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Wednesday, 21 January 2009

More resources... UK and USA

UNITED KINGDOM

www.aboutus.org/Britain-Info.org
www.fco.gov.uk/en/
This British Embassy answers most questions you will have about the United Kingdom.

www.hero.ac.uk/uk/studying/international_students__guide.cfm
Describes itself as the official online gateway to Higher Education and Research in the UK. There's a specific section for international students.

USA
www.edupass.org
EduPass gives a good introduction to student issues like housing, visas, credential evaluation, American history and culture. Also provides a list of US colleges and universities that give financial aid to the greatest number of international students.

www.usjournal.com
Provides a search tool for campuses in the US based on academic level, course, amount you can pay and geographic preference. Lists education fairs but unfortunately, there's none for the Philippines.

www.iie.org
The Institute of International Education website provides detailed descriptions of the institute's grant programs for US and international students to study in the US.

http://exchanges.state.gov
Government grants, fellowships and student exchanges for international students to study in the US. Includes link to Fulbright Program.

www.abroadplanet.com/schol1.html
Aside from being a survival guide for international students, it also provides information on scholarships available to them.

www.collegeboard.com
Links on how to prepare for college (SAT, etc.), finding a college, applying for college and paying for it. Targeted towards undergrads.

www.isoa.org
Insternational Student Organization's information health insurance for foreign students and non-US citizens.

www.aauw.org/education/fga/fellowships_grants/international.cfm
The AAUW Education Foundation offers graduate fellowships to women with Bachelor's degrees (or the equivalent). Candidates cannot be citizens or permanent residents of the US. These fellowships are meant to support graduate students writing doctoral dissertations and post-doctoral scholars conducting research in the United States. The fellowship for 2009 schoolyear has passed.

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