VISAKHAPATNAM: The University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO), one of the reputed universities of the US, has come forward to give scholarships to GITAM University students under the Nebraska Advantage Scholarship programme.
Patrick McNamara, director of International Studies at University of Nebraska Omaha announced the scholarship programme here at GITAM University Wednesday. Forging an academic tie-up with the GITAM University Institute of Management, Patrick inked an MoU with GITAM University registrar M Potharaju in the presence of vice-chancellor G Subrahmanayam and pro vice-chancellor D Harinarayana.
Incharge principal of GITAM Institute of Management, P Sheela, informed that the MoU facilitates student and faculty exchange and pursuance of joint research programmes. She also said that the UNO has decided to accept four students of GITAM BBA/IMBA to study MBA at the UNO, without the need for completing 16 years of education for studying MBA in USA.
Sheela also said students of BBA or IMBA, after completing one year MBA in GIM, and achieving the stipulated score in GMAT or GRE and TOEFL, were eligible to study second year MBA in UNO and receive their certificate from UNO under the Nebraska Advantage Scholarship.
On the occasion, vice-chancellor G Subrahmanyam felicitated Patrick McNamara.