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 Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA), U.S. Department of State.

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Living Abroad

Posted on: 04 April 2017 BY: MLiu

As an international student with professional work experience before coming to the United States, living here is remarkable. The experiences that I have gained here as a Social Ambassador as well as a member of Diversity and Inclusion Committee enrich my cultural knowledge specially in dealing with …

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I had a mixed feeling when I graduated from ESL school. Indeed, I felt a bit sad due to the realization that I was going to leave the school, which had assisted me to enhance my English skills, and many international students with whom I made friends. In addition, I was given an opportunity to do nu…

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Real Life in College

Posted on: 24 October 2016 BY: VPereira

This semester, I am the only international student in majority of my classes. On the first day of class, I was so excited thinking that I was going to make a lot of American friends. However, in the first couple of weeks, things turned out differently than I had expected. Most of the time, I just sa…

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Second year experience

Posted on: 15 October 2016 BY: MLiu

My 2016 fall semester is different from last year in several aspects. Unlike last year, this year I am living with undergraduate students in international housing on Campus. As the oldest student living with undergraduate students it is not always an easy task. I have to know how to communicate a…

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Welcome to the United States

Posted on: 28 July 2016 BY: LDe

Adaptation has always been an issue for most international students who ever attended a university in the states. We ordinarily experience shock, when observing things are done differently from ours and how they are practiced differently. What are they? Those are the cultures and practices which …

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United States is a country that fascinates me a lot. Hearing about United States, I unavoidably imagine its appealing landmarks, such as white house, liberty statue and other exotic ones that you can think of. Luckily, for this program me and my cohorts first touched down in Washington D.C. for the …

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It is always fascinating for foreign students to study in a new country especially in a country like the United States where students have enormous opportunity to experience new values, wonderful outdoor adventures, cultural diversity and the best academic life. Although it sounds exciting, it is…

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It seems like time has been flying since I first got here at St. Michael's college. My freshman year is done and I am going to be a sophomore soon. Campus is so beautiful in summer and I am loving spending the time I get to spend in Vermont (The Green Mountain State). I spent my summer taking summer…

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