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What resources are available to international students at HBCUs?

Hi everyone! I'm an international student from Brazil and I'm super interested in the vibrant culture and history of HBCUs. I'm just not sure what kind of support or resources these universities offer for someone coming from another country. Can anyone share their experiences or knowledge about international student programs, financial aid options, or just general advice for international applicants considering an HBCU?

7 months ago

Hello! I'm glad to hear of your interest in HBCUs. Many HBCUs provide a welcoming environment for international students and have dedicated offices for international affairs. These offices typically offer a range of services, such as assistance with visa processes, orientation programs tailored to the needs of international students, and help with finding accommodation.

As for financial aid, options may vary by institution, but some HBCUs do offer scholarships specifically for international students. It's important to research each HBCU you're interested in to determine what kind of financial assistance they might provide.

General advice for international applicants would include starting the application process early to ensure that all paperwork, including student visas, are in order. Reach out directly to the international student office of the HBCUs you're considering to get the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Additionally, connecting with current international students at these institutions through social media or student forums can provide you with valuable insights and advice. Best of luck with your endeavors!

7 months ago

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