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How and why students at US universities get funded

April 19, 2012 by app2usadvisor  
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Most prospective students have a vague idea that many students at US universities are funded as Teaching or Research assistants or via scholarships or fellowships. This post analyzes why US university system funds its students. If you understand the inner workings of funding, you have a better chance of [...]

How to search for student worker jobs on campus

August 5, 2010 by app2usadvisor  
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Most of incoming students are not funded from the beginning, and they need to look for student worker jobs to support themselves. In addition to money, these jobs can help gain some valuable experience and open some doors for possible assistantship at the same place. Here are some tips [...]

Funding at US Universities – TA RA and Fellowships

June 4, 2010 by app2usadvisor  
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A key attraction of US universities is that in addition to quality education and research, plenty of funding opportunities exist. Most of the applicants including the users of are very much interested in getting funded. While there is no magic wand for funding, it helps to understand the [...]

Scholarships for Indian students in the USA

May 26, 2009 by app2usadvisor  
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This is a very frequently asked question at Why a post for Indian students? 2 reasons: A. Indian students form a sizable number of student population at the us universities. B. A high number of users come from India. We will strive to write articles that benefit students [...]

Sahu Jain Trust educational scholarships

May 16, 2009 by app2usadvisor  
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Sahu Jain trust of The Times of India group announced its 2009-2010 need-cum-merit based educational scholarships. There are two scholarship categories, inland scholarships and overseas loan scholarships. The overseas loan scholarships are strictly for technical subjects to be undertaken by graduates/ post graduates. If the number of zeroes in the announcement [...]

Narotam Sekhsaria Loan Scholarships

February 14, 2009 by app2usadvisor  
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We recently found this loan scholarship program. It sounds somewhat interesting at the same time raises some red flags.

According to the foundation website, “The objective of the Scholarship Program is to evolve a group of young professionals and leaders of higher caliber imbued with values of entrepreneurship and ethics. This program [...]

co-signer of a student loan

December 29, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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Applicants to US universities like to explore and exhaust every potential source of funding. With drying up of fellowships and scholarships, students explore education loans offered in their home countries and in USA. Very few loans are available to international students.

Almost all personal loans in USA are tracked via credit reports. [...]

Indo-US Research Fellowships – deadline 31 Dec 2008

December 24, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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In an effort to augment scientific excellence in emerging areas of science and technology, the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) in association with Science and Engineering Research Council (SERC) of Department of Science and Technology (DST) announce the Indo-US Research Fellowships. The objective of these fellowships is to enable young [...]

2008 Tylenol Scholarships – deadline 15th May

May 10, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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170 students will be awarded scholarships of $1000 and $5000. Application deadline is 15th May 2008. Winners will be declared by July of 2008.
The Tylenol Scholarship program is now in its sixteenth year. This year, up to $350,000 in scholarships will be awarded to future doctors, nurses and other health professionals.
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In state tuition and out of state tuition

April 9, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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In state tuition and out of state tuition


Private Universities have a flat fee. Public Universities offer a lower tuition fee to the residents of their own state. This lower fee is referred to as in-state tuition. Only US citizens and permanent residents who belong to that US state are eligible for in-state benefits. [...]

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