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 Veronica Pereira

Time management is the key

Posted on: 31 January 2019 BY: VPereira

Fall semester is my favorite semester in college life because there are a lot of events and the weather is mostly nice (nature turns its color beautifully) which makes it a good time to be outside in nature. Walking into my…

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As the steps move forward, I am more in love with my college institute and learning so much more as well as enjoy the weather (Summer to Fall). I Love many things that the University of Arkansas offers. One of the best thing I enjoy is that many people are so friendly and so helpful, which makes me …

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Studying in The United States

Posted on: 14 July 2016 BY: VPereira

Study abroad is one of the most interesting things that an individual can enjoy in his/her life. Many people think that it is difficult to be away from family, friends, food, and so on. Obviously, it is challenging. However, this is an amazing chance for participants to explore a new place and share…

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My First Few Days Experiences in The United StatesWhen I arrived at St Micheal's College I thought things may be difficult for me, being both a new student and from a far away country. I thought it would be hard for me to adjust as I was going to be the oldest freshman studying Intern…

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When I was a child, I fell in love with America as soon as I looked at its flag. Because of this, I dreamed of visiting this wonderful place one day. When I graduated from my senior high school, I had worked with a local NGO (Empreza Diâ'ak) in Timor-Leste. I got a chance to meet with lots of inter…

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