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 Sofia Sagran Husin

During pre-covid19 period, holidays mean traveling and exploring the United States or going back home but during this winter holiday is a bit different, safety and health precautions must be considered. I am very blessed with amazing and wonderful friends who are always supporting me and accompany m…

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As of early March Covid-19 was declared a global pandemic and most countries began lockdown. The United States began lockdown by the end of March. Unfortunately lockdown began when classes were busy and were approaching to finals. Online classes went better than I thought it would be. I was frustrat…

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Start of December students are faced with anxieties and nerves to face their finals however as finals are near, students also starts planning for their holidays. As international students, all the Timorese are traveling across the states and most are meeting with one another to avoid being alone and…

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preparation for finals

Posted on: 13 June 2019 BY: SSagran

when finals are approaching, the atmosphere on campus changes. most buildings seem quieter than usual besides those facilitated with study rooms, most specially the library. the library becomes a place where students spend most of their time at. The library is crowded from 7am until midnight, the la…

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New year, many more to learn

Posted on: 29 November 2018 BY: SSagran

Freshman year was a year of adjustment into the college life. My primary focus was to be able to live independently and to get to know people around campus to make a life time connection. As the new year began and as I transitioned into the sophomore year I’ve become confident living independently…

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Mid-term academic progression

Posted on: 10 October 2017 BY: SSagran

My favorite things about Tennessee Technological University is that everybody are kind and friendly; either students or workers always smile to each other, opens door for one another and wish one another a good day every time given a chance. Being a part of the campus community has a sense of being …

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To study in the United States has been my dream since I was a child, besides of how beautiful and diverse the country is, the great distance it has between Timor-Leste have always triggered me to be extremely eager to learn and experience the cultural differences between the two countries. Preparing…

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