EducationUSA Weekly Update, #375 April 21st, 2014
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Transcripts - EducationUSA Weekly Update, #375 April 21st, 2014
Issue #375 April 21st, 2014
I. Financial Aid
UG: Emerson College (MA) Scholarship Opportunities
UG: Ferris State University (MI) International Student Endowed Scholarship
UG: Carroll University (WI) Offers Scholarships for All Undergraduate International Students - No
UG/Grad: Fairleigh Dickinson University (NJ) Scholarships for International Students
II. Campus News
• The University of Pennsylvania (PA) English Language Programs' New Summer English Institute
• University of North Florida (FL) Application Deadline Extended for International Students
• Berkeley School of Law (CA) Online Course
• The Neeley School of Business (TX) Offers Free GMAT Prep Classes to Applicants
• University of California-Davis (CA) Prepare for Graduate Study in the U.S. this Summer!
EMERSON COLLEGE (MA) SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
This scholarship is given to incoming students at the top of Emerson's
applicant pool who have demonstrated academic distinction within their school communities as well
as qualities such as leadership, ability to manage adversity, and other factors important to success
as an Emerson student. For students entering the College in 2012, the amount of the Dean's
Scholarship was $14,000 annually. Students are required to enroll full-time and maintain a 3.0
cumulative GPA. The award is renewable for up to eight semesters. No additional essay or
application is required to be considered for this scholarship.
This is a half-tuition scholarship given to applicants accepted into the Honors Program. Students are
required to enroll full-time and maintain a 3.3 GPA (3.0 GPA in the Honors curriculum). It is
renewable for up to eight semesters. A separate Honors Program application must be submitted
with your admission application in order to be considered for this scholarship.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1dwtv5k
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY (MI) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
The scholarship would be awarded to a full-time undergraduate
international student or a full-time graduate international student who has completed at least one
semester majoring in any program at Ferris State University.
The scholarship may also be awarded to an incoming international student. The applicant shall have
a minimum 2.5 GPA at the time of application. Financial need is not a criterion.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1oJNaoh
CARROLL UNIVERSITY (WI) OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ALL
UNDERGRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS - NO
Carroll University, located in Waukesha, Wisconsin, offers substantial financial aid awards for all
undergraduate international students. Undergraduate international students are eligible for
scholarships, grants, and campus employment. Average awards range from $16,000-$21,000 each
year and are renewable for up to four years.
Carroll University does not charge an application fee and students are automatically considered for
financial aid at the time of application.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/P38lB6
FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY (NJ) SCHOLARSHIPS FOR
At Fairleigh Dickinson University, we work closely with you and your
family to make our quality private education an affordable investment.
-Scholarship consideration is given to non-U.S. citizens worldwide and to U.S. citizens who reside
outside the United States.
-Scholarship awards vary in amount, however many are significant enough to help academically
talented students with the cost of attendance.
-Early application is encouraged to receive priority consideration.
-Scholarships are awarded at the time of admission ONLY and will not increase based on academic
performance at FDU.
-Scholarships may be used for the fall and spring semesters for fulltime students only.
-Scholarships are renewable at the same funding level for each academic year, contingent upon
successful academic performance.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/tbavTN
THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (PA) ENGLISH LANGUAGE
PROGRAMS' NEW SUMMER ENGLISH INSTITUTE
The University of Pennsylvania, English Language Programs’ new 4-
week Summer English Institute provides a foundation for university-level
English. Students receive an introduction to academic content-based language, and experience life
and culture at a U.S. university. Weekly guest lectures from Penn professors offer students a
unique university experience.
Program dates: July 7 – August 1
Application deadline: May 30
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1fbdVZ8
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA (FL) APPLICATION DEADLINE
EXTENDED FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
The University of North Florida application deadline has been extended to
June 1 for international students.
If you have any students still exploring their options please encourage them to contact me as soon
as possible. The University of North Florida is a place where incredible educational opportunities
meet a particularly personal atmosphere. Here, students can engage in rigorous academic course
work as well as enjoy an exciting social life in the beautiful atmosphere of northern Florida.
Please, feel free to look over our online view book and explore more about UNF and our degree
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1dREUsj
BERKELEY SCHOOL OF LAW (CA) ONLINE COURSE
Berkeley Law is pleased to announce its first online course:
Fundamentals of U.S. Law with faculty member Bill Fernholz. Registration
is open now for the six-week course, which introduces participants to the
American legal system and the common-law method of case analysis.
Register now to experience engaging, student-centered online learning from one of the United
States' premier law schools.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1gDEirk
THE NEELEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (TX) OFFERS FREE GMAT
PREP CLASSES TO APPLICANTS
Get ready to apply for fall 2015 MBA admission.
The Neeley School offers free GMAT Prep Classes as a service to our
applicants. The course provides an overview of what to expect on the exam. Registrants are
required to purchase the Official Guide to GMAT Prep, 13th Edition.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/QsoL2G
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-DAVIS (CA) PREPARE FOR
GRADUATE STUDY IN THE U.S. THIS SUMMER!
International Summer Sessions at University of California, Davis now
offers courses and workshops designed to help international students prepare for graduate study in
the United States. Visiting students can sharpen their language skills by enrolling in summer
classes in their major or Summer English Language Studies courses in Academic Reading and
Writing, Academic Preparation and American Culture.
In addition, enrolled students will have the opportunity to attend a free workshop series on the
graduate school application process. Topics include “Applying to Graduate School,” “Tips for Writing
a Statement of Purpose” and “The UC Davis Graduate School Application.”
Students must enroll in a minimum of six units in one or both sessions and can choose from
courses in more than 75 departments. To be eligible, students must have graduated from high
school and must have an English proficiency score of 80 iBT (or equivalent).
• Summer Session 1: June 20 to August 1 (Application Deadline: May 9)
• Summer Session 2: August 1 to September 12 (Application Deadline: June 20)
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