EducationUSA Weekly Update, #374, April 14, 2014
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Transcripts - EducationUSA Weekly Update, #374, April 14, 2014
Issue #374 April 11th, 2014
I. Financial Aid
UG: Amherst College (MA) Need-based Financial Aid
UG: Colorado College (CO) Scholarships For Foreign Students
UG: Salve Regina University (RI) Merit-Based Scholarships Still Available
UG: Elon University (NC) Presidential Scholarships
UG/Grad: Stephen F. Austin State University (TX) Scholarships For International Students
II. Campus News
• Syracuse Law's (NY) LL.M. Admissions Webinar
• Univeristy of Minnesota's (MN) Minnesota International Student Association Organized First
• Mount Holyoke College (MA) Currently Receiving Applications for Summer 2014 Courses
• University of Colorado Denver (CO) Invites New Applicants to Apply For Free
AMHERST COLLEGE (MA) NEED-BASED FINANCIAL AID
We welcome first-year and transfer applications from international students!
As a college that follows a need-blind policy in admission for international
students and awards financial aid to international students on the same need-
basis as domestic students, Amherst is in an exceptional position to admit the
most accomplished and promising students from around the world without regard for ability to pay.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1eaMAc3
COLORADO COLLEGE (CO) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR FOREIGN
Each year Colorado College awards scholarships to foreign students (non-U.S. citizens and non-
U.S. permanent residents) enrolling as degree-seeking students. Typical awards include up to
$2,000 in institutional work study (campus job). The scholarship is renewed every year, up to four
consecutive years, until graduation.
Thirty-six percent of admitted international students were offered need-based financial assistance,
ranging from $10,133 to $54,832. The average need-based international student grant was $45,293.
More than $1.75 million was offered to international students in need-based or merit-based
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1i4EfHy
SALVE REGINA UNIVERSITY (RI) MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS STILL
Merit based scholarships still available for Fall 2014 applicants. Scholarships
range from $5,000-18,000 USD per academic year for qualified students.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1oGNCUg
ELON UNIVERSITY (NC) PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIPS
Elon offers Presidential Scholarships to all qualified students. These
awards are made at the time of admission and range up to US$4500 per year. Elon's first financial
aid priority is to keep the cost of a quality education low. The total cost for a year at Elon is 9 percent
below the national average for private colleges and universities. International students are also
eligible to apply for our Fellows Programs.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1iDsI1c
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (TX) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR
100 Scholarships for International Students! Stephen F. Austin State University
in Texas offers scholarships to international students with a 2.75+ GPA. These
scholarships are awarded to students who have financial need and will contribute
to the increased diversity at SFA.
The amount of the scholarship is $1,000 per year and students who receive this will pay Texas
resident tuition rates – a savings of more than $9,000 each year!
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/JBq8Kq
SYRACUSE LAW'S (NY) LL.M. ADMISSIONS WEBINAR
Join us for Syracuse Law's LL.M. Admissions Webinar on Wednesday, April 30
at 8:00 a.m. (New York Time) at: http://webconference.syr.edu/llm
Syracuse Law's LL.M. program is hosting an LL.M. Admissions Webinar for
students interested in learning more about the LL.M. in American Law program.
We will discuss the application process, conditional admission, English
proficiency, academic opportunities, the New York State Bar Exam - and much more!
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/RtklLT
UNIVERISTY OF MINNESOTA'S (MN) MINNESOTA INTERNATIONAL
STUDENT ASSOCIATION ORGANIZED FIRST CULTURAL BAZAAR
The Minnesota International Student Association (MISA) organized their first Cultural Bazaar to
showcase the different student groups and associations around the U of MN and celebrate cultural
This video was created by a current UMN student, Valeria Lopez.
Check out this fun event!
For more information about The Minnesota International Student Association visit:
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1iDts6s
MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE (MA) CURRENTLY RECEIVING
APPLICATIONS FOR SUMMER 2014 COURSES
We are currently receiving applications for Summer 2014 courses for undergraduate and graduate
credit. We welcome college students, teachers and all adult learners in our larger community.
Here is one sample online English seminar course for first year university students:
May 27 – July 2, 2014
The Hunger Games: Young Adult Dystopia in Popular Culture
This course is designed to develop the skills of careful reading and effective writing essential to
success in undergraduate study.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Q61A2l
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER (CO) INVITES NEW
APPLICANTS TO APPLY FOR FREE
The University of Colorado Denver would like to invite new applicants to apply for free! If you apply
between 13-19 April for a program on the Downtown Denver Campus, we will waive the $75
application fee. Unfortunately, the application fee waiver is not available for programs on the
Anschutz Medical Campus. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at
internationaladmissions.ucdenver.edu if you have any questions.
How to take advantage of the offer:
On the last page of the online application form you will need to select an application fee payment
method. For these dates only, please select one of the following options to waive your application
Select ‘High School Counselor Waiver Form’ (but do not send a form!)
Select ‘Pay your application fee by check’ (but do not send a check!)
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17Iz0Xu
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