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EducationUSA Weekly Update. #341, August 12, 2013


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EducationUSA Weekly Update. #341, August 12, 2013

  1. 1. 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 UG/Grad/Postgrad: EducationUSA 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 SCHOLARSHIPS 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: UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE UNDERGRADUATE MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS 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:
  2. 2. UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII-MANOA INTERNATIONAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS 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: 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 For more information, please visit: EDUCATIONUSA 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: Each financial aid post we make is available in this database. Students can subscribe to the Financial Aid feed 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 page: For more information, please visit:
  3. 3. SIGN UP FOR COLLEGEWEEKLIVE'S INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS DAY, AUGUST 21 Meet your dream schools online and win $1,000 Scholarship! 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 to admissions representatives from more than 80 top universities. Get expert advice on TOEFL & GRE, choosing a school, scholarship information etc. Enter to win $1,000 scholarship simply by visiting 3 colleges booths online. Sign up is free. For more information, please visit: 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: 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: 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.