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EducationUSA at American Councils

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Adviser Name(s):Aleksandra Popovic
Email:educationusa@americancouncilssee.org
Phone: + 387 33 21 20 76 | Fax: + 387 33 21 20 76
Mailing Address: Kralja Tvrtka 13
Walk-Up Address: Same as mailing address
Center Hours:Monday - Friday:  09:00 - 17:00
 Saturday - Sunday:  Closed

Center Website: http://www.educationusa.ba

Skype Name: educationusa-sarajevo | Facebook Profile | Become a Fan on Facebook | YouTube Channel

Center Description: EducationUSA BiH pri American Councils for International Education je posvećen davanju tačnih, nepristranih, iscrpnih, objektivnih informacija o obrazovnim institucijama u Sjedinjenim Državama. Savjetovanje uključuje razne teme uključujući izabrane institucije, identificiranje mogućnosti za finansijsku pomoć, razumijevanje procesa prijema, apliciranje za studentsku vizu, pomoć pri prijevodu dokumenata, pripremanje za život u drugoj kulturi te pronalaženje mogućnosti za zapošljavanje po povratku kući.

EducationUSA BiH također pruža informacije o idućim stipendijama finansiranim od strane SAD Vlade za BiH: Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES), Junior Faculty Development Program (JFDP), Fulbright Student Program, Fulbright Scholar Program, Fulbright Science and Technology Program, Fulbright Visiting Specialist Program, Hubert H. Humphrey Program.

Za informacije o obrazovnom sistemu u Bosni i Hercegovini molimo pogledajte internet stranicu Federalnog Ministarstva obrazovanja na http://www.fmon.gov.ba/ i Ministarstva prosvjete i kulture Republike Srpske na http://www.vladars.net/sr-sp-latn/vlada/ministarstva/mpk/Pages/Splash.aspx

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American Corner Mostar, round table discussion- Graduate Study in the US

Advising Center Services

Cost Service
Free One-on-one advising
Free Advising by appointment
Free Drop-in advising
Free Regularly scheduled introductory presentations / sessions
Free Library hours
Both Translations
Fee Translation certification
 

Higher Education Fairs

1 Organizer: EducationUSA center
Dates: 2013-10-05
Anticipated Audience: 300+
For More Information: Contact educationusa@americancouncilssee.org
 
2 Organizer: EductionUSA Banja Luka
Dates: 2012-10-06
Anticipated Audience: 100+
For More Information: Contact educationusa@americancouncilssee.org
 
3 Organizer: University of Sarajevo
Dates: 2013-09-17
Anticipated Audience: 1000+
For More Information: Contact educationusa@americancouncilssee.org
 

Program Highlights

Presentation of New York University, Abu Dhabi campus

NYU AbuDhabi, in cooperation with EducationUSA center presented its school at two events in Druga gimnazija and Prva bosnjacka gimnazija in Sarajevo. After explaining admission requirements, financial aid opportunities and what kinds of students they are looking for, they have received several very good applications from these schools, which resulted in admission of a few candidates. EducationUSA center had an important role of connecting NYU representative with relevant school counselors, helping out students in application process and recommending schools and organizing school visits.


College Fair, Sarajevo 2012

In October 2012, 12 universities have visited Sarajevo for the first ever College Fair. Over 300 very interested students participated in the fair, and the end result was that all the represented schools had applicants from students coming to the fair.


Upcoming Events

No upcoming events are currently scheduled.
 

Special Programs

Name of program: Opportunity
Deadline: May 1, July 1, September 1, November 1 2013 January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1, 2014
Contact: educationusa@americancouncilssee.org
Brief description of the award, application process:
Opportunity funds, available through EducationUSA advising centers in many countries, support exceptionally well-qualified students of limited financial means with the up-front costs of applying to undergraduate or graduate degree programs at accredited U.S. colleges and universities. Opportunity funds may be used to pay the costs of test preparation and fees, visa and application fees, transportation costs, books, and settling-in allowances.

Scheduled Pre-Departure Orientations

No pre-departure orientations are currently scheduled.
 

Country-based Financial Aid Opportunities

Name of program: Global Supplementary Grant Program
Deadline:
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Level of Study: Doctoral
Majors Eligible: humanities and social sciences
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award:
Website: www.soros.org/initiatives/scholarship/focus_areas/global_supplementary
Email:
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

Offers grants to students from Bosnia and other select countries for doctoral studies in the humanities and social sciences at accredited universities in the U.S. and other countries. Funded by the
Open Society Foundations.



Name of program: Roma Supplementary Scholarship Grant Programme
Deadline:
Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina
Level of Study: Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral, Post-Doc
Majors Eligible:
Max amount of award:
Duration of Award:
Website: ref.rmusp.org/roma-supplementary-grant-scholarship
Email:
Contact:
Brief description of the award, application process:

Provides partial support to Roma students who are citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina, or other select countries, for pursuit of bachelor, master’s, Ph.D. or post-doctoral education as full-time
students at a recognized and well-established university outside of their home country or their country of residence. Funded by the Roma Education Fund.



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