GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Programme

GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Programme

Conducted By : GE Foundation
January 20 2018   Scholarship   Undergraduate   India
 About GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Programme

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 Details:

Special consideration is given to the students who can also demonstrate participation in community development projects. 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.
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 inquire with their administration for other details regarding the subject areas, application forms, etc.
 Reward Description
  • The candidates should be at the first or second year of Engineering, Technology, Business, Finance, Management or Economics. The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders program is only for the Indian students who are enrolled in one of the following partner universities within the specific field of study: 
    • Only the students belonging to the colleges specified are required to inquire with their administration for other details regarding the subject areas, application forms, etc.

Scholarship Description:

  • The scholarship is provided for the 3rd, and 4th years of the undergraduate program and amounts to $2,000 (USD) per year.
  • The scholarship also covers Access to funded participation in Leadership Development Seminar, Opportunities in community development or volunteer projects.
 Application Process
  • Interested candidates can apply online through the Institute Website
 Selection Process
  • Citizens or permanent residents of India
  • Enrolled in the second year of undergraduate engineering programme
  • Able to demonstrate high academic performance
  • Able to demonstrate leadership potential.
 Contact Details
  • Address: Institute of International Education (IIE) India
    J-19, Hauz Khas Enclave, New Delhi - 110016, India.
  • Tel: 011 46631430
  • Website: