Excellence Award ScholarshipsUG: Ohio Northern University Merit-Based Scholarships and Awards for Incoming and TransferStudentsUG: Washington College Merit-Based Tuition ScholarshipsUG: SUNY Geneseo Merit-Based ScholarshipsUG: Chaminade University Merit-Based ScholarshipsUG/Grad/Postgrad: Stephen F. Austin State University Merit-Based ScholarshipsII. Campus News• Philadelphia University Offers M.S. in Global Fashion Enterprise• Fontbonne University Announces B.S. Program in Cyber SecurityUNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI EXCELLENCE AWARDSCHOLARSHIPSThe University of Central Missouri was founded in 1871 with just a fewdozen students and more than 140 years later it serves nearly 12,000students from the state, regional and national levels. The university alsohas a diverse representation of international students from nearly 50 countries worldwide.Entering freshmen who secure “Regular” undergraduate admission into University of CentralMissouri and earn a minimum SAT critical reading + math + writing score of 1630 or ACTcomposite score of 25 can qualify for the award.For more information, please visit: NORTHERN UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS ANDAWARDS FOR INCOMING AND TRANSFER STUDENTSOhio Northern University is a private, comprehensive university withapproximately 3,600 students. Established in 1871, ONU has grown intoa comprehensive university with five colleges serving primarilyundergraduate students. The five colleges of ONU are: Arts and Sciences; Business Administration;Engineering; Pharmacy and Law (J.D and LLM). With over 70 different majors offered, studentshave the opportunity to blend their major area of study with a second major or minor in anothercollege. Students are offered a supportive environment with faculty and staff dedicated to fosteringpersonal growth and intellectual curiosity. Excellent job opportunities and admission rates to thenations top ranking graduate programs are hallmarks of ONU. International students will find astrong set of support services and programs.Scholarships are available to admitted freshman and transfer international students. Scholarshipsand awards are designed to attract and retain international students with exceptional academicqualifications to Ohio Northern University. Scholarships are awarded at the time of admission tofull-time students and are renewable for each academic year of study.For more information, please visit:
  2. 2. WASHINGTON COLLEGE MERIT-BASED TUITION SCHOLARSHIPSSince 1782, students have come to Washington College, MarylandEastern Shore campus at pivotal moments in their lives, seeking not onlyan education, but an experience like no other. Offering rigorouscoursework in the liberal arts, we invite you to engage in “all hands onlearning.”Annual scholarships for international students admitted for undergraduate study at Washingtonrange in amount from $7,500 to $17,500 per year. Scholarship amounts are based on academiccredentials.For more information, please visit: GENESEO MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSLocated in the historic village of Geneseo in the upstate Finger Lakesregion, the State University of New York at Geneseo is a premier publicliberal arts college with a rich tradition of academic excellence. We arededicated to developing socially responsible citizens with skills andvalues for a productive life.Renewable tuition scholarships of $4,000 per year are awarded to excellent students at the time oftheir admission to Geneseo. Students with extraordinary academic achievements may receive botha tuition scholarship of $4,000 per year and a residence scholarship (valued at $6,000), whichcovers the cost of a room on-campus for the year. All tuition and room scholarships are awardedto recognize superior academic achievements. In addition, a small number of named scholarshipsranging from $500 to $1,000 are awarded each year to continuing international students inrecognition of their contributions to the Geneseo campus community.For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSChaminade University of Honolulu is a small, Catholic, comprehensiveuniversity sponsored by the Province of the United States of America ofthe Society of Mary (Marianists). It is located on a hillside in suburbanHonolulu, two miles from Waikiki beach. Chaminade currently offers threebachelors degrees in twenty-two undergraduate majors, five graduate degree programs, andseveral professional certificate programs.The following award amounts are available to qualified international students:•Regents Scholarship, $6,000 yearly award•Presidential Scholarship, $5,500 yearly award•Transfer Grant, $4,000 yearly awardFor more information, please visit:
  3. 3. STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPSStephen F. Austin State University is a largely residential, four-year teaching andresearch university located in Nacogdoches, Texas, United States. Founded as ateachers college in 1923, the university was named after one of Texas foundingfathers, Stephen F. Austin.Scholarships available: $1,000 + Texas Tuition Rates! (This will save you about$10,000 each year.) You can get Conditional Admission to study English with us too!For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OFFERS M.S. IN GLOBAL FASHIONENTERPRISEPhiladelphia University is launching a new M.S. in Global FashionEnterprise, a program that examines new fashion designs, ideas andtechnologies to create practical business models and market-driveninnovation through Philadelphia University’s signature Nexus Learningmodel. The M.S. in Global Fashion Enterprise offers students valuableconnections and real-world experience in the ever-changing fashion industry, providing acompetitive edge and expanding the career horizons of forward-thinking professionals.The program goes beyond the classroom to emphasize the importance of experiential learning byoffering students the opportunity to travel overseas to destinations such as Mainland China andHong Kong to observe, work with and learn from professionals in the field and variousorganizations within the fashion industry. Graduates of the program will possess the skills,knowledge and networks to successfully manage an international fashion enterprise while beingable to bring value-added innovation to the fashion industry.For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES B.S. PROGRAM IN CYBER SECURITYFontbonne University in St. Louis is excited to announce its newestundergraduate program: Bachelor of Science in Cyber Security. Within this full-time degree program, students will take a foundation of mathematics andcomputer science courses, as well as a series of courses developed specificallyfor the cyber security program, including Network and Security Management,Wireless Communications and Mobile Forensics, and Computer Forensics.“Our program will teach students to examine the weaknesses associated with database systems,web applications and operating systems, how to find them, and how to recover data corruptedwhen systems are compromised. Our graduates will be qualified to analyze, plan and implementsecurity strategies to safeguard organizations and data.” said Yi Yang, cyber security programdirector, who holds a doctorate in computer science and engineering from Penn State. Based onBureau of Labor Statistics, employment in the area of cyber security is projected to grow 22 percentby 2020. This degree will prepare students to work as a cyber security professional in public, privateor government settings.For more information, please visit:
  4. 4. Contact an EducationUSA adviser near you for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or (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 would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide thefinancial aid and news information contained herein.