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Earn a Degree and a Scholarship in the USA

August 2014

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Universities in America are still the number one choice for international students and have the highest number of world ranked universities. Studying in the USA gives you the chance to expand your career options, explore a huge and diverse nation, and learn from internationally-renowned teachers and researchers at USA universities & colleges.

Indian students are pursuing higher education in the UK in record numbers, representing the second largest number of international students there. Nitin Udamale currently doing MSc Computer Forensic at University of Glasgow says "Studying in USA not only helps you get global knowledge but also gives you the chance to interact with people from all over. It gives you the freedom to choose modules within courses as per your interest and get a world class education."

The choice of Universities in USA is the largest in the world. An American college is usually smaller and offers only undergraduate degrees, while a USA university also offers graduate degrees. In each US University or college you will find schools (or faculties) that specialize in a subject area like Business. No matter what and where you want to study, there is a course that is right for you.

For many of the 500,000 international students who study in USA Universities each year, the freedom to choose and change subjects and schools is also big advantage. You can begin your studies in a smaller US college, complete a two-year associate degree, and then transfer to a USA university for further study.

When to submit your application, when and how to apply for a US student visa and English language requirements are just some of the questions international students face when wanting to study in the USA.

1. Main intake is in September with a smaller intake in January

2. Application deadline for September intake is March or April - earlier for more competitive courses

3. Minimum visa requirements - Acceptance form from your chosen university, application fee and evidence of financial ability to cover costs (tuition and living expenses. Visit the United States Student Visa website for more information or read our guide to USA student visas.

4. Preferred English language test is TOEFL.

There are literally hundreds of scholarships available in Universities in US. They range from a fee discount of as little as US$500 to over US$40,000 a year.

It's important to remember that each scholarship has different requirements. So don't limit yourself to just one, but make sure you write a different application each and every time.

Applying for a scholarship is just like applying for a job. The one that has your name on it will require the exact skills, experience and potential that you offer. If you have already laid a solid foundation for your future career, you're already halfway to win the scholarship you deserve.

Scholarships for international studies are limited and very competitive, so make others plans to fund your studies as well. You will need to apply early.

We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective of their destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host university delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 525 universities in 14 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

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