TOEFL scholarship for Indian Students

TOEFL Scholarship Program 2016 for Indian students

Last date to apply

June 21, 2016

About TOEFL Scholarship

TOEFL Scholarship 2016 by ETS has been introduced to support an array of scholarships, educational initiatives and community programs in countries across the globe.At present, TOEFL scholarships are being awarded in countries like Australia, Mainland China, India, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

  • TOEFL scholarships provide educational assistance to students for pursuing their undergraduate or graduate degree in the TOEFL Participating Institutes all across the world. 
  • The list of previous years' TOEFL Scholarship winners from India is given at the end of the page and the applicants can get a fair idea about the scope of study through TOEFL Scholarship from this.

TOEFL Scholarship India 

  • TOEFL Scholarship Program is being held in India annually since 2011.
  • TOEFL scholarship program is open to Indian residents only who have started their undergraduate or graduate degree program between June 2016 and May 2017 at listed college or university.
  • The competition comprises two stages:
    • Initial Application
    • Semifinalists round.

Based on the initial applications, 100 semifinalists will be selected.

TOEFL Scholarship Important Dates

 

Last date to apply June 21, 2016
Scholarship Semifinalist Round July 14, 2016

 

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TOEFL Scholarship Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region India, Australia, Mainland China , Japan, Korea and Taiwan.
Class/ Age 18 years or above
Details

Eligibility for Indian students

  • Nationality: The applicant must be a resident of India.
  • Level of Study: The applicant should be enroled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program between June 2016 and May 2017 at a college or university listed in the TOEFL Destinations Directory >> List of participating college/university of TOEFL Program 2016
  • Scores: They should hold a grade point average of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale or a 3.0 grade-point average or higher on a 4-point scale.
  • Language: Candidates must have proficiency in English with a valid TOEFL score

 Not Eligible

  • Transfer students are not eligible to apply for TOEFL Scholarship program in India

TOEFL Scholarship Reward

Number of  Rewards: Under the TOEFL Scholarships, ETS will award 10 scholarships.

Value of Rewards: The value of each award will be US$7,000 each i.e. $ 70,000 in total to exceptional students in India who have proven their academic excellence.

Note: Scholarship funds will be disbursed to winners' universities in early 2016. Funds can be applied to academic expenses only and will be disbursed after the student has arrived on campus.

TOEFL Scholarship Application form and Process

TOEFL Scholarship Program Application Process can only be applied Online. There is no Offline method of filling the application form.

Click Here to Apply Online

  • Candidates must use the code "TIndia" for online application.The shortlisted candidates have to submit the following information by June 21, 2016.
    • A 600-word essay
    • An original transcript from your current school.
      • A high school/secondary school transcript if applying for undergraduate study
      •  A college/university transcript if applying for graduate study.
    • Scholarship winners also must provide a PDF of the official acceptance letter from the college/university they plan to attend. This college/university must be listed in the TOEFL® Destination Search.

TOEFL Scholarship Selection Process

TOEFL Scholarship comprises two stages i.e. Initial Stage and Semifinalists Round.

The initial stage- In this stage, the applicants will be shortlisted based on eligibility criteria and details provided online during the submission of application form. 100 entries would be shortlisted as semi-finalists and would be notified.

Out of these 100 semi-finalists, 10 candidates would be selected TOEFL Scholarship Program based on the following attributes.

  • Communication Skills: An outstanding ability to communicate
  • Leadership Skills: Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Extra Curricular Activities: Well rounded extracurricular activities, especially including community service
  • Essay: Innovative ideas as reflected in essays

TOEFL Scholarship Winners

 

2015 Winners 2014 Winners

Aditya Khandelwal

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Stanford University

Aniruddh Ramrakhyani

  • Pursuing a master's degree in electrical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology

Azalea Irani

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in engineering and design from Stanford University

Grishma Jena

  • Pursuing a master's degree in computer and information sciences from University of Pennsylvania

Poorvi Bellur

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in history from Columbia University

Santhoshkrishnachaitanya Chelikavada

  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from New York University

Shashank Narayana Gowdan

  • Pursuing a master's degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles

Soumya Mishra

  • Pursuing a master's degree in international development from University of Oxford

Tanuja Mishra

  • Pursuing a master's degree in photography from Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Vidhya Balaji

  • Pursuing a master's degree in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle

 

Anoop Rajappan
  • Pursuing a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Bevin Mathew
  • Pursuing a master's degree in industrial engineering and design from Georgia Institute of Technology
 
Damini Agarwal
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University
 
Ishan Arora
  • Pursuing a master's degree in chemical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 
Padmapriya Duraisamy
  • Pursuing a master's degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University
 
Pragya Chawla
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in astronomy from Leiden University
 
Sanya Sareen
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology from Columbia University
 
Shirish Dhar
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in information management sciences and systems from Carnegie Mellon University
 
Shreya Ramachandran
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in bioengineering from California Institute of Technology
 
Vijita Kamath
  • Pursuing a bachelor's degree in English from Brown University

 

TOEFL Scholarship Contact Details

E-Mail:toeflscholarship@ets.org

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