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GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program 2016

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AwardUSD 2000 per year for 3rd and 4th year.
EligibilityFirst or second year of Engineering, Technology, Business, Finance, Management or Economics.
RegionAll India
Scholarship provider contact details

Ms. Preetika Sachar
Institute of International Education (IIE) India
J-19, 
Hauz Khas Enclave, 
New Delhi – 110016, 
India
Email: gefslpindia@iie.org
Phone: +91 11 46631430
GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program
Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York,
NY 10017,
USA
Email: info@scholarshipandmore.org
Phone: (+1 800) 486–0308
Fax: (+1 212) 205–6494

What is GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program 2016?

The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program is about developing Leadership, Community Involvement and Global Connections for a new generation of students.
This scholarship includes:

  • Financial support for the last 2 to 3 years of your program
  • Access to funded participation in Leadership Development Seminar
  • Opportunities in community development or volunteer projects
  • Mentorship opportunities with GE Business Leaders

Who can apply for this scholarship ?

Only students enrolled in one of the partner universities within the specific field of study as indicated below are eligible to apply:

  • VIT University, Vellore – Biomedical Engineering
  • Tezpur University, Assam – Food Engineering and Technology, Mechanical Engineering
  • IIT, Gandhinagar– Mechanical Engineering
  • BITS, Pilani– Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering
  • MIT, Manipal– Mechanical Engineering

Students belonging to ONLY these colleges should enquire with their administration for other details regarding the subject areas, application forms, etc.

How can you apply ?

Application can be done online only.

FAQs

Who is eligible to apply?
Eligible applicants must be:
1.Citizen or permanent resident of India
2.Enrolled in one of the partner universities within the specific field of study as indicated below:
VIT University, Vellore
– Biomedical Engineering
Tezpur University, Assam
– Food Engineering and Technology
– Mechanical Engineering
IIT, Gandhinagar
– Mechanical Engineering
BITS, Pilani
– Mechanical Engineering
– Computer Science and Engineering
MIT, Manipal
– Mechanical Engineering
3.Second year undergraduate student
4.Able to demonstrate high academic performance
5.Able to demonstrate leadership potential
Special consideration will be given to applicants who can also demonstrate participation in community development projects.
Why should I apply?
There are several key reasons to be a part of the GE Foundation Scholarship Program:
A $2,000 (USD) per year scholarship for the 3rd, and 4th years of your undergraduate program
Opportunity to interact with GE Business Leaders and to understand the R&D culture of a major engineering company
Participation in GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders activities, including a specially designed leadership development seminar
Participation in community development projects
How can I apply?
To access the application form, visit the Applications page and apply online.
What is the deadline for the application?
The deadline for the application is February 28, 2016 [11:59 PM IST].
Whom can I contact if I have more questions?
ONLY if you belong to one of the institutions listed above and are studying within a designated field specific to that institution, and your institution is not able to address your questions, you may contact:
Ms. Preetika Sachar
Institute of International Education (IIE) India
J-19, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi – 110016, India
Email: gefslpindia@iie.org
Phone: +91 11 46631430

Terms and Conditions

How To Apply?

  • The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program is about developing new leaders around the world. Find your region and apply to be a Scholar and a Leader.
  • The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders program is tailored to meet the education goals of the regions in which it is offered. Application deadlines, requirements and procedures vary slightly in each region.
  • Please make sure to review the region specific information by clicking your country flag above. When the “Apply Today” button appears, you can access the online application form through that link.

Be a leader for a new generation!
The Scholar-Leaders program is built to help you become a leader. What does that mean?

  • Leaders bring people together. Leaders have vision, confidences and integrity. A leader never gives up. A leader is not afraid to take a risk or try new ideas. A leader has compassion and strength. Leaders give back to their communities.
  • If you have the desire to be a leader not only in your field, but in your community, the Scholar-Leaders program is for you.

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