Global Indian International School Singapore announces fully financed ‘Global Citizen Scholarsh
Bangalore, January 11, 2018: Global Indian International School (GIIS), has announced a fully financed annual scholarship programme of approximately INR 4.2 crore across its GIIS campuses and other Indian schools. The GIIS --Global Citizen Scholarship programme in its 9th year will give 10 Indian students the opportunity to learn at the state-of-the-art GIIS Singapore campus. GIIS, a leading international school in India has invested over 7 million SGD (approximately INR 30 Crore) in the Global Citizen Scholarship since 2008 which has benefited over 80 Indian students.
Students from across India can register for the two yearsno bond scholarship programme on the GIIS’s official website for scholarships (www.giisscholarships.org)before February 28th, 2018.
Speaking on the initiative, Mr. AtulTemurnikar, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman at Global Schools Foundation said,“Global Indian International School is committed to India and continues toinvest in the Indian education sector. The GIIS Global Citizen Scholarship isan opportunity for Indian students to experience the international curriculumand 21st Century learning techniques at GIIS’s SingaporeCampus. GIIS aims to promote creativity and entrepreneurship through itsproprietary learning tool Nine Gems. The school’s Nine Gems model helpsholistic personality development of a student.’’
Global Citizen Scholarship is offered to students whohave cleared Class 10 with strong academic and co-curricular credentials andare ready to pursue either a Junior College in the International BaccalaureateDiploma Programme (IBDP) or a Sr. Secondary in the CBSE board at GIIS campus inSingapore. Students, who have been part of the GIIS Global Citizen Scholarshipprogramme, have successfully been placed in top 50 universities across theworld.
The selection procedure involves written tests ongeneral ability, Mathematics and English. The students who qualify in the firstround will be interviewed via Skype. Students selected for the final round willbe called for a face-to-face interview. GIIS will conduct tests across Indiaincluding- Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Indore, Noida, Surat,Ahmedabad, Pune and Kolkata.
With the Global Citizen Scholarship programme, GIISaims to provide unique academic and career prospects to meritorious studentsfrom across India. GIIS Global Citizen scholarship includes - a one-time returnairfare, visa fee, tuition fee, boarding & lodging at the hostel, settlingallowance and pocket allowance per month for daily expenses.
GIIS Singapore campus which will host the 10 Indianstudents is high tech state-of-the art modern learning facility. The campussupports 21stCentury learning with world class amenities like Wi-Fienabled classrooms, high tech science & computer labs, AV presentationrooms and multimedia e-learning technology through video conferencing amongothers. To promote holistic personality development of a student, GIIS campusespromote extracurricular activities. The Singapore campus has a studio formusic, dance and yoga, dedicated area for indoor & outdoor sports activityand a digital library with over 13000 books.
Studentseligible for this scholarship need to score a minimum of 80% aggregate (CBSE,ICSE and State Board) and an A grade in all subjects for students from IGCSEboard.
*The conversion of Singapore Dollar into Rupee isas on January 10th, 2018