Issue #341 August 12th, 2013
I. Financial Aid
UG: Illinois Institute of Technology Undergraduate Merit Scholarships
UG: University of Evansville Undergraduate Merit Scholarships
UG: University of Hawaii-Manoa International Undergraduate Student Scholarships
UG/Grad: Western Illinois University English Language Program Scholarship
II. Campus News
• Sign Up for CollegeWeekLive's International Students Day, August 21
• Beautiful Campus Recognition: University of Mississippi
• Slippery Rock University Announces New MBA Program
ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY UNDERGRADUATE MERIT
IIT is committed to enrolling a diverse and talented student body. International first-year and transfer
students will be eligible for a combination of scholarship and grant packages, including merit based
scholarships, housing award, and Phi Theta Kappa membership, starting at $10,000 annually.
Each application will be automatically reviewed for merit based scholarship. This will be based on
academic success, involvement in the community and other achievements.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14cqOMc
UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE UNDERGRADUATE MERIT
The University of Evansville offers academic scholarships ranging from
$10,000 to $16,500 each academic year. Students with outstanding
academic performance may be eligible for higher awards. Each applicant
is automatically considered for merit-based scholarship based on academic credentials. Need-
based financial aid is not offered; therefore, a separate financial aid application is not requested.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/135SpEB
UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII-MANOA INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE
The International Undergraduate Student Scholarship encourages the
recruitment and retention of high-achieving international undergraduate
degree-seeking students at UH Manoa and serves the strategic and
diversity goals of the university.
Award: $5,000 per semester for one academic year, renewable based on continuing eligibility.
Applied as a credit toward Manoa tuition and fees only. Cannot be applied to enrollment in other UH
campus courses. No cash awards.
Eligibility: Undergraduate students who will hold the F-1 or J-1 student visa. New Transfer: GPA 3.5
cumulative or equivalent from recognized U.S./foreign institution
New Freshmen: SAT 1550 or ACT 23 composite or GPA 3.5 cumulative at high school. New
transfer/freshmen must submit an admission application to UHM prior to applying for this
scholarship. Second bachelor's degree applicants NOT eligible.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/135WvwD
WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
Western Illinois University's English as a Second Language Program (WESL) would like
to announce a scholarship program for newly enrolled, non-government sponsored
students effective fall semester 2013. This scholarship is for $1000.00 and will be
applied in two $500.00 increments to cover tuition expenses only for fall and spring
semesters 2013-2014. No application is necessary. For information on this scholarship
please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/13TRS3x
EducationUSA provides a searchable database of over 170 active
scholarship & financial aid opportunities from U.S. colleges and
universities. You can search for scholarships by degree level. Students
are also encouraged to check out the other financial aid resources listed
in the Step 3: Finance Your Studies section of Your 5 Steps to U.S. Study:
http://educationusa.info/5_steps_to_study. Each financial aid post we
make is available in this database. Students can subscribe to the Financial Aid feed
http://www.educationusa.info/financial-aid-rss. If you would like to review past stories from
EducationUSA's Weekly Update you can find an archive of the last few month's on our SlideShare
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/xeFr6u
SIGN UP FOR COLLEGEWEEKLIVE'S INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS DAY,
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When: Aug.21 5:00 AM EDT to 7:00 PM EDT
You are invited to join CollegeWeekLive exclusive online college fair where you can: Ask questions
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For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14rS518
BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS RECOGNITION: UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI
Princeton Review named the University of Mississippi the university with
the most beautiful campus in the USA for 2013!
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/18gVSyB
SLIPPERY ROCK UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES NEW MBA PROGRAM
Slippery Rock University is pleased to announce the opening of the
region's newest MBA program! Flexibility, access, opportunity and a field-
based approach to learning to meet the needs of adults are the goals
behind Slippery Rock University's newly approved master's in business administration degree. The
new SRU MBA program will be 36- to 39-credit hour and consist of three tracks: general,
accounting/finance and management/marketing. Classes will begin January 2014.
SRU's MBA will feature a blended learning approach with courses delivered both face-to-face and
online. The program will be taught at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Township just 25
minutes north of Pittsburgh.
We encourage interested international students to apply. For additional information please visit:
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/18gXJmY
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.