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Education USA weekly updates – No. 292 * 20 August 2012

clip_image002clip_image004clip_image006Issue #292 August 20th, 2012

I. Financial Aid

UG : American University Merit-Based Scholarships

UG : Texas Wesleyan University International Scholarships

UG : Carroll College Academic Merit-Based Scholarships

UG/Grad : The University of Missouri-Kansas City’s Chancellor Non-Resident Award

UG/Grad/Postgrad : Daemen College Merit-Based Scholarships

Grad : University of Bridgeport Merit-Based Scholarships

Grad/Postgrad : University of Michigan-Flint Ralph M. & Emmalyn E. Freeman Scholarship

II. Campus News

• Join the Hobsons Latin America Virtual Student Fair and Win a $3,000 Scholarship

• Join CollegeWeek Live International Day and Win a $2,500 Scholarship

• Over 3,000 U.S. Institutions and Programs Accept IELTS

• Georgetown University Hosts Webinars on Law Study in the U.S.

• Learn English with Voice of America’s Mobile Word Book

• Full Sail University’s International Student Society Supports Olympics Celebration

• Lynn University International Students to Witness 2012 U.S. Presidential Debate

• University of Nebraska Medical Campus Hosts International Student Research Forum


American University is a private doctoral institution situated in a residential

neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C. Their student body is

cosmopolitan and globally diverse, with all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and 139 countries represented. Seven percent of undergraduates and 11

percent of graduate students are international. The university’s mission is carried out by 798 full-time faculty and 1,525 full-time staff. Ninety-four percent of full-time faculty holds the highest degree in their field. Among 565 adjunct faculty are policy makers, diplomats, journalists, artists, writers, scientists, and business leaders.

American University offers merit-based scholarships for international students. Scholarships are highly competitive and based on a combination of outstanding academic achievement, excellent communication skills in English, leadership, volunteerism, and community service. Scholarships range from U.S. $6,000 to U.S. $27,000 per academic year. These funds are renewable for all four years of study based on successful continued academic performance.

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Texas Wesleyan University is a private, affordable university on a safe, small campus near downtown Fort Worth, Texas. With a focus in the liberal arts and sciences, education, and business, Wesleyan is where motivated students prepare for graduate school and leadership in professional careers.

Texas Wesleyan University offers scholarships to international students. Scholarship amounts and requirements vary and are typically renewable for the number of semesters needed to complete the program of study (maximum of 8 semesters). Students must meet the required yearly cumulative grade point average and maintain full-time enrollment.

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CARROLL COLLEGE ACADEMIC MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Carroll College’s philosophy is to help students realize what kind of life

they can lead. As a Catholic Diocesan college, Carroll College is uniquely

positioned to combine the spiritual with the academic, the contemplation

with the action. Not only do they encourage students to reflect on their place in the world, but encourage them to act to make the world a better place.

Carroll College offers academic merit-based scholarships to international students. To be considered for an academic merit award, students must submit official SAT or ACT exam results. Transfer students are considered for merit awards based upon eligible transfer coursework from an accredited institution. ESL courses do not factor into transfer GPA calculations for transfer merit awards.

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The University of Missouri–Kansas City (UMKC) is a urban public

institution founded in 1929. At UMKC, students can choose from more

than 120 academic programs and majors, including master’s degrees from the H.W. Bloch School of Business & Public Administration and the schools of medicine, computing and engineering, and education.

The University of Missouri – Kansas City offers The Chancellors’s Non-Resident Award to outstanding international undergraduate and graduate applicants who intend to enroll in degree programs in the College of Arts & Sciences, Henry W. Bloch School of Management, Conservatory of Music, and the School of Education and School of Pharmacy each academic year. The Chancellor’s Non-Resident Award is a renewable award that will cover the difference between Missouri Resident and Non-Resident fees, without a limit on the number of credit hours taken.

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