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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At Northwest College, the spirit of cultural exchange thrives through the Friendship Family program. This unique initiative pairs international students with local families, providing them with an opportunity to immerse themselves in American culture and form lasting connections. Through this progra…

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Hey, I’m back again! It’s been a while since I wrote my last blog. In this blog, I’m going to write about how I celebrated my last Christmas here in the US, it was another dream being fulfilled! Remember my friend Amelia who invited me over during summer, well last Christmas she invited me ov…

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Spring break, a time of adventure , presented the perfect opportunity for a memorable road trip from Powell to Casper, Wyoming. Accompanied by my college friend Sable, we set out to explore the diverse landscapes and charming towns along the way. Passing through Thermopolis and Shoshoni, we embarked…

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IT'S ONLY GETTING BUSIER

Posted on: 10 February 2023 BY: ASoares

I honestly lost track of time. While writing this blog, I realized that this is already my second year in the U.S pursuing my degree in my host institution. As people say, it is true that when you are busy studying what you love, time goes by so fast, and I am ready for what is coming next semester.…

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Taste the Nation

Posted on: 07 February 2023 BY: AMaria

Taste The Nation Located in northwest of Wyoming, Powell, the home of Northwest College and the home to 73 International students. Every year, to celebrate the diversity that the college has, the International Office organize an event called Taste the Nation. Taste the Nation is an event where al…

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Trip to Seattle

Posted on: 07 February 2023 BY: AMaria

Seattle – Washington In the beginning of this year, I start with a road trip from Waterloo, Montana to the rainy state, Seattle Washington. It took us 8 hours to drive to Tukwila, Seattle. Along the way, the view was beautiful! From the forest covered in snow along the way in Missoula to Idaho. …

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Nelson’s Blog: Culture-Shock about Gender Identity. As an international student in the United States, there are several experiences and challenges that you might encounter during your stay. Culture shock: Moving to a new country can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. You may feel out …

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Mall of America is the biggest shopping mall in the United States, located in Bloomington, Minneapolis. It took 4 and half hours to drive by Bus from Appleton. This trip was organized by Student Life at FVTC and was open for all students and employees to join. It was also a great opportunity to be a…

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