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.



Latest Articles Danira Corbafo da Costa

Time Flies

Posted on: 13 February 2019 BY: DCorbafo

I have been in the United States attending the University of South Dakota for almost two years since 2017, and I cannot believe I will be graduating soon! During my time here, I have learned so many great things from the courses that I took, which I am confident will also help me in my future goa…

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Posted on: 14 October 2017 BY: DCorbafo

My favorite thing about my school would be its view because we have big school grounds with different type of buildings (modern and old look) and it has so many trees and plants. One class that I really love in this semester would be World Religions class because I get to broaden my views on other …

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Life in the USA

Posted on: 28 September 2017 BY: DCorbafo

As I was preparing myself before coming to the U.S., I experienced mixed feelings which included excitement, sad, nervous, and happy. All these just happened at once as I was thinking about leaving my family again (for the second time) and at the same time I could not wait to experience and explore …

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