EducationUSA Weekly Update, #354, November 11, 2013


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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #354, November 11, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #354 November 10th, 2013 I. Financial Aid UG: University of Louisiana Monroe (LA) International Student Scholarships UG: University of Colorado, Colorado Springs (CO) Honors Scholarship Program UG/Grad/Postgrad: University of New Mexico (NM) International Student Scholarships UG/Grad/Postgrad: East Tennessee State University (TN) Merit Based Awards UG/Grad/Postgrad: Ball State University (IN) Merit Based Scholarships II. Campus News • International Students Day Presented By EducationUSA • EducationUSA Announces 30 International Education Week Webinars in 3 Days • The College of New Jersey (NJ) Releases Its October Newsletter • Georgetown University (DC) McCourt School of Public Policy Hosts Information Sessions • Stanford University (CA) Graduate School of Business Announces Summer Institute for General Management • Missouri University of Science and Technology (MO) Hosting STEM Sessions In Turkey • Drexel University (PA) Campus Going Through Transformation UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA MONROE (LA) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS The University of Louisiana at Monroe announces the Fall 2014 freshmen scholarships for international students! If you have high academic scores and high SAT or ACT scores, you may qualify! The top scholarship award is full tuition and fees + $5000/year towards on-campus housing. The priority scholarship application deadline is Monday, December 16, 2013. For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, COLORADO SPRINGS (CO) HONORS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM The Chancellor's Leadership Class (CLC) is a highly selective undergraduate honors program designed to develop new generations of effective leaders. Through specifically tailored coursework, service- learning projects, and peer mentoring, CLC Scholars have the opportunity to maximize their leadership abilities. CLC Scholars receive a total scholarship of $16,000 ($4,000 per year in the program). This renewable financial award is offered each year to CLC Scholars who maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and participate in all required elements of the CLC program. For more information, please visit:
  2. 2. UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO (NM) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS The University of New Mexico (UNM) is proud to announce the "International Amigo Scholarship" to qualified international undergraduate and graduate applicants. Students who receive the scholarship are entitled to a waiver of out-of-state tuition (value of more than $10,000 per year depending on academic level). Visit the university's website to learn more about the eligibility requirements and to discover more than 200 programs of study available at the University of New Mexico. For more information, please visit: EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (TN) MERIT BASED AWARDS East Tennessee State University (ETSU) still offers the International Students Academic Merit Scholarship to all new qualified international students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. This scholarship covers 50% of tuition. The award lasts for up to 8 semesters for undergraduate recipient, 5 semesters for recipients seeking a master's degree, and 8 semesters for doctoral recipients . To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must have, or plan to have, an F-1 or J-1 student visa. For more information, please visit: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY (IN) MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Ball State University is a top university in the Midwest region of the United States. Combining top-flight talent with top-notch resources, students and faculty inject endless energy and creativity into what they teach and how they learn. A limited number of full and partial tuition waivers are available to high-achieving international student applicants at the undergraduate and graduate level. These scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis. Interested students should apply for admission through the Rinker Center for International Programs. All admitted international students will automatically be considered for these full and partial tuition waivers. 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: 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: THE COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (NJ) RELEASES ITS OCTOBER NEWSLETTER TCNJ welcomed over thirty new international students this academic year. Fifteen of the students are focusing on ESL, a number of students are coming from exchange partners, and several more began degree studies in Education, Computer Science, Business, and Civil Engineering. Here is the October 2013 newsletter documenting their arrivals to TCNJ! For more information, please visit:
  4. 4. GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY (DC) MCCOURT SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY HOSTS INFORMATION SESSIONS Announcing the Fall 2013/Winter 2014 Info Session/Prospective Student/Chat Session Schedule: MSPP encourages prospective students to interact with our faculty, staff, and other prospective students before making their graduate school decision. MSPP holds several information sessions each fall for prospective students to learn more about programs. The information sessions are designed to provide a comprehensive overview of programs and answer questions about program academics, career options, and the MSPP community. Prospective student days include an information session as well as a chance to sit in on a MSPP class. Due to application review, information sessions are not offered during February, March, or April. For more information, please visit: STANFORD UNIVERSITY (CA) GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ANNOUNCES SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR GENERAL MANAGEMENT The current job market is extremely competitive, and companies are hiring young professionals who can make an immediate impact in the workplace. The Summer Institute for General Management (SIGM) provides the business knowledge students and young professionals need to distinguish themselves from the pack. SIGM is a four-week residential program designed for rising undergraduate juniors & seniors, and recent college graduates with non-business degrees (i.e. Humanities, science, engineering, and law). Participants are taught business fundamentals by the same faculty that teach in the Stanford MBA program. The 2014 summer program will be held on the Stanford University campus from 22 June 19 July 2014. Program tuition covers accommodations, meals, and program course materials. For more information, please visit: MISSOURI UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (MO) HOSTING STEM SESSIONS IN TURKEY Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) will be traveling throughout Turkey from November 7 – 14th to meet with students interested in cutting-edge programs in the STEM field. There will be a presentation at the Istanbul fair location on Saturday, November 9th from 2:30-3pm by the Applied Language Institute Director on Missouri S&T and the application process. For more information, please visit:
  5. 5. DREXEL UNIVERSITY (PA) CAMPUS GOING THROUGH TRANSFORMATION With the university's largest student population ever and the most academically talented entering class in our history, Drexel just keeps soaring higher. The campus has been going through a transformation to support the growing population of students, providing better facilities and a more dynamic learning environment. 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.