EducationUSA Weekly Update, #353, November 4, 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, #353, November 4, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #353 November 4th, 2013 I. Financial Aid UG: University of Vermont (VT) International Student Scholarships UG: University of La Verne (CA) Performing Arts Scholarships UG: Troy University (AL) Merit Based Scholarships UG: Slippery Rock University (PA) International Student Scholarships UG/Grad: Eastern Illinois University (IL) Merit Based Awards II. Campus News • EducationUSA Announces 30 International Education Week Webinars in 3 Days • International Students Day Presented By EducationUSA • Brown University (RI) Announces New Aid Calculation Policy For International Students • Millikin University (IL) Hosts An International Visit Day • Drexel University (PA) Offers Co-Operative Education Program • Learn more about Claremont Lincoln University (CA) • Texas Christian University (TX) Neeley School Offers Free GMAT Prep Classes UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT (VT) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS The University of Vermont (UVM) is one of North America's premier small research universities, located in a top college town in one of the most beautiful places in the U.S. We welcome international students and offer many programs and services to support their success. UVM automatically considers international undergraduate students for scholarships, valued between $4,000 and $10,000, upon application. For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OF LA VERNE (CA) PERFORMING ARTS SCHOLARSHIPS The University of La Verne will offer scholarships, valued at $20,000, in the performing arts. Each scholarship is renewable annually for up to four years of study. To be considered for Fall (Aug) 2014, students must submit a completed application for admission to La Verne along with a performance scholarship application and recommendation form by 31 Dec 2013. For more information, please visit:
  2. 2. TROY UNIVERSITY (AL) MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Partial and Full ride scholarships available. These Awards are usually highly competitive. Please visit the link below or contact the e-mail for more details about the International Elite Awards (Chancellor and Millennium Awards) For more information, please visit: SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY (PA) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS Exciting news! Slippery Rock University is now offering all incoming undergraduate international students upon admission a scholarship award. Scholarships are valued at $500 and $1,500. It even gets better. After spring/summer if you have a cumulative 3.5 GPA or higher international students will receive an additional scholarship! To make your education more affordable, SRU also reduces the tuition rate for all new undergraduate international students. With the lower tuition rate and new scholarships you can save significantly over 4 years! For more information, please visit: EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (IL) MERIT BASED AWARDS 1) The UNDERGRADUATE EXCELLENCE RATE provides major savings over the course of one year for incoming undergraduate students admitted with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 2) The INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP can provide significant savings over the course of one year. The scholarship is available for undergraduates and graduates and is based on GPA and a written statement. For more information, please visit: EDUCATIONUSA ANNOUNCES 30 INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION WEEK WEBINARS IN 3 DAYS Have you ever considered studying in the United States? Join EducationUSA during International Education Week 2013 to explore Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study and get access to all the tools you need to achieve your goal to study in the United States. From November 12-15, choose from over 30 free, online sessions led by EducationUSA advisers around the world with special guests from U.S. colleges and universities. Join us online next week! For more information, please visit:
  3. 3. INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS DAY PRESENTED BY EDUCATIONUSA Are you intrigued by the idea of attending university abroad? Join us for International Students Day, a free online event dedicated to helping you learn more about studying overseas. Login anytime from 5:00AM to 7:00PM EST on November 13, 2013 to: * Live chat with hundreds of universities, including the University of Florida, UC Berkeley, and Boston University * Get advice from study abroad experts * Hear about other students' experiences You can also listen to live presentations by EducationUSA, CollegeBoard, and other education experts about preparing for the TOEFL, choosing a school, staying safe on campus, and more. For more information, please visit: BROWN UNIVERSITY (RI) ANNOUNCES NEW AID CALCULATION POLICY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS The Corporation of Brown University has unanimously approved "Building on Distinction: A New Plan for Brown", the strategic vision that will inform the University’s next decade of growth and progress. As a part of this plan, the University will modify its undergraduate financial aid policy so that the financial need for international students will be recalculated each year. For more information, please visit: MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (IL) HOSTS AN INTERNATIONAL VISIT DAY Millikin University will be hosting an international visit day on Nov. 11, 2013. This day will help international students to understand the education system, application and visa processes, and learn about campus life experience in the U.S. Different workshops will be organized as well as meetings with international students on campus. For more information, please visit:
  4. 4. DREXEL UNIVERSITY (PA) OFFERS CO-OPERATIVE EDUCATION PROGRAM Some students go to college knowing exactly what they want to do with their lives; others look at school as an opportunity to explore their interests. Either way, Drexel co-op can be the perfect fit. For more information, please visit: LEARN MORE ABOUT CLAREMONT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY (CA) Claremont Lincoln is a new kind of university: interdisciplinary, multicultural and multireligious. By lifting up the challenge of the Golden Rule, our faculty encourages you to help repair the world in your own context. Claremont Lincoln is more than a teaching institution. It is a call to step up, name your passion and take real action. For more information, please visit: TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (TX) NEELEY SCHOOL OFFERS FREE GMAT PREP CLASSES The Neeley School offers free GMAT Prep Classes via webinar as a service to our applicants. The course provides an overview of what to expect on the exam, with different test sections covered in each of three class meetings. Registration opens on Oct. 1 and classes are held Nov. 9, 16, 23. 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.