CHENNAI: Educational Testing Service (ETS) will award a total of $105,000 in TOEFL scholarships to exceptional students in India who have proven their academic excellence, according to a press release.
The programme in India recognizes TOEFL test takers who wish to pursue undergraduate or graduate study in India or abroad. ETS will award 15 $7,000 scholarships to students to help further their education at any of the over 9,000 institutions around the world that accept the TOEFL test.
Applicants will be evaluated on English-communication skills, academic record, leadership skills and extracurricular activities.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be a resident of India and begin undergraduate or graduate study between June 2016 and May 2017 at a university or college listed in the TOEFL Destination Search at www.toeflgoanywhere.org.
“We are excited to continue this in 2016 with a significant increase in both aid and number of recipients,” said Jennifer Brown, executive director, TOEFL programme, according to a release.
Students must apply online before June 21. Semifinalists will be notified in June and winners will be announced in August. For more information, visit http://goo.gl/aJ9KL1