GEMS Education has launched a new scholarship programme for exceptionally gifted students attending elite universities around the world. Starting from the 2019-20 university year, 10 full scholarships valued at over USD 1.3 M will be awarded yearly to GEMS Education and learning trainees that have been accepted right into the program of their selection at one of 10 select organizations. GEMS Education and learning will cover each student's tuition fees throughout of their degree training course for approximately four years.
One scholarship will be awarded per university, with organizations spread out throughout the USA, United Kingdom, Australia and also Canada, including a number of highest-ranked Ivy Organization and also Russell Group colleges. Organizations component of the effort consist of Massachusetts Institute of Innovation (MIT), Stanford University, Harvard College, Columbia University, University of Pennsylvania, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Australian National College, McGill College, and College of Melbourne. These have been selected for their first-rate online reputations along with the selection as well as high quality of their academic programme offerings as well as teaching faculties.
Commenting on the launch of the programme, Sunny Varkey, Founder, GEMS Education, said: “This initiative is close to my heart, and I am immensely proud that we are able to offer our brightest students the opportunity of a lifetime to study at some of the best universities in the world. We are always looking for ways to support our students both during and after their time with GEMS Education, and this new scholarship offering is a further component of our expanding proposition, complementing existing components such as our UniConnect and college and careers counselling programmes. Crucially, it also takes us a step closer to achieving our mission of putting a quality education within the reach of every child.”
To look for a scholarship to one of the pick institutions, GEMS Education and learning students should offer a letter of approval, in addition to supporting documents with their school counsellor. Option is based on academic efficiency, task work, contributions to the local neighborhood, professional experience and also economic need. If effective, pupils will be needed to document their experiences and work as mentors to future grads, while keeping a good academic standing.