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...
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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Announcing the U.S. - Timor-Leste Scholarship program fellows for 2023
Posted on: 20 August 2023 By: the USTL Team
The United States-Timor-Leste Scholarship Program (USTL) is excited to welcome its newest USTL fellows: Sedeligia Maria Da Conceicao Guterres, attending Fox Valley Technical College; Igor de Carvalho da Costa and Lucas Cornelio Xavier, attending West Virginia University; and Ivo Da Conceicao Tilman Ribeiro, attending t…read more »
Posted on: 12 May 2023 By: the USTL Team
The United States-Timor-Leste Scholarship Program (USTL) is proud to congratulate its newest graduates of the USTL Program: Eunique da Graca de Vasconselos (College of Southern Idaho), Alfredo Vandeling Mau (Southeast Missouri State University), and Maria Angelina Guterres (Fox Valley Technical College). They have each…read more »
Welcome, 2019 USTL Fellows!
Posted on: 20 August 2019 By: the USTL Team
The United States-Timor-Leste Scholarship Program (USTL) is proud to announce the arrival of its three newest 2019 fellows: Emilia Moreira Moniz, attending Fox Valley Technical College; Alfredo Vandeling Mau, attending Southeast Missouri State University; and Maria Lucia Da Silva, attending the College of Southern Idah…read more »
A Letter of Thanks For My Exchange
Posted on: 29 January 2019 By: Rania Goncalves
An American friend recently sent me a message about how proud she is of me. She said that I have come a long way, overcoming my obstacles and challenges. She watched me struggle on my first day learning English and adapting to the [American] culture. She praised my hard work on events on campus at Saint Michael’s Col…read more »
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TIMOR-LESTE GOES INTERNATIONAL: SHARING THE CULTURE AND CUISINE WITH THE WORLD
Posted on: 05 August 2023 By: ASoares
Two years have passed since I moved to the United States to study. I have developed strong bonds with my friends and community members during this time. I enjoy meeting new people here and have enjoyed teaching them about Timor-Leste. Whether it be my classmates, professors, or community members, everyone genuinely enjoys getting to know me and learning about my country. I recall meeting…read more »
Posted on: 27 July 2023 By: ASarmento
Hey everyone, I hope you all are doing awesome! Today, I want to share with you all about things that I did during my school year. It was not easy to navigate loneliness, far away from families and friends, but thankfully there are students here, some of them are my friends that are kind and the people around that really make you feel comfortable and fun. One of my studies abroad objec…read more »