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Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF)

We are excited to announce that international students may be eligible for $1000 in Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF III).

Beginning June 9th, 2021, international students are eligible to apply for these funds who demonstrate exceptional financial need due to COVID-19. Awards will be given on a quarterly basis. Please visit the International Education HEERF III website for more information and directions on how to apply for funds.

Please check your Bellevue College email on 6/9/2021 for updates.


Start Studying from Home!

With the Overseas Online Program, you can save time and money. Start taking classes from the comfort of your home while waiting to get your F-1 visa. Don’t delay!

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Limited Hybrid Courses

Education And Social Distancing. Smiling international male students wearing protective face masks greeting each other and waving hello at the classroom. Men sitting at desks, studying.

Bellevue College (BC) will continue to offer limited hybrid classes in both Intensive English and College Programs for new/initial international students in Summer Quarter 2021.  

The College has implemented strict “Safe Return to Campus” plans to ensure the safety of our students and staff while maintaining to provide an exceptional educational experience to all our students.  

As per the State of Washington announcement on Mar 31, 2021, ALL residents 16 years old and over will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting from Apr 15, 2021, including international students arriving at Bellevue College. The re-opening phase has accelerated, and it is time to apply and prepare to study in the USA!


Top 10 Reasons to Choose Bellevue College

1. Locations – high tech central city

2. Academic Excellence

3. More programs offered than any other similar level schools in WA

4. University Transfer with 17 different universities

5. High Return on Investment (or Affordability)

6. On campus student housing

7. Possibility for 2 OPT opportunities (for students who continue pursuing bachelor’s at BC)

8. International Student Support

9. Leadership and Development Opportunities

10. Student diversity

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What’s Happening

International Student Association/Global Leader Cultural Lunches

Be sure to check your BC email for links to join the events this quarter!

Are you interested in being a student at Bellevue College? International Education has several events throughout the month with partners all over the world.

To sign-up, please scan the QR code, or email Lei He, the Assistant Director of International Recruitment, at lei.he@bellevuecollege.edu.

QR code for prospective students

6/4/2021 – Webinar with Team Sugi, Japan

6/12/2021 – 6/13/2021 – Sun Education Summer 2021 Online Education Expo

6/14/2021 – 6/18/2021 – Department of Commerce Virtual Connection Event: Europe and Eurasia Regions

6/15/2021 – Webinar with Team Sugi, Japan

6/18/2021 – Webinar with Springboard4Education Cambodia. Co-presenting with WSU

6/26/2021 – Webinar with US Study Advisor, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, Kyrgyzstan, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan