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.

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Latest Articles Ernania Amaral

It is getting real!

Posted on: 02 March 2020 BY: EAmaral

As a senior in college I am starting to worry or think about what I want to do with my degree after I graduate. I still have one more semester to go but it seems like it going to go fast and without I know it I will be graduating. It is just intimidating to think about applying for jobs and move in…

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My story of getting USTL scholarship

Posted on: 01 November 2019 BY: EAmaral

My journey to receiving the USTL scholarship in 2016-2017 I am very grateful for where I am right now. Studying in U.S. has provided me with a lot of experiences both academically and personally. So, I want to share the process of how I started applying for the USTL scholarship until the time I fou…

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Make friend with your roommates

Posted on: 25 January 2019 BY: EAmaral

Make friend with your roommate Before coming to U.S. I never live with people that I never meet before. When I fill the roommate form regarding my preferences on what time I would like to go to bed or how would I feel if my roommate bring her friend/boyfriend to our room and etc. I was a bit nervo…

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Academics

Posted on: 19 October 2017 BY: EAmaral

My favorite thing about my host institution is the friendliness of people. Here, specially my classmates are so friendly and I really feel comfortable around them. My favorite class is GEP(First Year Foundations) class, it such an easy subject. We spend most of the time talking about school regulati…

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My first Impression in United States

Posted on: 29 September 2017 BY: EAmaral

My first impressions here in United States were first off all is seeing crowding people, we landed in the airport in San Fransisco & DC and there were many people from different backgrounds, not only because it is the airport but even in the city there are many people too.Second thing that impresse…

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