EducationUSA announces International Education Week Events for Filipinos

Manila, November 12, 2021The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines and EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official source of information on U.S. higher education, invite all Filipinos interested in studying in the United States to join International Education Week (IEW) events from November 15 to 19. 

On Monday, November 15, EducationUSA will host a virtual college essay workshop and financial aid walkthrough for high school students interested in studying in an accredited U.S. higher education institution. 

Working professionals and those interested in graduate studies in the United States can tune in to the Embassy’s “Road to International Education” episode on Facebook at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 17.  Participants of this event can also join EducationUSA’s free advising session for prospective graduate students on Friday, November 19, for any follow-up concerns on their college plans. 

On November 18, EducationUSA and the Commission on Higher Education are holding the eighth session of the Pathways to Opportunity series that will outline best practices on signing MOUs for higher education institutions. 

Registration details for these and all EducationUSA events can be found at https://educationusaph.org/IEW2021 

Since 2019, EducationUSA advisees have received more than Php115 million in financial aid from accredited U.S. higher education institutions. 

EducationUSA provides free advising services to prospective international students in more than 170 countries and offers students resources and tools to help navigate the five steps to U.S. study: researching schools, identifying financial aid opportunities, completing applications, obtaining a student visa, and preparing for departure.  There are more than 4,700 accredited higher education institutions in the United States, and an EducationUSA adviser can help students narrow their options, define their priorities, and plan their college careers. 

EducationUSA does not offer scholarships but can assist students in identifying scholarship and financial assistance opportunities. 

You can find more information about EducationUSA at https://educationusaph.org/about.