Finance Your Studies

EducationUSA Interactive

Description:  This webchat is a part of the EdUSA Interactive webchat series, helping international students understand EducationUSA’s 5 Steps to U.S. Study.

Are you interested in studying in the U.S. but unsure if you can afford it?  Costs may seem prohibitive, but there are many avenues to financing an education at any U.S. college or university.  This EducationUSA Interactive webinar has answers!   

Join U.S. higher education experts, currently-enrolled international students, and a U.S. Department of State official for an introduction to financing your U.S. studies.

Find out how thousands of international students earn outstanding U.S. degrees while managing costs.  Ask questions and learn how U.S. campuses work with international students to meet their needs.

Learn about:

  • Merit-based Scholarships
  • Financial Aid
  • Fellowships
  • Work Study

This free, online discussion is open to the public and will include a moderated conversation with questions submitted live from the online audience.

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Meet the Speaker: Elaine Pawlik has been working within International Education for the last eight years. She has been with the University of the District of Columbia since 2016 and has enjoyed working in several different capacities with international students, including Admissions and Student Services.

After completing a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Loyola University New Orleans, Elaine spent over three years living and working in South Korea. Much of her time was spent immersing herself in different cultures and traveling throughout Asia.  Elaine loves working with international students and is rewarded by creating support systems and resources for them while they study here in America.