EdUSA Weekly Update April 8th, 2013 !



I. Financial Aid

UG : Northwestern Michigan College Merit-Based Scholarships

UG : University of North Dakota National Science Foundation Scholarships

UG : Monmouth College Merit-and Need-Based Scholarships

UG/Grad: Smith College Summer Program Scholarships

UG/Grad/Postgrad : East Tennessee State University Academic Merit Scholarships

Grad : Indiana University South Bend Business and Economics Fellowships

II. Campus News

  • Northern Arizona University Connects with Students Virtually
  • Sacred Heart University Welcomes Baseball Legend Bobby Valentine to its Athletics Program
  • Pittsburg State University Announces International Mini-MST Certificate Program
  • New Summer Course Introduces International Students to English and Business
  • Study Georgia Launches Several New English Language Programs

I. Financial Aid


NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Northwestern Michigan College is a publicly funded community college that serves people, organizations and businesses. We serve more than 50,000 learners annually throughout the Grand Traverse region and beyond. NMC offers associate degrees and professional certificates and, through our University Center, nine partner universities grant baccalaureate, graduate and doctoral degrees.

Northwestern Michigan College is offering scholarships for the 2013-2014 academic year ranging from $500-$1000 to applicants with an equivalent 3.0 GPA or higher who complete an application by June 1, 2013.

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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Founded on the principle that an outstanding liberal arts education is the basis of successful citizenship, UND is focused on teaching, research and creative and scholarly activity, and service to the state of North Dakota, nation, and world. Students matter at UND. It is a place where students research alongside renowned faculty and those same renowned faculty light up the classrooms.

The National Science Foundation has awarded to the University of North Dakota Science Team a grant to support a scholarship program to students in biology, chemistry, geography and mathematics. The program will provide financial support for up to 4 years (if renewal criteria are satisfied) covering tuition & fees with support of up to $10,000 a year, depending on the financial aid eligibility and qualifying to the selection/eligibility criteria.

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MONMOUTH COLLEGE MERIT-AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Monmouth College, a residential liberal arts college located in the beautiful, safe and affordable Midwest, warmly welcomes international students, including transfer students.

There is no application fee, and admitted students are automatically considered for merit scholarships (of up to $21,000 per year) - there is no additional application required. With proper documentation, students will also be considered for financial-need-based aid (approximately $5,000 per year). The total cost to the student next year (including room, board, travel, books, and health insurance) will be approximately $13,000 per semester. We require TOEFL or IELTS; SAT scores may be substituted for the language proficiency scores, but we do not require SAT scores.

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SMITH COLLEGE SUMMER PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS

Smith College's summer programs are offering multiple $1500 scholarships for its "American College Internship Program," which runs from July 7-August 3, 2013.

The program offers 15 hours each week of ESL, American culture and history classes, as well as academic writing and public speaking courses. We will tour other college campuses, such as Harvard, M.I.T., Amherst, Middlebury, NYU, to name a few. We will also help you select undergraduate and graduate programs to apply to. This program will help you succeed in an American classroom! Applications are due April 26th.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/YWsho9

EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS

East Tennessee State University prepares students to become productive, enlightened citizens who actively serve their communities and our world. Education is the university’s foremost goal. ETSU provides outstanding programs of study, enhanced access to education, distinctive education and research opportunities, and a variety of distance education offerings to attract students from around the region and the world. ETSU affirms that a diverse population is necessary for the intellectual, social, economic, and professional development of our campus and regional communities.

The International Students Academic Merit Scholarship is available to all qualified new international students applying to East Tennessee State University at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The scholarship covers 50% of tuition. Students seeking undergraduate degrees or doctorate degrees can receive the award for 8 semesters. Recipients pursuing master’s degrees can receive the award for 5 semesters. Recipients must be full-time, degree seeking students who have or plan to have an F-1 or J-1 student visa. Students must complete an admissions application before applying to the scholarship.

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INDIANA UNIVERSITY SOUTH BEND BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS FELLOWSHIPS

Indiana University South Bend is the only comprehensive public university in North Central Indiana and the third largest campus in the Indiana University system. We’re a university grounded in academic excellence that also offers the full collegiate experience.

The Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics Graduate Fellowship Program invites applications from students with a demonstrated record of excellence at the undergraduate level along with evidence or promise of a strong professional career. Each Leighton Fellow will receive up to $5,000* per year, renewable for two additional years, as long as the Fellow maintains a graduate business GPA of at least 3.0.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14DkRNn

II. Campus News

NORTHERN ARIZONA UNIVERSITY CONNECTS WITH STUDENTS VIRTUALLY

Northern Arizona University’s Center for International Education would love to connect with students virtually this spring! We are currently conducting our spring virtual information sessions for students.

To join us virtually, please click on the link below and view the complete schedule of sessions.

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SACRED HEART UNIVERSITY WELCOMES BASEBALL LEGEND BOBBY VALENTINE TO ITS ATHLETICS PROGRAM

Student athletes at Sacred Heart University will welcome baseball legend Bobby Valentine this July as the new Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics!

Sacred Heart University is a private, Catholic liberal arts university located in beautiful Fairfield on a modern, safe suburban campus about an hour north of New York City by train. We are excited to have this former New York Mets and Boston Red Sox manager for our NCAA Div. 1 teams—and Bobby brings international experience, too, as former manager of the Pacific League’s Chiba Lotte Marines. Go Pioneers, GO!

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PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES INTERNATIONAL MINI-MST CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Pittsburg State University's College of Technology is excited to announce a new International Mini-MST Certificate Program, which is an introduction to Master of Science in Technology. The Mini-MST Program will be held this summer on July 15-26, 2013. This program is uniquely designed to accommodate the international learner and introduce the U.S. industrial, engineering, and technological environment presented by the faculty of PSU. This program includes both on-campus classes in the state-of-the-art Kansas Technology Center and off-campus field trips.

This non-degree, non-credit bearing program is open to all students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as professionals in the workforce. Students do not need to have a technology degree to apply. The cost for the program is $2500 (US) which includes classes, field trips, housing, health insurance, access to campus facilities, and airport pick-up.

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NEW SUMMER COURSE INTRODUCES INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TO ENGLISH AND BUSINESS

The UNI Culture & Intensive English Program, in conjunction with UNIBusiness, is offering a unique opportunity for international students to spend 4 weeks in the United States, improving English skills and exploring business operations in the Midwest.

Students will meet with regional businesses and international corporations, study the English language, and experience the academic and business culture in the United States.

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STUDY GEORGIA LAUNCHES SEVERAL NEW ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAMS

Study Georgia is pleased to announce the addition of several English as a Second Language programs to the consortium. The State of Georgia now has 13 well-respected ESL programs at some of the best universities in the Southeast.

Programs are located at prestigious schools like GA Tech, Mercer University and Georgia State University. Out-of-State waviers and international student scholarships are available at many of these schools.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/16yn35i

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