Ten U.S. colleges and universities to visit Kyrgyz Republic on EducationUSA Eurasia and Central Asia Tour

EducationUSA, the U.S. government’s official resource for students interested in pursuing higher education opportunities in the United States, will host the first-ever combined EducationUSA Eurasia and Central Asia Tour, with the tour launching in the Kyrgyz Republic on October 11. Ten U.S. colleges and universities will participate in the tour to share information about education opportunities in the U.S. with interested students and educators.

As part of the tour’s stop in the Kyrgyz Republic, EducationUSA Kyrgyzstan will be hosting two major U.S. University Fairs, in Osh and in Bishkek. The Osh event will be held on Saturday, October 12 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Hotel Classic (143 Alieva Street). The Bishkek event will take place on Sunday, October 13 from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Damas International Hotel (107 Zhumabek).

The EducationUSA U.S. University Fairs will include representatives of U.S. colleges and universities and will feature workshops and presentations. The Fairs will also include information about scholarships and grants to finance U.S. study, as well as general information about undergraduate and graduate opportunities to study in the United States either directly or through exchange programs.

The EducationUSA U.S. University Fairs will provide an opportunity for interested students, parents, and educators to interact with U.S. college and university representatives, learn about the U.S. college application process, and identify educational programs and resources available to interested students from the Kyrgyz Republic. The events are free and open to the public. Interested individuals are encouraged to register here: www.tinyurl.com/edusafair

EducationUSA provides free advising services to prospective international students in more than 170 countries and helps students navigate the five steps to U.S. study—researching schools, financing, completing the application, obtaining a student visa, and preparing for departure—and offers resources and tools for each step.  There are more than 4,500 accredited higher education institutions in the United States and an EducationUSA adviser can assist students narrow their options, define their priorities, and plan their college careers.  The program does not offer scholarships, but can assist students in locating scholarship opportunities as they consider their options for funding a degree.

You can find more information about EducationUSA on Facebook at @EducationUSAKyrgyzstan.