2011 渡米前オリエンテーションDVD 貸し出し開始

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AMERICA EXPO 2011 あなたのやりたいことは、「アメリカ」にある。

アメリカ大使館主催 フルブライト・ジャパン協力 AMERICA EXPO 2011 カレッジフェア&留学・進学セミナーが以下の通り開催されます。

EXPOでは、フルブライト・ジャパン 留学情報サービスによる「アメリカ大学学部留学・進学について」のセミナーも☆


開催日時: 2011年7月30日(土) 12:30〜17:00
会場: 秋葉原UDX Gallery
参加費: 無料 (事前申込不要)

詳細は、ConnectUSAのウェブサイトをご参照ください。 (EIS)

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アメリカ留学奨学金情報 from EducationUSA Weekly Update No.235

下記、EducationUSA Weekly Update(No. 235 June 27, 2011)より、奨学金情報のみ抜粋。

UG: Hartwick College Offers EducationUSA Competitive Scholarship
Hartwick College, a small private liberal arts school located in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains in New York State, offers a variety of merit based scholarships for International Students.  The awards range from $5,000 to $24,000 per year for up to four years of study.  No additional forms need to be filled out – just an application.

In addition, Hartwick Colleges offers a special scholarship named “The EducationUSA Competitive Scholarship," which is valued at $24,000 per year.  There is a nomination process through your local EducationUSA center.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/j5hxZq

UG: Eckerd College Provides International Student Grants and Work-Earned Monies
Eckerd College, a small, liberal arts and sciences college in St. Petersburg, Florida, automatically considers international applicants for an International Student Grant of up to $11,000, and up to $2,000 in work-earned monies based on the documents and test scores you submit with your admission application.

In addition to this grant, Eckerd College awards a limited number of International Scholars Awards of up to $5,000 to qualified admitted students who show academic promise and the potential to be a leader in the 21st century. This scholarship program is open to admitted students who do not hold US citizenship.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/kTDMuN

UG/Grad: International Student Awards Available at University of Central Missouri

University of Central Missouri, located in the town of Warrensburg, offers a variety of scholarships for international students at both the undergraduate and the graduate level.  Scholarship applications  must be received one month prior to the start of the semester you intend to enroll. 
Scholarship opportunities include the International Excellence Award ($3000) for first-year undergraduate students and the Graduate International Award ($1000) for entering students at the graduate level.

The University of Central Missouri is home to nearly 600 international students and scholars from over 50 countries. The Office of International Student and Scholar Services provides a comprehensive orientation for international students and scholars along with on-going updates throughout each semester. Services also include assistance for international students, scholars, and their families with matters such as immigration status, housing, employment, medical care, health insurance, and personal concerns.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/jh5sgH

UG/Grad/Postgrad: University of Oregon Offers Wide Variety of International Student Scholarships

The University of Oregon provides various scholarships for its international student population.  For example, the International Cultural Services Program (ICSP) consists of 30-40 renewable scholarships that apply to tuition only and range from $6,000 to $20,000 per year.
The ICSP scholarship has a cultural service component that requires students to give presentations about their home country to children, community organizations, and faculty, staff, and fellow students at the University of Oregon.  These scholarships are based on financial need, academic merit, and the ability to make presentations to diverse groups of people.  ISIP is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.
Additional scholarships and fellowships for international students who demonstrate financial need and academic merit include the International Dean's Excellence Award (IDEA) for New International Students, the Pressman Family Scholarship, and the Jim and Jean Tattersall International Student Scholarship. 

All scholarships mentioned are available for the 2012-13 school year and require a completed application by February 15, 2012.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/j892mB


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2011年7月22日(金) アメリカ大学・大学院留学説明会を開催します。

国際教育交換協議会(CIEE) TOEFL事業部によるTOEFL iBT説明会、(財)日本英語検定協会によるSTEP 英検説明会とIELTS説明会、ピアソン・エデュケーションによるPTE Academic説明会も同時開催!

要事前オンライン申し込み☆ 詳しくは、上記サイトをチェック!

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Advice: How to Avoid Common Freshman Mistakes


下記、EducationUSA Weekly Update(No. 233 June 13 2011)より抜粋。
How to Avoid Common Freshman Mistakes

Starting college or university for the first time can be extremely stressful for many students, and incoming freshmen often have many questions and worries about academic and social life on campus.  These uncertainties often seem even more intimidating to international students, who must not only deal with new academic challenges but must also adjust to a new cultural environment.

Unigo, an online resource guide for prospective undergraduate students, addresses some of these general concerns and offers helpful tips from experts in the field.  Some of the topics covered include how to effectively manage your free time, what to do to ensure you meet deadlines, and how to communicate with your professors.

Read More: http://bit.ly/jrgqiF


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アメリカ留学奨学金情報 from EducationUSA Weekly Update No. 233

下記、EducationUSA Weekly Update(No. 233 June 13 2011)より、奨学金情報のみ抜粋。

UG: Hiram College Global Scholarship Offers up to $19,000 Per Academic Year
Hiram College, located in the northeastern region of Ohio, is a small private liberal arts institution known for its academic excellence and its focused research institutes.  By submitting a general application for admission, international students are automatically considered one of Hiram's merit-based Global Scholarships.  Global Scholarships are international student financial awards that cover a maximum of $19,000 per year and that can be renewed annually for up to four years of study.

Global scholarship recipients are selected on the basis of academic preparation and performance, standardized test scores, class rank, teacher evaluations, personal essay, and individual skills and talents. The strongest emphasis is placed on academic performance.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/mUC1Ig

UG: International Student Scholarships Available at Georgia College
Georgia College and State University offers the International Student Scholarship (IIS), which is awarded as a tuition waiver that covers either the full cost or half of the cost of out-of-state tuition.  Students are considered for the IIS based on academic ability, extracurricular involvement, and financial need.
Georgia College is a public liberal arts university in Milledgeville, Georgia, which is in the central part of the state.  The student body includes more than 100 international students from 50 countries.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/cQSfDc
UG & Grad: East Tennessee State University Offers International Student Merit Scholarship
The International Student Academic Merit Scholarship at East Tennessee State University is open to new international students who plan to study at the undergraduate or the graduate level.  This scholarship covers 50% of total tuition costs and maintenance fees.
International students may also apply for other funding opportunities offered at ETSU, including Graduate Assistantships, Honors Program Scholarships, and the Public Performance Scholarship.
For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/hwcfWN


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アメリカ留学奨学金情報 from EducationUSA Weekly Update No. 232

下記、EducationUSA Weekly Update(No. 232 June 6 2011)より、奨学金情報のみ抜粋。

UG: Pine Manor College Offers $10,000 in Scholarships for International Women

Pine Manor College (PMC) is a small, private college offering two-year and four-year undergraduate degrees for women. Students at Pine Manor receive a high quality education in small, interactive classes.

Located in a Boston suburb, Pine Manor's beautiful green sixty-acre campus is just minutes away from downtown and easily accessible by public transportation. PMC is known for its vast diversity, supportive community, and excellent internship programs.

Apply by June 15th to be considered for a $10,000 per year scholarship.
Send your transcript and TOEFL (or IELTs) to admission@pmc.edu today!


For more information and to apply, please visit: www.pmc.edu/international

UG: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Announces Special Tuition Rate for International Students

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, located just outside St. Louis, Missouri, announces an exciting scholarship opportunity for international undergraduate students.  This new scholarship will reduce tuition and be awarded to new international freshman beginning their studies at SIUE in Fall 2012 for up to eight semesters of full-time study.

The special tuition rate will reduce annual tuition for selected undergraduate international students from $13,000 to approximately $6,400 (excluding fees). Over four years, the award will have a value of approximately $28,000 when compared with traditional undergraduate international student tuition rates.
An awardee will be required to present a bank statement showing a minimum balance of $19,897 to meet immigration requirements and to be issued an I-20. Instructions for an undergraduate application to SIUE can be found at http://bit.ly/mtt3rh.  No additional materials are necessary to be considered for the scholarship and the application fee for undergraduate international applications has been waived.

For more information, please contact: Sandra Tamari, International Admissions Counselor Office of International Programs Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Telephone: 618-650-3781 Fax: 618-650-5099 Email: satamar@siue.edu.

UG: Thomas College Increases International Scholarship to $12,000 Annually

Each international applicant is automatically considered for a scholarship that can be up to $12,000 for each year of undergraduate study - double the amount that has been offered before! This brings the total costs of
tuition, board, and fees to just under $20,000 for a private US education!

There is still time to apply for in-take this fall.  Thomas College has rolling admissions, so there is also plenty of time to get your application items in and apply for a student visa.
For more information, please visit www.thomas.edu/international or contact tapleym@thomas.edu.

Follow on Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/internationalTC

UG & Grad: 8th Annual Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition at the University of Washington

The Global Social Entrepreneurship Competition (GSEC) is a leading-edge international social venture plan competition, where interdisciplinary student teams from around the world propose innovative, commercially viable businesses aimed at reducing poverty in developing countries.

Sponsored by the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington, the GSEC offers monetary prizes to teams that develop the most innovative businesses with the best integration of financial and social returns on investment, including Information & Communication Technologies (ICT) and Global Health.  GSEC business plans may focus on any subject area and it is open to currently enrolled students at any academic institution of higher education worldwide. Applications will be available in July 2011.

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/fevX4

Postdoc: Fellowships Available at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Each year, The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars offers approximately 20-25 residential fellowships to scholars working with national and/or international issues in the social sciences and humanities.
Eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. and can be citizens or permanent residents from any country, provided they hold a valid passport and obtain a J1 Visa.


Wilson Center fellowships provide the opportunity for scholars to propose projects involving public policy issues that are related to three main themes: governance, the U.S. role in the world, and future challenges.  The
online application will be available in the early summer.


For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/7f1Rkl


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Guide to Letters of Recommendation


以下のVanderbilt Universityのサイト(動画)では、よい推薦状の書き方が紹介されています。
Insider’s Guide –Writing a Great Letter of Recommendation


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Pre-Departure Planning 渡米前準備


実際、アメリカでの生活はどんなものなんだろう・・・ と疑問や不安にかられている方もいらっしゃるのではないでしょうか?

フルブライト・ジャパン 留学情報サービスでは、来週、大学学部課程(Undergraduate)と大学院課程(Graduate)に分けて渡米前オリエンテーションを開催します。


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