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EdUSA Weekly Update Issue #356 November 25th, 2013

I. Financial Aid
UG: University of Nebraska Lincoln (NE) Global Scholarships
UG: Monmouth College (IL) International Student Scholarships
UG: Maryville College (TN) Merit Based Scholarships
UG/Grad/Postgrad: University of Oregon (OR) International Student Scholarships
Grad: Fordham University (NY) Graduate School of Business Administration Scholarships

II. Campus News
Syracuse University (NY) School of Music Offers New York City Immersion Experience
Northern State University (SD) Celebrates Culture and Diversity
DePaul University (IL) Creates Short-Term, Non-Degree Seeking Program for International Students
University of Colorado, Denver (CO) Offers Bachelor’s in Teaching, Learning and Development
University of Kansas (KS) International Students Blogging About Experiences

I. Financial Aid

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA LINCOLN (NE) GLOBAL SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln, chartered in 1869, is an educational institution of international stature. Today, the university is one of the nation’s leading teaching institutions, and a research leader with a wide array of grant-funded projects aimed at broadening knowledge in the sciences and humanities. With nearly 150 majors and specialized programs of study to match any interest area, the opportunity for hands-on experience through our nationally-acclaimed undergraduate research program, and a campus located at the heart of an innovative, college city community of over 250,000 people – the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers the ideal collegiate experience for students at an affordable cost.
* Global Laureate Scholarship – $13,500
* Global Ambassador Scholarship – $9,000
* Global Delegate Scholarship – $3,000
All applicants are evaluated for Global Scholarships after being admitted. Scholarships are renewable annually. Scholarship consideration is based on previous academic achievement.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1dyB4oM

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MONMOUTH COLLEGE (IL) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

Monmouth College is a selective, private, residential liberal arts college of 1260 students and 97 faculty in west central Illinois. It offers courses in the sciences, humanities, social sciences and arts (popular majors include computer science, communications and public relations, psychology, chemistry, physics, environmental science, international business and accounting).
Monmouth College has a longstanding tradition of welcoming students from every part of the world. The College accepts applications at any point throughout the year. There is no application fee, and admitted students are automatically considered for academic merit scholarship awards. SAT or ACT scores are helpful in the admissions review but are not required.
The College’s merit-based financial assistance ranges from approximately $18,000 per year up to $21,000 per year (total assistance over four years averages $76,000). All scholarships are renewable for each year of the student’s college career (up to four years in total, given good academic standing) – these are not one-year scholarships. The scholarships are partial tuition waivers.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/IF1RSp

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MARYVILLE COLLEGE (TN) MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

International Student Scholarships for undergraduate study at Maryville College. Maryville College has a strong scholarship program for international students and most of our international students receive a scholarship.
Average Scholarship Range: $10,000 – $20,000 per year, many available
Top Scholarship: Full-tuition scholarship ($30,410 for 2014-15), one per year
Scholarships are based on academic performance and potential, as determined by school records and/or test scores, the admission essay, non-academic activities, leadership and achievements. To apply for a scholarship, an applicant must
Submit a complete application for admission including an essay describing academic goals, reason for interest in Maryville College, and an explanation of their need for scholarship funding.

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

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UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (OR) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Oregon is an institution where students, faculty members, and employees from a wide variety of backgrounds share a commitment to preserving the environment and pursuing innovation in more than 260 academic programs. The university awards over one million dollars in scholarships to UO international students each year. Tuition, cash and work-study awards are available. Selection is based on financial need and academic merit.
International Cultural Service Program (ICSP): ~10 – 20 tuition scholarships ranging from $6,000 – $20,000. (Cultural service requirement for recipients.)
International Dean’s Excellence Award (IDEA): Partial tuition scholarships based on academic merit ranging from $6,000 – $8,000. (Awarded to new students only based on GPA. No application necessary.)
International Affairs Endowed Scholarships: ~20 cash scholarships ranging from $1,000 – $10,000. (Some scholarships are country-specific.)
International Student Work-Study Program: ~80 – 100 work-study awards ranging from $500 – $3,000. (On-campus employment is required.)

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17FugC3

 

FORDHAM UNIVERSITY (NY) GRADUATE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOLARSHIPS

Fordham Business Challenge 2014
Graduating bachelor students and recent graduates globally are invited to put their skills to the test by taking the Fordham Business Challenge. Students from any country, and any disciple are welcome to apply.
What you can win:
Full-tuition scholarship to study a Master of Science program at Fordham Graduate School of Business Administration, right in the heart of New York City.
Scholarships available for the following MS programs:
• MS in Marketing Intelligence (MSMI)
• MS in Business Analytics (MSBA)
• MS in Applied Statistics and Decision Making (MSSD)
• 3 Continent MS in Global Management (3CMGM)
• MS in Business Enterprise (MBE)
To be considered, sign up and complete the competition online – including:
• Taking the multiple-choice question tests
• Answering a program-related essay question
• Providing a short statement of motivation

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

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II. Campus News

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (NY) SCHOOL OF MUSIC OFFERS NEW YORK CITY IMMERSION EXPERIENCE

The Gilbert Week: NYC Seminar for Music Professions is a one-week field trip that allows sophomore music majors to meet with arts professionals and visit performing arts institutions, as well as learn about a wide variety of career opportunities in music. Music programs have thrived at Syracuse University since 1877, when SU became one of the first universities in the United States to grant music degrees requiring four years’ study in both music and theory. Today, the Setnor School of Music continues this tradition of innovation by offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students for 21st-century music careers. Setnor students pursue degrees in composition, conducting, performance, music education, and the music and entertainment industries. Off-campus opportunities include performances and field experiences in Central New York; internships in London, Los Angeles, and New York City; and a semester abroad in Strasbourg, France.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1d3g25B

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (SD) CELEBRATES CULTURE AND DIVERSITY

Dance, food, and a wealth of culture took over the Barnett Center on November 1st, 2013 at Northern State University’s third annual Culturefest.
From the Middle East to Europe, Asia and American Indian heritage, the celebration of cultures included traditional dances and performances on the main stage surrounded by booths offering food, drinks, art, clothes, and other items from different parts of the world.
"We want to show Aberdeen all the different cultures we have here," said Shlomit Oren, who is of Israeli and Columbian descent. "All the students here, we are neighbors with each other and we may not even be aware of all the beautiful countries we come from and all the culture we have to share," she said.
A crowd gathered to taste authentic German chocolate and apple and plum flavored kuchen. Carmen Arndt of Magdelburg, Germany, is taking 15 credits at NSU and studying translation at her home university.

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

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DEPAUL UNIVERSITY (IL) CREATES SHORT-TERM, NON-DEGREE SEEKING PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

DePaul University has created a 1 year or less, non-degree seeking visiting international student experience. If you are working with students looking for a short-term study in the US, please consider DePaul, located in Chicago!

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/18PXezn

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UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO, DENVER (CO) OFFERS BACHELOR’S IN TEACHING, LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

CU Denver to offer Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching, Learning and Development
Undergraduate students seeking to major in education can now earn their bachelor’s at the University of Colorado Denver. The four-year, 126-credit-hour, interdisciplinary Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Teaching, Learning and Development program has three areas of study: early childhood education (birth through age 8), elementary education (ages 5 – 12) and special education (ages 5 – 21). The new program will be offered in a hybrid format with both in-class and online courses.
Applications are now being accepted for the spring, summer, and fall 2014 terms. For more information, contact [email protected].

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17Iz0Xu

 

UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS (KS) INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BLOGGING ABOUT EXPERIENCES

Current international students at the University of Kansas are now blogging about their unique experiences. In recent posts, a student from from Vietnam explains why KU is like no place else. Other students also discuss different educational opportunities that are available.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/I3ulth

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