US Suspends Immigration – What does that mean for you?

Information About the Presidential Proclamation Suspending Entry of Certain Immigrants Yesterday evening the President issued a proclamation suspending the entry of immigrants for a period of 60 days. The measure was first announced in a tweet sent out by the President on Monday night. Because we know that many of you are concerned as to whether and how this may affect you, we want to … Continue reading US Suspends Immigration – What does that mean for you?

The Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF)

The application period for the 2019 Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) is now open.   The fellowship commonly referred to as Young African Leadership Institute Fellows is funded by the United States Government through their State Department and was initiated under former President Barack Obama and continued under current President Donald Trump.

The application will close on October 10, 2018. No applications will be accepted after this date.  Don’t wait until the last minute to complete your application. Prepare early and take the time to thoughtfully compose your answers before you fill out and submit your application.

The department has put together a publication with advice from former Fellows on successfully navigating the application process.  It can be accessed at The Fellowship Application Insider

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Avoid Scholarship Scams

It’s a story that college admissions officers have heard too often. Iregi Macharia*, a secondary school student from Kenya, received an official-looking email from a man who promised to find him a full scholarship to UCLA, for a modest fee. The man said that he had been given Iregi’s name by one of his teachers, who wanted to remain anonymous. Iregi followed the link in … Continue reading Avoid Scholarship Scams

Admissions 101

If you’re like most international students, the U.S. college admissions process seems extremely complex and confusing. Don’t worry! There are actually just a few parts to the college admission application. Understanding them, and the process, is the first step toward getting into the U.S. college of your dreams! The college admission process is simple. Basically, you fill out an application and get it in before … Continue reading Admissions 101

African Women’s Public Service Fellowship

OVERVIEW The African Women’s Public Service Fellowship, made possible by a donation from the Oprah Winfrey Foundation, expands the opportunity for African women to impact for public service in their home countries. The Fellowship provides full tuition, fees, housing or a housing stipend (if enrolling in the Global EMPA program), travel to and from the United States, and a small stipend to cover books and … Continue reading African Women’s Public Service Fellowship