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.



My First Few Days Experiences in The United StatesWhen I arrived at St Micheal's College I thought things may be difficult for me, being both a new student and from a far away country. I thought it would be hard for me to adjust as I was going to be the oldest freshman studying Intern…

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When I was a child, I fell in love with America as soon as I looked at its flag. Because of this, I dreamed of visiting this wonderful place one day. When I graduated from my senior high school, I had worked with a local NGO (Empreza DiĆ¢'ak) in Timor-Leste. I got a chance to meet with lots of inter…

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The Year of Transition

Posted on: 25 October 2015 BY: LDe

The first year was more of like a self-insertion to this new environment of the University of Minnesota and the state, and this year myself has been taken to a whole new level, academically and socially. Just a reminder, I was a transfer student to the University of Minnesota after my post-completio…

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