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 Aida Maria Da Silva

Life of an Engineering Student

Posted on: 03 March 2019 BY: ADa

Being in an engineering major has its highs and lows. It takes dedication, time and effort to be a successful engineering student. I am a junior in Civil Engineering and came to America to fulfill my dreams. I chose civil engineering as my major not by force but by passion. This is why no matter ho…

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I am going to talk about what spend my extra time doing during the past two years until that has affected my studies and lifestyle. First of all, it was a challenged to go out of my comfort zone. I joined Bible study since my freshmen year, this club was the beginning to how I join all other club…

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As a scholarship recipient holding the responsibility of an ambassador, I am gladly enjoying sharing my culture with people who I meet in the community I live in, classes and at the international events. Although the benefits of our presence may not cause a great impact, that is not what we are comi…

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The Roller Coaster Semester

Posted on: 20 October 2017 BY: ADa

This semester is a roller coaster, which caused so much pressure. However, one thing I really like from my university is that it provides many entertaining events or activities for students to do when they are dealing with stress from classes. A couple of weeks ago university provided a really excit…

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