The US Embassy by means of its EducationUSA platform, in partnership with EdPrograms, organized an unique US College Truthful on the Renaissance Dhaka Gulshan Resort on Friday.
This honest is a part of the Fall 2022 EdTour South Asia program, an initiative of EdPrograms that provides US establishments of upper training an opportunity to satisfy potential undergraduate and graduate college students in Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan.
Officers from 17 US faculties and universities together with DePaul College, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical College, Iowa State College, New York Institute of Expertise, New York College Tandon Faculty of Engineering, Tempo College, Quinnipiac College, Savannah School of Artwork and Design, Siena School , Stony Brook College, George Washington College, College of Delaware, College of Houston-Victoria, College of Kansas, College of Northern Iowa, College of South Dakota, and Western Kentucky College, participated and guided the US training aspirants all through the day-long honest
College students on the honest had alternatives to work together and communicate with US college admission officers face-to-face about admission necessities and scholarship alternatives, whereas additionally receiving recommendations on submitting their functions correctly.
Moreover, this system additionally featured data classes led by US Embassy officers and EducationUSA advisors concerning the F-1 pupil visa course of and different matters associated to the US greater training system.
On Friday afternoon, US Ambassador to Bangladesh Peter Haas visited the honest, and praised the initiative of EducationUSA and EdPrograms for arranging the honest for potential college students who’ve been taking a look at the USA as a vacation spot for training.
“Though there are 17 faculties and universities collaborating right here, there are greater than 4,000 accredited faculties and universities in the USA. Bangladesh already has nearly 9,000 of its college students already finding out in the USA which is the biggest vacation spot on the planet for college students to check. Undergraduate college students can get nice alternatives on the super faculties and avail all types of issues exterior of the lecture rooms – whether or not it is golf equipment, whether or not it is the scholar governments, whether or not it is sports activities – whereas on the graduate stage, the scholars will be on the prime educational applications of the world with the highest researchers, and the primary assets on the planet. Altogether, the US is a superb place to check.”
“Along with the 17 faculties and universities which can be collaborating right here, the US Embassy by means of EducationUSA presents free recommendation to the individuals who wish to examine in the USA. So individuals who may also help the aspirants get by means of the loopy proceedings concerning making use of, writing SOPs, exams or determining the fee procedures or apply for scholarships. And all of those companies are free on the 4 facilities of EducationUSA round Bangladesh,” Ambassador Haas talked about.
Representing the College of Houston-Victoria, Dr Ludmi Herath, director of the Worldwide Packages at UHV, informed UNB that the Bangladeshi college students can avail greater training at universities such because the UHV, primarily based on their educational performances and in addition can get benefit scholarships.
“At UHV, if college students have GPA 2.00 on a scale of GPA 4.00, they’ll apply to pursue their undergraduate and graduate applications. Every of our applications require particular necessities, for instance if somebody needs to pursue our Laptop Science program then we require the collected GPA of the scholar which is 3.00 and above on a scale of GPA 4.00, or the scholar requires an satisfactory GRE rating. Our take a look at necessities are non-obligatory which suggests we don’t want GRE or GMAT testing scores. Now if somebody is on the lookout for the Forensic Psychology program, then we do require basis ranges and GRE testing. So testing varies or modifications from program to program.”
When UNB requested about the important thing challenges that Bangladeshi college students want to beat to handle scholarships, she mentioned, “One of many key challenges for Bangladeshi college students is fundings. Finding out within the US is pricey, however there are a number of methods by means of which college students can handle fundings. such because the scholarships, grants, and educating assistantship applications. For Bangladeshi college students, we do provide automated scholarships starting from US$3,000, after which additionally college students can apply for scholarships upto US$10,000. In Texas at UHV, we’re listed because the fifth most inexpensive college within the US, giving college students from Bangladesh nice alternatives to check for an inexpensive value.”
Until 7:00pm, representatives like Dr. Herath answered and guided the aspiring future college students and their queries concerning the education schemes within the US. “That is definitely an incredible alternative for us to be taught concerning the micro and macro stage necessities of various famend universities below one roof, alongside this system particulars, funding alternatives and different required issues,” Syed Abrar Hossain, a Dhaka College Division of Improvement Research graduate, informed UNB.
EducationUSA is the US Division of State’s community of over 425 worldwide pupil advising facilities in 178 nations. The community promotes US greater training to college students world wide by providing correct, complete, and present details about alternatives to check at accredited establishments in the USA.
EducationUSA additionally gives companies to the US greater training group to assist institutional leaders meet their recruitment and campus internationalization targets.
In Bangladesh, EducationUSA advising companies and reference supplies can be found throughout the nation on the American Middle on the US Embassy in Dhaka, the Edward M. Kennedy Middle for Public Service and the Arts in Dhanmondi, and nearly in Chittagong.
EducationUSA reference libraries and distant advising companies are additionally accessible in collaboration with the American Corners in Khulna, Sylhet, and Rajshahi. All EducationUSA companies are freed from cost.