United States–Timor-Leste (USTL) Scholarship Program

2013 USTL Finalists

The East-West Center is pleased to announce that the three finalists for the U.S.–Timor-Leste (USTL) Scholarship Program have been selected.

Finalists and Major Field of Study

  • Mr. Joctan Dos Reis LOPES - BA candidate in Marine Science
  • Ms. Josefina Maria PEREIRA - BA candidate in Administration of Justice
  • Mr. Paul Marto PINTO - BA candidate in Communication

The USTL Scholarship Program received many strong applications this year, and the East-West Center would like to congratulate all three finalists and wish them well as they begin their studies in the United States in January 2014.

The next round of competition will be held beginning in summer 2014 for new USTL scholarships that will begin in 2015.

If you are considering applying for the scholarship, you may be interested in viewing last year's scholarship announcement, application form, and required supporting documents in the links below for reference purposes only.

Please return to the USTL website in July of 2014 for the new scholarship announcement and updated, downloadable forms for the application process.

Hard copy application packets will also be available at the Embassy of the United States of America in Dili, Timor-Leste.

Thank you for your interest in the U.S.–Timor-Leste (USTL) Scholarship Program and in the East-West Center.


Information and Forms (for reference only)

  1. USTL 2013 Information for Applicants [pdf] [doc]
  2. USTL 2013 Application [pdf] [doc]
  3. USTL 2013 Academic Reference [pdf] [doc]
  4. USTL 2013 Personal Reference [pdf] [doc]