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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The Year of Transition

Posted on: 25 October 2015 BY: LDe

The first year was more of like a self-insertion to this new environment of the University of Minnesota and the state, and this year myself has been taken to a whole new level, academically and socially. Just a reminder, I was a transfer student to the University of Minnesota after my post-completio…

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Travelling in the US tips and tricks

Posted on: 16 October 1900 BY: JSavio

Traveling around the U.S.: tips and tricks The United States is one of my favorite countries to explore. There are so many things to see, from breathtaking National Parks, tropical places, cold places to big cities that you may know from movies, Tv shows or even video games. It seems very expensive…

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Initial Steps to the Opened Gate

Posted on: 30 November -0001 BY: LDe

My summer started off with my graduation walk. It was a remarkable experience that I looked up most throughout my college career. Walking at Mariucci Arena (Gopher’s Hockey Home) surrounded by the enthusiasts of their children’s achievements I somehow felt propelled, even though, my family was n…

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Summer in Timor!

Posted on: 30 November -0001 BY: MLiu

After 2 straight years living abroad as student in Vermont U.S.A , coming home was the best gift ever. My parents organized a huge feast and invited our big family as a welcome home celebration. I was tired with jet lag but was so happy to see all my families faces. They were curious to hear about m…

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Academics

Posted on: 30 November -0001 BY: MLiu

Vermont is one of the most friendly states in the US and Saint Michael’s College is part of it. People are friendly and honest, it’s so easy to make friends here. That reminds me of my home country Timor. It’s a small state with breathtaking views. It is so green in the summer, so white in the…

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New University and New Experience

Posted on: 30 November -0001 BY: NDe

As I transferred to West Virginia University during second summer term, everything is doing great so far to both my study and some social activities that I involved. As WVU is way bigger than West Liberty University, there are few things that make both universities different from each other. The cla…

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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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