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Now in its fifth year, Columbia University School of Journalism is offering a unique graduate program which might interest some of your grantees. A number of international students on Fulbright scholarship programs have chosen to enroll in recent years.  Unlike the Journalism School's Master of Science program, which teaches students the essential skills required of every journalist, our Master of Arts program provides each student with an individualized education in the field he or she hopes to cover. Applicants select a concentration: arts and culture, business, politics, or science: health and the environment. Once enrolled, a student's area of focus can be as broad as "business" or as specific as architecture or bioethics.

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Black Hills State University (BHSU), located in scenic Spearfish, has recently instituted a great new opportunity for international students.  BHSU is now charging reduced non-resident tuition for all international students.  This brings the yearly cost at this great 4 year public university to:

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CHE, October 28, 2010

By Eric Hoover

 

Washington - Much has been said about the mystique of the SAT, the nation's most infamous test. But there's also a sense of mystery about colleges that don't require applicants to submit standardized-test scores.  A common question: How, exactly, do admissions staffs at such colleges evaluate the applications of non-submitters? And what's life after dropping testing requirements?

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Susan and Donald Newhouse Center for the Humanities at Wellesley College The Newhouse Center for the Humanities will host three to six external fellows for the academic year 2011-2012. Residencies are ordinarily for the full academic year, but one-semester residencies can also be considered.

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The Competitive Graduate Award (CGA) program supports highly qualified new students, including students from underrepresented groups, who are accepted into advanced degree programs at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE).

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The University of Rhode Island offers merit scholarships to international freshman applicants.  The preferred deadline for scholarships is December 1, 2010.  (encourage applicants to Pharmacy and Nursing to apply by this early action deadline.)  The Common Application is also accepted, which is easily accessible on the university website. 
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Big scholarships await - private education is affordable at Carroll College!  All first year international students are automatically considered for four year merit awards ranging from $28,000-$52,000 (divided over 4 years).

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Kateryna   Kanevska,   Osvita  educational  adviser,  will  share  her impressions from Tennessee Universities she  visited in November 2010.
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Webinar with MBA student at the University of Texas, Arington, USA - November 16, 7 pm Kiev time

As a part of the International Education Week activities, Osvita EIAC, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, is pleased to invite you to take part in the webinar with a participant of Edmund Muskie scholarship program administered by IREX, Vitaliy Dubil', currently studying in the MBA program at University of Texas in Arlington in USA.
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Mixing humor and heartbreak, Naturally Obsessed: The Making of a Scientist delves into the lab of charismatic professor Dr. Lawrence Shapiro, and follows three irrepressible graduate students on their determined pursuit of a PhD and scientific success. As if the pressure of scientific discovery isn't enough, the students are also competing in a worldwide race to be the first to publish their findings. Their challenge: to decipher the structure and mechanism of AMPK, a tiny protein that controls the burning and storage of fat. Their road to success: years of trial and error, unflinching dedication, rock-climbing, rumors of pickle juice, and the music of The Flaming Lips.

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On October 23, Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia celebrated the grand opening of its 26th Street Project, the most ambitious construction initiative at the University in four decades.  The project includes Caruthers Hall, a 52,000 square-foot academic facility focused on the sciences and health sciences; Rose Benté Lee Ostapenko Hall, a 77,000 square-foot residence hall providing apartment-style housing for 239 students; and the Malek Family Plaza, an outdoor gathering space with café seating between the two buildings. The complex is built over four levels of underground parking.  The ribbon cutting was held during Family Weekend, so that parents and family members could join their students at the celebration.

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In honor of the White House's inaugural Community College Summit -- at which President Obama called community colleges the "unsung heroes of America's education system" -- consider this list of prominent community college grads who would surely make the president proud:   

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Now soliciting nominations of outstanding mid-career professionals

 

To qualify, applicants must:

1. Have an established record of extraordinary achievement and integrity;

2. Be a citizen of and reside in a country other than the U.S.;

3. Demonstrate commitment to crucial issues and making a different at the national or global level;

4. Have special capacity for critical, creative, strategic, and entrepreneurial thinking;

5. Be fluent in English.

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IB Diploma Recipients who apply, are accepted and enroll at SCAD, having met or exceeded admission requirements, are awarded a scholarship of at least $10,000 per year of enrollment at SCAD, up to 225 attempted quarter hours, or until completion of a bachelor's degree.

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Dean's Scholarships:   International Students with a B average (3.0) or higher and with ONE of the following proficiency scores: IBT TOEFL 72, IELTS 6.0, SAT 1650, or ACT 24 are encouraged to apply.  Scholarships will range from $2500 - $10000.  There is no special application necessary to be considered for these scholarships.  Scholarships are guaranteed for Fall 2011 if all admission requirements have been met by Jan 1, 2011
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Students planning to take the ACT university entrance exam on December 11th for admission into a 4-year college or university in the USA need to register by the November 5th registration deadline.  The ACT is one of the entrance exams typically required by U.S. colleges and universities for entry into their undergraduate programs.

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CollegeWeekLive, provider of the world's largest college fairs and admissions events, announces a $2,500 scholarship for non-U.S. students. 

 

To be eligible, register and login to CollegeWeekLive INTERNATIONAL DAY on Tuesday December 14, 2010. CollegeWeekLive INTERNATIONAL DAY is online and free! Chat live with admissions representatives from 250 colleges and universities, including Ivy League institutions, large public and small private universities and regional leaders in higher education. 

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