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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #349, October 7, 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: 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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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #349, October 7, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #349 October 7th, 2013 I. Financial Aid UG: Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis International Student Scholarships UG: California Lutheran University Undergraduate Merit Awards UG: Georgia College and State University Merit Scholarships UG/Grad/Postgrad: Boise State University International Student Scholarships Grad/Postgrad: University of New Mexico International Graduate Student Scholarships II. Campus News • Claremont Lincoln University Launches Online Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership • St. John's University Offering New Course in Data Mining and Predictive Analtyics • Northern State University Awards Record Amount of Financial Aid • University of San Francisco Announces Master of Arts in Urban Studies Program INDIANA UNIVERSITY-PURDUE UNIVERSITY INDIANAPOLIS INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS IUPUI offers a wide range of merit and competitive scholarships. Merit scholarships are based on academic standings reflected in a completed application for both incoming freshman and transfer students. These scholarships range from $10,000-$48,000 over two or four years depending on the scholarship. Competitive scholarships require an additional application and admission into the Honors College. Recipients demonstrate academic excellence with global citizenship along with an outstanding academic performance and are awarded $64,000 over four years. Individual schools offer scholarships to international students as well. For more information, please visit: CALIFORNIA LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE MERIT AWARDS $8,000-$20,000 per year! CLU offers merit scholarships to undergraduate international students. Apply for admission and you will be considered for these awards automatically. Talent scholarships are also offered based on audition or portfolio for art, music and theatre arts. For more information, please visit:
  2. 2. GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS Georgia College offers either full, out-of-state tuition waivers or half, out- of-state tuition waivers, which are awarded on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, evidence of extra-curricular involvement and financial need. To be considered for the ISS, applicants must have on file a completed application for admission and completed ISS application by the stated deadline. For more information, please visit: BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS Boise State is Idaho’s metropolitan research university, located in the state’s population center and capital city. Boise is an ideal place to live – a hub of government, business, the arts, recreation, health care, industry and technology. The university offers a wide variety of scholarships and awards for international students at all levels of study. For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS University of New Mexico is a place where cutting-edge research and creative endeavors flourish. Offering more than 215 degree and certificate programs, UNM has 87 bachelor’s degrees, 72 master’s degrees and 38 doctoral programs. The International Amigo Scholarship entitles qualifying international students to a non-resident tuition waiver (value of more than $10,000 per year) and a cash award of $200 per year- provided a student meets renewal requirements. This means the student will pay only in-state tuition and other expenses. For more information, please visit: CLAREMONT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES ONLINE MASTER OF ARTS IN ETHICAL LEADERSHIP Claremont Lincoln University has launched a Master of Arts in Ethical Leadership that is Online, Engaging, Accelerated and Affordable. Professionals who are ready to step from the sidelines and engage the pressing challenges of the world can now enroll in a dynamic, cross-cultural Masters Program. Designed for mid- career professionals, social entrepreneurs, and cause crusaders, this program presents ethics and leadership from a wide spectrum of perspectives: personal, professional, moral, philosophical, spiritual, cultural and religious. For more information, please visit:
  3. 3. ST. JOHN'S UNIVERSITY OFFERING NEW COURSE IN DATA MINING AND PREDICTIVE ANALTYICS Founded in 1870 by the Vincentian Community, St. John's is known for giving students the knowledge, skills and confidence to serve others while achieving personal and professional success. Graduates become leaders in their professions, their communities and the world. St. John's University will now be offering a new course starting for Fall 2014. It will be a M.S degree in Data Mining and Predictive Analytics. Computer Science or Software Engineers would be a good match. For more information, please visit: NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY AWARDS RECORD AMOUNT OF FINANCIAL AID This fall, enrollment numbers for Northern State University include an increase of high-achieving students, with triple the number of recipients of the university’s highest level of the WolfPACT Scholarship. The largest total growth category in the past three years is among recipients with an ACT score of 24-27 or SAT score of 1090 (CR +M). There are 96 this fall, as compared to 86 in 2012-13 and 67 in 2011-12. International students are encouraged to apply for scholarships at Northern State, and should work with an EducationUSA adviser to complete their application. For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO ANNOUNCES MASTER OF ARTS IN URBAN STUDIES PROGRAM Announcing a new graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of San Francisco: the MA in Urban Studies. Seminars in urban studies and public policy with the hands-on experience of applied urban research and community engagement and organizing. Apply online for Fall 2014! For more information, please visit: Contact an EducationUSA adviser near you for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university. (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 would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide the financial aid and news information contained herein.