This section is designed for students from the NIS hoping to study in the US. The following links include information on local educational advising centers and advising resources on the Internet, lists of schools, and information on funding programs and institutions. Any comments or additions to this page can be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org
IREX - US
IREX - Russia
IREX, or the International Research and Exchange Board, is a non-profit organization founded in 1968 to administer academic exchanges between the United States and the Soviet Union. IREX efforts have expanded to encompass professional training, institution building, technical assistance, and policy programs with the Newly Independent States, and Central and Eastern Europe among others.
OSEAS Europe Internet Resources
Another comprehensive site for advisors and students alike. Sections available on this site include: US and Canadian Universities, links specific for Fields of Study, International Education and Advising, Financial Aid, Testing and more.
Study in the USA: A Resource for International Students
Provides guidance for students considering study in the US. Includes information on
testing, visas, admission procedures, and choosing a college. A great place to start.
U.S. Network for Education Information: Maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, this site contains information on the structure of American education, institutions, and studying and teaching in the U.S.
WWW Resources for Educational Advisors compiled by
Marianne Ruane, ACTR/ACCELS Moscow
Suitable under many of the categories on this page, this site has links of interest to Educational Advisors as well as for students who want to study overseas. Each section contains direct links to all the databases of information available on the Web on certain topics. The sections available on this page include: International Education, US Universities, Financial Aid, Testing, Publications, European EACs and more.
OSEAS Europe Internet Resources
Along with its great list of International Educational Advising resources, this page provides a number of links to databases of both US and Canadian universities available on the Web.
European Training Foundation Web Site
The European Training Foundation (ETF) promotes cooperation and co-ordination of assistance in the field of vocational training reform in Central and Eastern Europe and the New Independent States and Mongolia (called the partner countries).
Financial Aid Information Page
The site is sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). The page for International students states that funding for International students is difficult to find, but they provide a number of publications, organizations and loans available to foreign students.
Internet Funding Information
Includes a long list of Web sites for charitable, philanthropic and funding organizations on the Internet. Although not designed for educational funding, there are a number of databases to search which will provide helpful leads, and lists of organizations and foundation which may be willing to sponsor students. (This information is also available on Marianne's page)