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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Habitat for Humanity is a global nonprofit housing organization operating in local communities across all 50 states in the U.S. and around 70 countries. It has helped more than 39 million people achieve strength, stability, and independence through safe, decent and affordable shelter. Habitat's visi…

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Senior Year Experience

Posted on: 21 December 2021 BY: AMAMBARES

Throughout the years, I have listened to friends and people reflect back on their senior year college experiences. They told me that senior is considered to be easy and more flexible than college sophomore and junior years. Well, I do not think so!!! My experience is the opposite. Being a senior s…

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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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