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Education USA weekly updates – No.213 * 10 January 2011

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   No. 213 ∙ January 10, 2011

I. Scholarships and Fellowships

– UG: Visionary Women Scholarship at Moore College of Art and Design

UG: Talent Awards at Winthrop University College of Visual & Performing Arts

UG & Grad: Merit Scholarships at Monmouth University

Grad: Full Scholarships at American University Washington College of Law

II. News you can use

Study Western Massachusetts Launches New Website

– Felician College Hosts Virtual Open House January 19th, 2011

– Look for Seven Red Flags When Applying to a For-Profit College

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I. Scholarships and Fellowships

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Visionary Women Scholarship at Moore College of Art and Design

The Visionary Woman Scholarship nomination deadline is February 1st, 2011 for high school art teachers. Admissions applications must be completed by March 1st, 2011 for students to be considered for this competition. This is our most prestigious scholarship for in-coming first-year students, and students must be nominated by their high school art teacher (or equivalent) in order to compete.

The nomination deadline is February 1st, 2011. Details can be found at: http://bit.ly/eqO8or

clip_image008If you have any questions, please contact admissions at +1800 523 2025 or [email protected]

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Talent Awards at Winthrop University College of Visual & Performing Arts

Talent awards are awarded by the Winthrop University College of Visual and Performing Arts and based on portfolio review or auditions. Please contact the International Center for more information on who to contact in our College of Visual and Performing Arts Department for more information on talent-based scholarships. To receive an award, a completed application must be received by Office of Admissions by March 1, 2011.

For more information and eligibility requirements, visit: http://bit.ly/fv1A1a

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Merit Scholarships at Monmouth University

Students at Monmouth University benefit from one of the most generous merit-based scholarship programs in New Jersey.

If you are admitted to Monmouth, your chances of receiving a grant or scholarship are excellent. Every applicant will automatically be considered for all scholarships awarded by the University. You can even receive an estimate of your scholarship eligibility before you apply for admission.

For more information, visit: http://bit.ly/eQYZLY

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The International Legal Studies Program (ILSP)at the Washington College of Law, American Univeristy is now accepting applications for Fall 2011. The deadline to apply for the LLM is May 1, 2011. The ILSP offers five full scholarships (tuition and fees) and additional partial aid is also available, including special scholarships for Fulbright grantees.

The LLM program in International Legal Studies is ranked among the top ten international law LLM programs in the United States and is currently the only program in the United States to offer a dual LLM/MBA degree.

For more information about the ILSP Scholarshipo, visit: http://bit.ly/gN2qsL.

For more information on the International Legal Studies Program, visit: http://bit.ly/ebSL6S

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II. News You Can Use

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Study Western Massachusetts Launches New Website

Study Western Massachusetts would like to announce the launch of our new website which can be found at www.studywesternmass.org.

This consortium is made up of two and four-year universities, boarding schools and one language training center. Our mission is to promote and market educational opportunities in western Massachusetts to international students.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at [email protected]

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Felician College Hosts Virtual Open House January 19th, 2011

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Felician College will be hosting their 2nd Virtual Open House! This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet their staff and learn more about their programs.

You will learn more information about Felician College like their unique United Nations Fellows Program, their close location to New York City and their facilities… to name a few. You will also have a chance to watch videos and download materials.

The Virtual Open House will take place on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 from 6:00PM-10:00PM EST – Please remember that they are in a different time zone, so actual hours will vary.

In order to sign up, go to http://bit.ly/eVhb3M

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Look for Seven Red Flags When Applying to a For-Profit College

Better Business Bereau

January 3rd, 2011

Enrollment at for-profit schools—including trade schools and online universities—has skyrocketed in recent years. Unfortunately, not all schools offer a quality education and enrolling in a sub-par program can be a waste of time and money. When checking out for-profit schools, the Better Business Bureau recommends doing your research and looking for five red flags.

Read More At: http://bit.ly/fNohQf