ETS Launches 2016 TOEFL® Scholarship Program in India
ETS to award 15 scholarships valued at US $105,000 for academic study in 2016–2017

Delhi, India (May 19, 2016) – Educational Testing Service (ETS) will award a total of US$105,000 in TOEFL® scholarships to exceptional students in India who have proven their academic excellence.

The TOEFL Scholarships and Giving program supports a variety of educational initiatives aimed at helping students worldwide achieve their academic goals. The program in India recognizes TOEFL test takers who are in pursuit of undergraduate or graduate study in India or abroad. ETS will award 15 US$7,000 scholarships to students to help further their education at any of the 9,000+ institutions around the world that accept the TOEFL test.

“Every year ETS offers the TOEFL Scholarship Program in India to promote the educational advancement of students pursuing their academic goals,” said Jennifer Brown, Executive Director of the TOEFL program. “We are excited to continue this in 2016 with a significant increase in both aid and number of recipients.”

Applicants will be evaluated on English-communication skills, academic record, leadership skills and extracurricular activities. Specifically, to be eligible for the TOEFL scholarship award, applicants must:

  • be a resident of India
  • begin undergraduate or graduate study between June 2016 and May 2017 at a university or college listed in the TOEFL® Destination Search at www.toeflgoanywhere.org.
  • hold a grade-point average of 80 or higher on a 100-point scale, or a 3.0 grade-point average or higher on a 4-point scale
  • demonstrate English proficiency with a valid TOEFL score

Students must apply online between May 19 and June 21. Semifinalists will be notified in June and winners will be announced in August.


About the TOEFL® Test

The TOEFL® test of academic English is the most widely respected English-language assessment worldwide, recognized by more than 9,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. To date, more than 30 million students have taken the TOEFL test. More information regarding the TOEFL test, including registration, study tips and sample questions, is available on the TOEFL® Go Anywhere website at www.toeflgoanywhere.org.

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