New Financial Aid Report, October 21st, 2013
21.10.2013
I. Financial Aid
UG: Sienna Heights University (MI) Merit Based Scholarships
UG: Pittsburg State University (KS) Honors College Scholarship
UG: Springfield College (MA) International Student Scholarships
UG: Northern State University (SD) International Student Scholarships
UG/Grad/Postgrad: University of Oregon (OR) International Student Scholarships

II. Campus News
• College of Staten Island (NY) Offering Conditional Admission for Graduate Students
• St. Joseph's University (PA) Announces Virtual Discover Day for International Students
• University of Idaho (ID) Hosts High Tech STEM Summer Camp for Tribal Youth
• Chatham University (PA) Offering an MA in Green Chemistry
• Drexel University (PA) Opens New Building for Ph.D. Students in Economics and Business

SIENNA HEIGHTS UNIVERSITY (MI) MERIT BASED SCHOLARSHIPS

Sienna Heights University's most selective scholarship, the Trustee Full Tuition Scholarship, offers up to three awards to high school seniors who display academic excellence. The Trustee Scholarship covers the cost of a full-time tuition, with the recipients responsible for all fees, and room and board costs. To be eligible, applicants must possess a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students offered this scholarship are not eligible for any other Sienna Heights scholarships.
For more information, please visit: http://on.fb.me/17pbCxP

PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (KS) HONORS COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP

Pittsburg State University is now accepting applications for the Honors College scholarship program for the Fall 2014 intake. The primary mission of the Honors College is to provide a more meaningful educational experience for select superior students.
• Presidential Award: $9,500 per year for four years plus a one-time Study Abroad Stipend up to $2,000 for a total four year package of $40,000.
• University Award : $4,500 per year for four years plus a one-time Study Abroad Stipend up to $2,000 for a total four year package of $20,000.

For additional information, please contact Aaron Hurt, International Admissions, at ahurt@pittstate.edu.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/T5i4FZ

SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE (MA) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

For more than a century, Springfield College has been a leader in providing a broad and balanced educational experience. Humanics, the philosophy that has inspired Springfield College from its beginning, calls for educating the whole person—spirit, mind, and body—for leadership in service to others.

International undergraduate and transfer applicants are eligible for the Springfield College President’s Achievers Award. Students qualifying for this merit scholarship may be awarded $6,000 to $14,000 per year. Students are automatically considered for a scholarship upon admission. International students may also qualify for a yearly travel stipend of up to $1500, and additional International Center scholarships.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1erUbl4

NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (SD) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

November is free application month for international undergraduate students at Northern State University! Be sure to reference EducationUSA when applying.

Northern State University has been recognized nationally as one of the best and most affordable institutions in the Midwest. It has also been recognized by students as a place where they can follow their dreams and succeed. Since its inception in 1901, NSU has been dedicated to providing a superior education. Northern State University's WolfPACT Scholarship is also the largest guaranteed scholarship in the state. NSU is offering more money to college students when they need it the most!
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1gRdman

UNIVERSITY OF OREGON (OR) INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The University of Oregon, founded in 1876, is the state’s flagship institution. Located in Eugene, an energetic college town, the university offers academic excellence and hands-on learning opportunities in a welcoming atmosphere. Towering trees shade the 295-acre campus, 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 that range from Eugene to Portland and from the coast to the mountains.

The University of Oregon is proud to enroll over 2000 international students from over 87 different countries every year. Our international student advisers and support staff and here to help you with any question you might have related to your visa status, travel, employment, taking a leave, academic and personal issues, or anything else. A variety of scholarships and grants are specifically targeted for international students. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of International Affairs by phone, 541-346-3206 or by email, intl@uoregon.edu.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/17RcNVR

COLLEGE OF STATEN ISLAND (NY) OFFERING CONDITIONAL ADMISSION FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York is offering conditional admission to the applicants interested in the following master’s degree programs: Cinema and Media Studies (MA), Education (MSEd), English (MA), History (MA), Liberal Studies (MA), Mental Health Counseling (MA – Fall admission only), Neuroscience, Mental Retardation, and Developmental Disabilities (MS) and Nursing (MS).

Conditional admission is available to applicants who at the time of application do not have a proof of English language proficiency but are otherwise admissible to the college.

English language proficiency requirement must be met by successful completion of the English Language Institute (CSI Institutional paper-based TOEFL score of min. 550 or min. 600 for the Master's in Mental Health Counseling Program).
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/19lCMW6

ST. JOSEPH'S UNIVERSITY (PA) ANNOUNCES VIRTUAL DISCOVER DAY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Since it may be difficult for you to visit campus, the campus is being brought to you! The Virtual Discover Day for International Students is a special online presentation specifically for undergraduate students living outside the United States who are interested in learning more about attending Saint Joseph's. Register now to learn more about undergraduate programs, admission requirements, and scholarship opportunities. We will be holding three sessions on Tuesday, October 29th. Session 1 is at 8AM EST for students in Asia, India, the Middle East, and Oceania. Session II is at 1PM EST for students in Africa and Europe, and Session III is at 8PM EST for students in The America's.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1598s3j

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (ID) HOSTS HIGH TECH STEM SUMMER CAMP FOR TRIBAL YOUTH

For three weeks this summer, 24 members of the Coeur d’Alene and Spokane tribes are connecting with their Native American heritage through Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education at Back to the Earth camp (BTTE). July 29-Aug. 1, fourth through sixth grade tribal members will be at University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene for the final week of Back to the Earth Camp. BTTE brings scientists, STEM educators, tribal leaders and students together to explore environmental and cultural issues. The program provides STEM-rich afterschool and summer programs for students in grades four through six on the Coeur d’Alene and Spokane reservations.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/16vOvoA

CHATHAM UNIVERSITY (PA) OFFERING AN MA IN GREEN CHEMISTRY

Starting fall 2014, Chatham offers a Master of Science in Green Chemistry, the first program of its kind in the United States. Focused on delivering a truly unique educational experience for students with undergraduate degrees in biochemistry, biology, and chemistry, the M.S. in Green Chemistry program will delve into the design of products and processes that minimize the use and generation of hazardous substances. Graduates of the program will hold a competitive advantage over students from other chemistry programs that claim "green chemistry" as a departmental mission, as Chatham's program courses were developed specifically for the practice of green chemistry.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/16RQyFP

DREXEL UNIVERSITY (PA) OPENS NEW BUILDING FOR PH.D. STUDENTS IN ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

The Gerri C. LeBow Hall is holding dedication celebrations on October 2 and October 3. However, many students are getting a sneak peek as classes opened in the building on September 23. The very first class held…Mathematics for Economics for our first year Ph.Ds.

With a long and rich history of excellence through academics and research, AACSB accredited LeBow College of Business offers a Ph.D. in Economics and a Ph.D. in Business with specializations ranging from Accounting, Decision Sciences, Finance, Marketing, and Organization and Strategy. LeBow College of Business also offers full funding to accepted international Ph.D. students including tuition, stipend, and health insurance.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/1dzDNj9