GE foundation scholarship

GE Foundation Scholarship 2016

Last date to apply

February 28, 2016

About GE Scholarship

The GE Foundation Scholarship Program began in 1987 in Mexico, and since then it has been a strong pillar which provides support to outstanding students in higher education in fourteen countries around the world of which India is also the one.The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders program is administered by the Institute of International Education on behalf of the GE Foundation.

About IIE

  • IIE is an international not-for-profit organisation established in 1919 and has been working into Indan higher education for the past 60 years. It established its office in New Delhi, India in 2005.
  • IIE currently administers 200 programs which benefit near about 20,000 men and women from 175 nations
  • The GE Foundation Scholarship 2016 Leaders Program is about developing Leadership,  Community Involvement and Global Connections for a new generation of students.

The Scholarship Includes:

  • Financial Support for the last 2 to 3 years of the program the candidate is enrolled to.
  • Access to funded participation in Leadership Development Seminar
  • Opportunities in community development or volunteer projects
  • Mentorship Opportunities with GE Business Leaders.

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GE Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender  Both
Region Students of selected Indian Universities
Class/ Age  2nd year undergraduate engineering students
Details
  • Nationality: Citizen or permanent resident of India
  • Academic Qualification: Enrolled in second year undergraduate engineering programme.
    • Able to demonstrate high academic performance
    • Able to demonstrate leadership potential
  • Eligible Institutes & Courses: The candidate should be enrolled in one of the partner universities within the specific field of study as indicated below:

Partner University

Courses eligible for the scholarship

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

GE Scholarship Reward

GE Foundation Scholarship 2016 Reward

  • Scholarship for 2 years: The successful candidates will be offered a scholarship of $2,000 (USD) per year for the 3rd and 4th years of their undergraduate engineering program.
  • Interact with GE Business Leaders: Candidates will be given a golden chance to interact with GE Business Leaders and to understand the R&D culture of a major engineering company
  • Participate in Seminar & Activities: Candidates can participate in the activities organised by GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders, including a specially designed leadership development seminar
  • Participation in community development projects

GE Scholarship Application form and Process

The applicants can apply for the scholarship Online only at the official website. 

>>Click here to Apply Online for GE Foundation 2016.

Details to be filled in the Online Application Form

  • Applicant Details: Candidates are required to fill their name, alternate valid e-mail I’d, Gender, Date of Birth, Address, City, State, Country, Postal Code and a valid phone number.
  • Education Information: Candidates have to furnish the name of the University, GPA of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th semester, college enrollment date, anticipation graduation date and  program length.
  • University Address/ Previous Education: Candidates are required to fill in the address of the university last attended and the previous education qualified.
  • Prizes or Awards/Activities/Volunteer & Professional Experience and Community Development Proposal.
  • ESSAY
    • Medium: Candidates are required to write an Essay in English.
    • The topic for the Essay:
      • What has influenced your decision to pursue your particular area of study?
      • What challenges and opportunities have you faced in pursuing this field of study?
      • How would this scholarship help you to achieve your goals and facilitate your growth as a leader in your chosen field?
      • Kindly Note: Candidates are required to write essay in a word processing software, such as Microsoft Word, and then copy and paste it.
  • Family Information/Financial Information
  • Supporting Documents

Required Documents

Candidates are required to upload the below mentioned documents; a soft copy needs to be scanned and uploaded in the space provided.

  • Completed Certification Page – signed and dated
  • A copy of High School Marks Certificate
  • One certified copy of engineering college transcript for semesters 1 and 2 – combined and scanned as 1 single file
  • Two Letters of Reference (from an Academic Supervisor and other Faculty Member) submitted electronically by your recommenders in the online system.Kindly Note: The letters of recommendation do not have to be sent in hard copy.

 

GE Scholarship Address

Email: gefslpindia@iie.org
Phone: +91 11 46631430

GE Scholarship Contact Details

Ms. Preetika Sachar
Institute of International Education (IIE) India
J-19, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi – 110016, India

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