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Issue #315 February 5th, 2013 I.

Financial Aid UG: Butte College Fee Waiver Scholarships UG: Augustana College Merit- and Need-Based Scholarships UG/Grad: Full Sail University Global Achievement Scholarships Grad: William & Mary Law School Merit-Based Scholarships Grad: University of Hartford School of Communication Teaching Internships Grad: Bowling Green State University MBA Assistantships II. Campus News • Ohio University Extends Undergraduate Application Deadline • University of Colorado Denver Waives Application Fee • Pakistan Native and Eastern Illinois University Alumna Finds Career in Broadcasting • Northwestern Michigan College International Club Participates in 'One Billion Rising' • Brown University Receives Most Diverse Applicant Pool in History • Pittsburg State University Hosts Mini-MBA Program

BUTTE COLLEGE FEE WAIVER SCHOLARSHIPS For over 40 years, Butte College has successfully offered a quality educational experience to our alumni. We offer associate’s degrees plus training in career fields including business, medical, law enforcement, welding, automotive, computers and more. Each semester $1,000 fee waiver scholarships are awarded to multiple international students! Scholarships are not awarded based on grades alone! Students will be asked to write an essay which describes, in detail, long-term personal and career objectives and must provide 2 letters of reference. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/nbwRyo

AUGUSTANA COLLEGE MERIT- AND NEED-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Augustana College welcomes students from all countries to study at our college. The friendly midwestern campus makes Augustana a great choice for international students seeking a top education in the United States. The following information will help you learn more about our campus and requirements for studying at Augustana College. Augustana College is still accepting applications from international students. Qualifying students can receive scholarships up to $17,000 USD per year. Need-based financial aid is also available. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/TFL3lR

FULL SAIL UNIVERSITY GLOBAL ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIPS Over the past 30 years, Full Sail University has built a reputation as one of the premier art, music, and film schools in the world. Throughout the entertainment, media, and arts industry, Full Sail graduates have made their names working on award-winning films and albums, acclaimed video games and design projects, live productions, working inside major media companies, and more. Full Sail University offers scholarship opportunities for those who qualify. The Global Achievement Scholarship is designed to encourage and develop future international entertainment and media professionals throughout the world. Through this scholarship, eligible participants may receive up to $5,000 toward the tuition of their Full Sail campus degree program. Download the New Spring Scholarship Guide for more information at the link below. For more information, please visit:

WILLIAM & MARY LAW SCHOOL MERIT-BASED SCHOLARSHIPS Welcome to the College of William & Mary Law School's LL.M. Degree program! Our innovative LL.M. program is designed for foreign-educated students and attorneys who want a comprehensive overview of the American legal system. We have been welcoming students from all over the world, from France to China, Saudi Arabia to Thailand, since 1989. William & Mary Law School, the oldest law school in the United States, is currently accepting applications for admission to the LLM program in the American Legal System. Merit-based scholarships will be available for qualified applicants to the LLM class of 2014. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/XeN5qH

UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD SCHOOL OF COMMUNICATION TEACHING INTERNSHIPS The graduate program in the School of Communication at the University of Hartford provides the opportunity for students to explore the field of communications from a variety of perspectives including integrated communication, human communication and media. Students also have the opportunity to participate in internships. Graduates from this program have gone on to Ph.D. programs and as well as working in corporate and non-profit communications. Unique to this program is the opportunity for students to teach and conduct research with faculty in the school as part of a teaching internship. Students who become teaching interns receive full tuition in addition to a small stipend of $6800 each year. Teaching internships have been awarded to international students from Romania, India, Spain, etc., and international students are encouraged to apply. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Vw4pLX

BOWLING GREEN STATE UNIVERSITY MBA ASSISTANTSHIPS The Full-Time MBA program at Bowling Green State University is an accelerated one-year program, regardless of a student's undergraduate major. Specialization, which take one additional semester to complete, are also an option. We offer Graduate Assistant (GA) positions based on merit. Well-qualified applicants will be considered for these positions which come with a scholarship and a stipend. GAs will work for the College of Business between 10-20 per week. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/Vw4OOy

OHIO UNIVERSITY EXTENDS UNDERGRADUATE APPLICATION DEADLINE Ohio University offers hundreds of academic choices to help you prepare for your future. Whether you're interested in video production, magazine journalism, teaching, environmental issues, the biology of dinosaurs, or the works of Shakespeare, OHIO has more than 250 undergraduate majors to match your interests! And if you're interested in graduate study, we also offer master's and doctoral degrees in a range of disciplines. Ohio University has extended the undergraduate application deadline for the 2013 fall semester. We can now accept online applications until March 1, 2013, and supplementary documents within the following two weeks. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/14htYAD

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO DENVER WAIVES APPLICATION FEE A fully accredited, comprehensive university with a global reputation, the University of Colorado Denver is a great place to gain an exceptional education. Our exciting urban location near the beautiful Rocky Mountains gives students convenient access to internships, cultural and sporting events, and outdoor activities year-round. The University of Colorado Denver invites new applicants to apply for free! We will waive the $75 application fee for new applications submitted between today and February 15th. Interested applicants may visit internationaladmissions@ucdenver.edu to apply now. On the last page of the online application form applicants will need to select a payment method. For this invitation only, please select one of the following options to waive the application fee: Graduate Applicants: Select ‘Pay your application fee by check’ (but do not send a check!) Not available for all professional programs and already passed deadlines Undergraduate Applicants: Select ‘High School Counselor Waiver Form’ (but do not send a form!) Applying by February 15th will give applicants a few special advantages. If admitted: • Applicants will be able to apply for a variety of university scholarships (Eligibility Varies) • Undergraduates may be considered for admission to the University Honors and Leadership program • Applicants will have ample time to complete their US visa applications and make appointments for visa interviews For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/WFJ38y

PAKISTAN NATIVE AND EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ALUMNA FINDS CAREER IN BROADCASTING Hands-on experience is vital to the development of broadcasting students, which is why 2005 graduate Sarah Zaman feels her time at WEIU-TV was so vital to jump-starting her professional career. Sarah Zaman, returned to campus in September to be honored as an EIU Global Ambassador. While back in Charleston, she took the opportunity to talk about her Eastern Illinois University experience, her work at WEIU-TV, and how it all led to her current job with Voice of America (VOA) in Washington, D.C. Zaman works for VOA’s Urdu television service; Urdu is the Pakistani national language. While she has worked as a news anchor in past VOA ventures, her current contract has her in a reporting and production role. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/XW8nIH

NORTHWESTERN MICHIGAN COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL CLUB PARTICIPATES IN 'ONE BILLION RISING' One Billion Rising, a global movement to end violence against women and girls, will be marked locally by an open dance near the food court at the Grand Traverse Mall on Feb. 14. with several members of Northwestern Michigan College's International Club participating. NMC's Office of Student Life is leading Traverse City's participation in One Billion Rising. Internationally, the event is organized by V-Day, a non-profit that seeks to end violence against women worldwide. V-Day states that one in three women worldwide — or one billion — will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. On Feb. 14, one billion people will rise up, dance and demand an end to that violence. "Our students are very passionate about this issue and the event has gained almost instant support from everyone in our International Club," says Lindsey Dickinson, Advisor to the International Club. "This is the perfect example of the types of opportunities and experiences available to students at NMC and shows the level of involvement students have in this community." For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/11o8Rht

BROWN UNIVERSITY RECEIVES MOST DIVERSE APPLICANT POOL IN HISTORY Brown received 28,807 applications for the Class of 2017, the third largest pool in University history. This year’s pool also set a record for the largest percentage of international applicants and applicants of color. The University will make offers of admission in late March. The University also saw its largest percentage of international applicants (17 percent — 4,783 — hailing from 145 nations, the largest number of countries ever represented in an applicant pool. Among international applicants, the University received a record number of applications from China and from India, the top two countries in the pool after the United States. Other countries with high numbers of applicants included Canada, South Korea, and the United Kingdom. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/VHISfU

PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY HOSTS MINI-MBA PROGRAM Pittsburg State University's award-winning, AACSB International accredited College of Business is excited to host a short-term International Mini-MBA Certificate Program this summer on July 7-26, 2013. This program is uniquely designed to accommodate the international learner and is an introduction to the U.S. business environment presented by the faculty of PSU's business school. This program includes both on-campus lectures and off-campus field trips. This non-degree program is open to all students, both undergraduate and graduate, as well as professionals in the workforce. Students do not need to have a business degree to apply. The cost for the program is $2500 (US) which includes classes, field trips, housing, meals, health insurance, access to campus facilities, and airport pick-up. For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/11C2sPX

Contact an EducationUSA adviser near you for guidance on finding and applying to an accredited U.S. college or university. EducationUSA.state.gov (Note: students must apply for financial aid directly with the institution listed) An archive of these and other past financial aid and news announcements is available at EducationUSA.info/financial-aid EducationUSA would like to thank all the institutions, foundations, and other organizations which so generously provide the financial aid and news information contained herein.

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