USTL provides full scholarships to outstanding students from Timor-Leste for four years of study at high-quality undergraduate degree institutions in the United States. Scholarship awards include full tuition for four years of undergraduate study, 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 a four-year undergraduate degree at the U.S. university or college at which they are placed. 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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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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Education is one of the important assets for a country

Posted on: 26 April 2018 By:

U.S has been greatly contributed to the development t of East Timor in so many different sectors included education for more than a decade now. Education is one of the important assets for a country that still under developing like East Timor. For the past years, there are many Timorese students included myself have been granted the brilliant opportunity to develop their academic capacit…

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How I contribute towards community in the U.S

Posted on: 25 April 2018 By:

As a scholarship recipient holding the responsibility of an ambassador, I am gladly enjoying sharing my culture with people who I meet in the community I live in, classes and at the international events. Although the benefits of our presence may not cause a great impact, that is not what we are coming here for. With our presence, we can share with people about friendship, culture and sha…

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