USTL provides full scholarships to outstanding students from Timor-Leste for two to four years of study at high-quality undergraduate degree institutions in the United States. Scholarship awards include full tuition toward either a bachelor’s degree or associate degree, travel, living stipends, medical insurance in the U.S., and visa costs. USTL is a program of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), U.S. Department of State.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Candidates will be considered without respect to race, color, religion, national origin, or gender. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Competition for the USTL is merit-based and open to anyone who...

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

USTL Participants are expected to complete two to four years of undergraduate study at a U.S. university, college, or community college and obtain either a Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree. Students live with U.S. roommates on the campus of their host institution and attend classes full time. Based on their academic interests, career goals, and English proficiency, ...

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Welcome and Congratulations to our new 2018 Fellows!

Posted on: 21 September 2018 By: the USTL Team

We are thrilled to welcome the newest 2018 United States-Timor-Leste Scholarship Program (USTL) recipients: Jorguino Aparicio Savio, Aderito Do Rosario Da Cunha Mambares, and Clinton Domingos Guterres. During the coming years, these Fellows will be attending the University of Minnesota, Tennessee Tech University, and …

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Congratulations and Welcome to Our 2017 USTL Fellows!

Posted on: 01 November 2017 By: the USTL Team

Please join us in congratulating the 2017 recipients of the United States-Timor- Leste (USTL) Fellowship: Danira Deolinda Corbafo da Costa Ernania Bonifacia Amaral Sofia Rana Sagran Husin We would like to congratulate these remarkable fellows who received full funding to complete undergraduate degrees in the U.…

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Warmest congratulations to our 2016 USTL fellows!

Posted on: 12 May 2016 By: the USTL Team

Please join us in congratulating the 2016 recipients of the United States-Timor- Leste (USTL) Fellowship: Aida Maria da Silva Imanuela Nadia Sequeira Ribeiro Natalino de Jesus Soares These remarkable students were selected from almost 300 applicants for the fellowship this year. They will receive full funding t…

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Announcing the U.S. - Timor-Leste Scholarship program fellows for 2015

Posted on: 08 May 2015 By: the USTL Team

American Councils for International Education is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2015 U.S.-Timor-Leste Scholarship program (USTL). The fellowship provides full support for four years of undergraduate study in the United States. The program is funded by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educationa…

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The Gorgeous Season!

Posted on: 18 December 2018 By: AMAMBARES

Hello there! Hope you all doing great with your fall semester! Oh…wait! I don’t have that season in my country. By my country, I mean Timor-Leste, but at least you can still see leaves dropping off from trees, can’t you? For those who are working to bring home the bacon or studying hard for their finals, keep it up! I trust you guys can do it. Don’t get frustrated! I know studyin…

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New year, many more to learn

Posted on: 29 November 2018 By: SSagran

Freshman year was a year of adjustment into the college life. My primary focus was to be able to live independently and to get to know people around campus to make a life time connection. As the new year began and as I transitioned into the sophomore year I’ve become confident living independently however, there are many more I have to learn to be efficient academically. As classes a…

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