In this issue: Central America Scholarship Program, Loans for US Students Studying Abroad, Tuition Waivers, and more!

Financial Aid Newsletter

November - Issue #8

Welcome to the November issue of our Financial Aid Newsletter for international and study abroad students, brought to you by, and

In this month’s newsletter: We are announcing a brand new scholarship opportunity, you can learn about the options for US students studying abroad, read our guide to tuition waivers for international students and get an update on the International Student Travel Video Contest.

The International Financial Aid Team


Central America Scholarship Program

We're all about encouraging and promoting international education, and we are proud to announce a new scholarship program brought to you by and MPOWER. If you’re from Central America you might be eligible to apply for the chance to be one of three winners in our scholarship to receive up to $3,000 USD. Find out more and apply online:

Loans for US Students Studying Abroad

American students who plan to study abroad fall into two main categories. There are those who intend to study abroad for a short time during their program of study at a US institution - by spending a semester abroad, for example. Then there are others who intend to complete their entire degree abroad as a foreign-enrolled student.

Find out more about the funding opportunities with these two handy resources:

Tuition Waivers for International Students in the US

Many US colleges and universities do not offer as many traditional types of financial aid for international students as they do for students who are citizens of the United States. However, international students who are in need of financial assistance can look into whether or not their US college or university offers tuition waivers for international students. Learn what tuition waivers and how to explore if they’re available to you. Travel Video Contest Finalists

The 14th annual Travel Video Contest is now closed for voting, and the Viewer’s Choice Winner has been announced! Congratulations to Sofía Celine Noriega Ramos for her video Every Corner of the World Will be my Home! Watch Sofía's video and see why visitors to chose her entry as their favorite. is also thrilled to announce that 12 other finalists will continue into the last round of the contest with Sofía. See who is in the running to win one of many cash prizes including the $4,000 Grand prize, $500 Second Place prize, $250 Third Place prize and the new $500 GoAbroad Choice award. All winners will be announced on the last day of International Education Week: November 22nd- stay tuned!

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