Want to study abroad? Apply for the TOEFL scholarships

Published: 21st May 2016 06:19 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st May 2016 06:19 AM   |  A+A-

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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

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