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Weekly Update Issue #396 October 6, 2014


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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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Weekly Update Issue #396 October 6, 2014

  1. 1. Issue #396 October 6th, 2014 I. Financial Aid Grad: The Evergreen State College (WA) Graduate Program on the Environment Scholarships Postgrad: Drexel University's LeBow College of Business (PA) Offers Scholarships and Stipends Postgrad: Charlotte School of Law (NC) Offering Tuition Scholarships II. Campus News • Nova Southeastern University's (FL) Dual Admission Program • Central Penn College (PA) Opens Cultural Diversity Center • The George Washington University School of Engineering & Applied Science (DC) New Doctoral Program THE EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (WA) GRADUATE PROGRAM ON THE ENVIRONMENT SCHOLARSHIPS The Graduate Program on the Environment at The Evergreen State College invites international students to apply for the fall 2015 cohort. International students are eligible for a wide variety of scholarships, including an international student scholarship that covers a third of tuition for two years. This unique, interdisciplinary program will enter its 32nd year in fall 2015. Students use natural and social sciences to study and solve environmental problems through required core courses, electives, internships, independent study and a required thesis. Students may attend full time (two years) or part time (three years). The Graduate Program on the Environment is currently accepting applications for fall 2015; the priority deadline is February 15, 2015. For more information, please visit: DREXEL UNIVERSITY'S LEBOW COLLEGE OF BUSINESS (PA) OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS AND STIPENDS LeBow College of Business offers a Ph.D. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Business with specializations such as Accounting, Decision Sciences and Finance. The Ph.D. programs at LeBow College of Business prepare doctoral students to become outstanding scholars and inspiring teachers. Doctoral students are assigned a combination of teaching and research responsibilities. Assistants receive a stipend and full-time tuition remission per academic year, which has an average total of about $56,000. Doctoral students making satisfactory progress toward the degree can expect to be provided with the assistantship at a minimum of four years. For more information, please visit:
  2. 2. CHARLOTTE SCHOOL OF LAW (NC) OFFERING TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS Charlotte School of Law is pleased to offer several full and partial tuition scholarship opportunities to qualified applicants through the LL.M. Ambassador Scholarship program. To be eligible for consideration, a prospective student must simply submit an application for the LL.M program. To apply, please visit LSAC at For these scholarship opportunities, Charlotte School of Law is seeking highly qualified candidates with the following characteristics: Possess a qualifying first foreign degree in law; High academic achievement; Demonstrated capacity for leadership and teamwork; Superior personal awareness; Ability to contribute to the practice, development and study of law; Commitment to service; Contribution to a globally diverse student population; Ability to master legal studies in English; Willingness to serve as an LL.M. alumni leader and ambassador for CSL. For more information, please visit: NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY'S (FL) DUAL ADMISSION PROGRAM Nova Southeastern University's Dual Admission Program is for highly motivated students who have maintained a focus on their career goals from an early age. As a qualified student in the Dual Admission program, students are automatically reserved a seat in one of NSU's graduate or professional schools while earning an undergraduate degree. For more information, please visit: CENTRAL PENN COLLEGE (PA) OPENS CULTURAL DIVERSITY CENTER Central Penn College announces the opening of its new Cultural Diversity Center to support international students and multiculturalism on campus. The Cultural Diversity Center provides support services ranging from immigration services to cultural adjustment and international student academic needs. The center also offers events and programming to enhance the international student experience. International students will be welcomed by Cultural Diversity Coordinator Romeo Azondekon, who facilitates diversity programming and offers international student support at the college. For more information, please visit:
  3. 3. THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCE (DC) NEW DOCTORAL PROGRAM The George Washington School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) is happy to announce a new doctoral program in Biomedical Engineering, designed to prepare students for a career of creative scholarship. This interdisciplinary program provides a broad but balanced background of knowledge and guidance in the performance of research and also provides coursework and research that draw on resources from across SEAS. Existing research partnerships with the Medical School and GW Hospital, as well as the NIH and FDA, offer unique research opportunities and laboratory facilities. There are a number of areas of focus for dissertation research including cardiac electrophysiology, therapeutic ultrasound and drug delivery and image analysis and image processing. 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.