EducationUSA Weekly Update, #338, July 22, 2013


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EducationUSA Weekly Update, #338, July 22, 2013

  1. 1. Issue #338 July 22nd, 2013 I. Financial Aid UG: Hesston College Merit-Based Scholarships UG: University of Mississippi Merit-Based Scholarships UG/Grad: Pittsburg State University Scholarships and Assistantships UG/Grad: University of Kansas Merit-Based Scholarships UG/Grad: Georgia College Merit-Based Scholarships II. Campus News • Association of American Medical Colleges Announces Launch of Global Health Learning Opportunities Collaborative HESSTON COLLEGE MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Hesston College, the two-year college of Mennonite Church USA, educates and nurtures each student within Christ-centered community, integrating thought, life and faith for service to others in the church and the world. Hesston College offers a President's Scholarship and Dean's Scholarship. These scholarships are based on high school grade point average and standardized test scores. To renew the scholarship, President’s Scholars must maintain at least a 3.5 g.p.a. and Dean’s Scholars must maintain at least a 3.0 g.p.a. For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Founded in 1848, the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) is the flagship university for the state of Mississippi. A world-class public research university, the institution has a long history of producing leaders in public service, academics and innovative research. With more than 21,500 students, Ole Miss is the state's largest university, with a major medical school, a nationally recognized law school and 15 academic divisions. Academic Excellence Scholarships are available for international freshman students, based on high school marks and English proficiency. These merit-based awards range from $3000-$15,968. For more information, please visit:
  2. 2. PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY SCHOLARSHIPS AND ASSISTANTSHIPS Pittsburg State University is a public university located in the southeast corner of the state of Kansas. Serving approximately 7,000 students, Pittsburg State has an international population of about 500 students from 40 different countries. Pittsburg State offers more than 100 internationally recognized undergraduate and graduate degrees. Although the university is more than 100 years old, class sizes have remained small and individually focused. Pittsburg State University is very attractive to prospective international students because of the quality of our programs and the comparatively low tuition fees. Pittsburg State University has a number international scholarships and assistantships for undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate scholarships cover partial to full tuition. Graduate assistantships can cover tuition and stipend for living expenses. For more information, please visit: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS The University of Kansas, a comprehensive research institution with 14 academic schools and over 190 fields of study, offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees, as well as programs for intensive English study. Enrolling 28,000 students, the University of Kansas has been rated as a best buy by Kiplinger's, Fiske Guide to Colleges, Kaplan's, and the Princeton Review. KU International Recruitment & Undergraduate Admissions offers several merit-based scholarships to new international undergraduate degree-seeking students each year. Graduate students may be considered for graduate teaching, graduate research assistantships or fellowships awarded by graduate programs and academic departments. For more information, please visit: GEORGIA COLLEGE MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS As Georgia's public liberal arts university, Georgia College offers undergraduate programs of study to talented and motivated students in a residential college setting. Georgia College also provides, at multiple locations, graduate and professional studies that support the needs of the region and create pathways to individual success and personal fulfillment. Georgia College is pleased to announce the availability of at least 15 International Student Scholarships in the amount of $18,400 USD for Spring 2014. Applications for the scholarship can be found inside of the international application for admission. Similar awards are available for graduate students. For more information, please visit:
  3. 3. ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF GLOBAL HEALTH LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES COLLABORATIVE Recognizing an increasing need to treat different patient populations, develop cross-cultural understanding, and learn about health systems and approaches to medical care delivery in other nations, the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) today announced a new initiative to facilitate cross-border engagement for medical students and faculty. 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.