GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders program

Need Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : GE Foundation

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The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders programme is a merit based scholarship provided by GE Foundation. The number of scholarships offered varies each year. A $2,000 (USD) per year scholarship for the 3rd, and 4th years of your undergraduate program. Students interested in Engineering & Technology at the undergraduate level from several universities including Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tezpur University, Assam, IIT, Gandhinagar, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS Pilani) and MIT, Manipal can apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship application closes on
February 28, 2017
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Number of scholarships offered
Varies per year
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Scholarship Details

The scholarship is applicable to students from India. Only students enrolled in one of the partner universities within the specific field of study as indicated below are eligible to apply:
  • 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
Students belonging to ONLY these colleges should enquire with their administration for other details regarding the subject areas, application forms, etc.


Eligibility Criteria

Students can apply irrespective of their gender. They should be:
  • Citizens or permanent residents of India
  • Enrolled in second year of undergraduate engineering programme
  • Able to demonstrate high academic performance
  • Able to demonstrate leadership potential.
Special consideration is given to the students who can also demonstrate participation in community development projects.

Additional Information

Students get the opportunity to interact with GE Business Leaders and to understand the R&D culture of a major engineering company. They will also get to participate in GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders activities, including a specially designed leadership development seminar. Students can also participate in community development projects.

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