Permits & Passes
Your US Education by Cheryl Darrup
A number of
U.S. colleges, universities and English language programs
offer primarily partial scholarships for non-U.S.
students. The criteria and policies at each individual
institution vary. For details, contact a school that
interests you, and explain your situation
Again, use http://www.usjournal.com/_programs/show.en.html
as a starting point. Click "Less than $5,000" in
Category 3 for a list of U.S. campuses that may offer you
limited financial aid
You may also
consider studying in the USA for a short period of time.
Summer Programs, Short-Term Certificate Programs,
Internships or Associate Degrees require less time, so
they are also less expensive than full, four-year degrees.
The first five options in Category 1 at http://www.usjournal.com/_programs/show.en.html
are becoming increasingly popular for international
students with limited financial resources.
How much does
a U.S. education *really* cost?
are so many U.S. academic options, costs vary widely.
Estimated expenses, per academic year, range anywhere from
$10,500.00 to $45,000.00. For a complete chart of
estimated expenses, please see http://www.usjournal.com/finaid.htm.
That page also
features links to a number of international student
scholarship searches. But be prepared! Those scholarships
competitive. You may want to bookmark that site so you
remember to visit it often, as scholarship opportunities
are constantly updated.
announcement involves a global telecommunications company,
AT&T. The corporate giant is sponsoring an Asian
Leadership Awards Program. All students from China, Hong
Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia,
Singapore, Philippines, India, New Zealand and Australia
are eligible to apply if they have an I-20 or an IAP 66
dated 2001 (for visa information, please see http://www.usjournal.com/visa.htm).
deadline is 15 September 2001. Thirty (30) awards will be
presented, at $4,000 per student. Contact email@example.com
for more information.
The key to
financing your U.S. education is to learn more about all
of the funding opportunities available to you. A little
creativity can go a long way in realizing your dream to
study in the USA!
U.S. Journal of Academics
Online International Recruitment
ph 570-339-4731; fx 570-339-5634
This is the second
in a four-part series on Study In The USA! by Cheryl Darrup
Her next article,
Student Visa Issues In The US, will be published here on 15 Aug
2001. Look out for it!
Look for details of
the rest of the series HERE!
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