Educational Testing Service (ETS), the creator of the TOEFL test, has launched TOEFL Scholarships programme for students in India.

Last Updated: 2013-03-07T14:05:48+05:30

Educational Testing Service (ETS) Announces 21 TOEFL Scholarships for Students in India

Educational Testing Service (ETS), the apex body that conducts the TOEFL test, has announced the launch of TOEFL Scholarships programme for Indian students. Under this programme, ETS will recognize a total of 21 Indian students by awarding a total of US$70,000 in funding for undergraduate or graduate study in country and/or overseas, for the 2013 academic school year.
Accordingly, one US$10,000 TOEFL scholarship and twenty US$3,000 TOEFL scholarships will be awarded to deserving students in India. As per the official statement, the main purpose of this scholarship scheme is to recognize the exceptional academic excellence of Indian students, who also demonstrate well-rounded qualities such as participation in extracurricular activities, including community service. ETS was founded in the year 1947, and is world's largest private nonprofit educational testing and assessment organization.
While announcing the scholarship programme, Walt MacDonald, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ETS, mentioned that providing access to higher education is a cornerstone of ETS’s mission. Over the last four consecutive years, ETS has awarded US$170,000 in scholarship funding to motivate students in India. With this years’ scholarship programme, ETS is looking forward to keep on with this tradition of recognizing talented Indian students, he added.
All those candidates who want to apply for the proposed scholarship must complete the online application procedure and submit all requisite documents, latest by April 30, 2013. However, the winners will be announced in the month of May. For more information about the 2013 TOEFL Scholarship Program in India, one can visit the official website:
The TOEFL Scholarship programme is being coordinated by the ETS Scholarship and Recognition Program (SRP) group. The group annually administers millions of dollars in new and renewable awards in the United States and abroad. The TOEFL test is the most widely accepted English-language assessment worldwide, recognized by more than 8,500 institutions in more than 130 countries including Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States.
- By Madiha Wasi
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