The number of science and engineering students from abroad jumped 20% at American institutions in the 2008-09 academic year, with the biggest gains recorded in engineering and computer science. Science and engineering students now comprise about half of all international students in the U.S. and nearly two-thirds of international graduate students.
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Americas exchanges, funding, graduate, students, undergraduateThe Freeman-Asia program, a joint undertaking of the Freeman Foundation and the Institute of International Education (IIE), offers grants to undergraduates for study in Asia. The awards range from $3,000 for a summer program to $7,000 for an academic year, and have no discipline restrictions. The Freeman-Asia program has supported more than 3…
Americas funding, graduate, loans, Pell grants, undergraduateA committee of the U.S. House of Representatives approved yesterday the College Cost Reduction Act of 2007, which promises to reduce the cost of government student loans and increase the number and size of Pell grants. Provisions of the bill call for cutting student-loan interest rates by half over the next 5 years, increasing federal…