The British Council has announced scholarships to the United Kingdom (UK) for Goans funded by the Goa Education Trust (GET) Scholarships. More than 50,000 Indian students are currently studying in the UK.
The GET scholarships are funded by the Goa Education Trust which aims to provide financial assistance for self-motivated young people of Goan origin or those holding Goan domicile to study or train in the UK. The Scholarship covers full or part tuition fees and is for the academic year beginning September 2012.
“GET strengthens opportunities for young and dynamic Goans to study a programme of their choice in the UK for up to one year in any subject. In addition to academic record, we look for extracurricular achievement and leadership potential in applicants,” says Manjula Rao, Head Programmes West India, British Council.
Applicant should be Indian citizens, residents of Goa or born of Goan parents, below 30 years of age at the time of applying and graduates who have excellent academic track record and extracurricular achievement.
They should also have confirmed admission for any academic course of study in the UK for up to one year. The last date to send in completed applications is 15 May 2012. Queries on the scholarship may please be directed firstname.lastname@example.org.