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 Gerardo Mayella Da Cruz Abi

Finding my true passion

Posted on: 31 October 2018 BY: GMayella

Thinking about the prospect of future career can be intimidating and confusing especially, when we must choose one out of equally interesting options. I think these emotions are quite reasonable because we realize that this important choice would lead us into completely different path in life, and s…

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My University

Posted on: 31 October 2017 BY: GMayella

It has been virtually two and a half years since I stepped my feet at the University of Arkansas for the first and I am grateful being sent to this state university for several reasons. The first thing that I found it remarkable about my campus is its international organizations. Known as Internati…

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It is always fascinating for foreign students to study in a new country especially in a country like the United States where students have enormous opportunity to experience new values, wonderful outdoor adventures, cultural diversity and the best academic life. Although it sounds exciting, it is…

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Being selected as one of USTL scholars was one of the best things that ever happened to me. Not only did it allow me to pursue an engineering degree in one of the most technologically advanced countries on earth, the United States of America, but it also provided a remarkable opportunity to accompli…

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