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 Aderito Do Rosario Da Cunha Mumba

Dear readers! Before I start, I wanted to remind you all that it's been a while since I wrote to you. I am so thrilled that I am writing again so you'll be able to read. I have several things that I'd like to share with you; therefore, I encourage you to keep reading till the end of the page. The fi…

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It is been a while since writing my last blog. Nevertheless, this time I'm going to write about my experiences during the winter break when I was in New York City. First, I want to know what comes to your mind when you heard of New York? Well, I guess you are right! For me, I usually think of the St…

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Balancing School with Life

Posted on: 29 September 2019 BY: AMAMBARES

Freshman year was an entirely different experience for me, as it is for the vast majority of college students. During the first year, I was typically so preoccupied with making the transition of the university life, the surrounding environment, and everything that comes along with it. This year, th…

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Fun Activities in College

Posted on: 03 April 2019 BY: AMAMBARES

The first semester of my freshman year of college was a whole bunch of learning and experiencing. That’s just a whole lot of experience, and experience reminds me of a video I watched for my class. It is called the Last Lecture by Randy Pausch. In his lecture, he said, “experience is often the m…

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The Gorgeous Season!

Posted on: 18 December 2018 BY: AMAMBARES

Hello there! Hope you all doing great with your fall semester! Oh…wait! I don’t have that season in my country. By my country, I mean Timor-Leste, but at least you can still see leaves dropping off from trees, can’t you? For those who are working to bring home the bacon or studying hard for th…

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