EdUSA Weekly Update June 10th, 2013 !



I. Financial Aid

UG : University of Central Missouri First-Year Award Scholarships

UG : Berkeley College Merit-Based and Need-Based Scholarships

UG : SUNY Plattsburgh Merit-Based Scholarships

UG : : Friends University Merit-Based and Need-Based Scholarships

UG : : Whitworth University Merit-Based and Need-Based Scholarships for Transfer Students

Grad/Postgrad : Ohio University Merit-Based Tuition Scholarships

II. Campus News

  • Cameron University Announces MBA Admission Changes
  • International Biotechnology Grad Students from Stephen F. Austin State University Featured
  • Florida International University's College of Law Announces Master of Laws Degree

I. Financial Aid


UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL MISSOURI FIRST-YEAR AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Central Missouri was founded in 1871 with just a few dozen students and more than 140 years later it serves nearly 12,000 students from the state, regional and national levels. The university also has a diverse representation of international students from nearly 50 countries worldwide.

Scholarships are awarded to first-year undergraduate students who secure “Regular” admission into University of Central Missouri. Successful applicants need to have earned above average marks as a college/university or secondary/high school student. Applicants should also present a career goal statement as well as a brief statement stating why you believe we should consider you for this award.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/jh5sgH

BERKELEY COLLEGE MERIT-BASED AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Berkeley College's diverse programs of study, multi-cultural student body, and various locations offer international students wonderful opportunities that are hard to find at other American colleges and universities. Our overseas partnerships also provide a number of exciting opportunities for Berkeley students to experience an international education.

Upon application to Berkeley College, International Student Scholarship Applications are reviewed for study at the school to pursue a full-time degree program. Selection is based on merit and financial need.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/131D0QW

SUNY PLATTSBURGH MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

SUNY Plattsburgh is home to a vibrant community of renowned teachers and nationally recognized scholars, dedicated to engaging students and helping them to succeed. Our students arrive from diverse backgrounds and places. But once enrolled, they have one particularly important thing in common: a college experience with the power to transform their lives.

SUNY Plattsburgh offers scholarships to each accepted international student. We award scholarships based on a student's academic merit (high school average or transfer GPA), student type (Freshman or Transfer), and country of permanent residence.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/w77DmS

FRIENDS UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Located in the heart of Wichita, the largest city in Kansas, Friends University is a nondenominational, independent Christian university that incorporates liberal arts instruction and professional studies into a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the University currently offers 44 traditional daytime majors and 33 minors.

Friends University offers its traditional undergraduate international students many scholarship opportunities, including renewable 50 percent tuition scholarships.

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WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS FOR TRANSFER STUDENTS

Whitworth University, founded in 1890, is a private, Christian-affiliated liberal arts university that welcomes students of all faiths and backgrounds. Consistently ranked as a best academic and financial value by U.S. News & World Reports, Princeton Review, Forbes Magazine, and others, Whitworth is committed to supporting talented international students with both merit and institutional need-based aid opportunities.

Our Transfer Academic Scholarships range in amount from $6,000 to $13,000 per year, and are available to qualifying international transfer students. Whitworth also offers need-based aid opportunities to qualifying students. Need-based aid is offered in the form of Whitworth International Grants. International Transfer students must apply by July 1, 2013, for fall 2013 admission, or by November 1st, for Spring , 2014 admission.

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OHIO UNIVERSITY MERIT-BASED TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

Ohio University holds a world of opportunity for students seeking high-quality graduate degrees. Established in 1804, Ohio University is the oldest public institution of higher learning in the state of Ohio and the first in the Northwest Territory. The university offers more than 188 master’s and 58 doctoral programs in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Scripps College of Communication, Gladys W. and David H. Patton College of Education, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Fine Arts, College of Health Sciences and Professions, Center for International Studies, and the Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs.

Scholarships are awarded by individual Ohio University schools or departments on the basis of scholarly merit.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17bxrFe

II. Campus News

CAMERON UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES MBA ADMISSION CHANGES

Announcing changes to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) admission requirements beginning Spring 2014.

Students must meet one of the following criteria:
1) have a minimum undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.5
2) have a minimum score on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) of 500 or a comparable converted score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) utilizing the GRE Comparison Tool for Business
3) have a minimum composite score of 1000 using the formula: Score=GMAT + (200*undergraduate GPA).

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/YubjPw Facebook Twitter Other Social Media

INTERNATIONAL BIOTECHNOLOGY GRAD STUDENTS FROM STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY FEATURED

At Stephen F. Austin State University, two of our international Biotechnology graduate students are featured in an article on an exciting funded research project they have been participating in! The students are currently studying the DNA of the Sunn pest (responsible for destroying millions of acres of wheat crops throughout Northern Africa, Northern Asia and Eastern Europe). The results of the research could be used to produce a bio-pesticide that kills the insect before it can harm any crops.

There are many interesting research opportunities for graduate students here at Stephen F. Austin State University!

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

FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY'S COLLEGE OF LAW ANNOUNCES MASTER OF LAWS DEGREE

The College of Law will offer a Master of Laws degree, a one-year program for attorneys holding law degrees from outside the United States.

The first class of students will enroll in the fall semester of 2014. The degree, known as an LL.M., provides an introduction to the study of United States law and gives students a general, conversant level of understanding of United States legal institutions, substantive law, and practice. After completing the LL.M., and depending on the courses selected by the student, graduates may sit for the New York Bar.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/114m4I2

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