Saturday, October 20, 2012
Friday, November 6, 2009
The U.S. Department of State announces a new scholarship program intended for those young adults who have not had the opportunity for post secondary education. The Community College Initiatives Program is an opportunity for young adults to develop professional skills in the United States. This international educational exchange program enables individuals from selected countries, including India, to study at a community college in the United States.
The eligible fields are Agriculture, Applied Engineering, Business Management and Administration; Health Professions, including Nursing; Information Technology; Media; and Tourism and Hospitality Management.
Applications are due at the U.S. Consulate General, Hyderabad, by December 4, 2009.
For more details visit: http://hyderabad.usconsulate.gov/ccs.html
Thursday, May 28, 2009
The Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship is the only full fellowship for Indian students with financial need in obtaining an MBA at Stanford; covering all financial costs related to tuition, books, accommodation, and travel.
Each year, Stanford may award up to five Fellowships:
- Fellows will receive full financial support for the two-year Stanford MBA Program and for all fees associated with applying and attending.
- Reliance and Stanford are dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders in India who are committed to the country’s human and socio-economic progress.
- Within two years of completing their Stanford MBA studies, Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows are required to return to India for a period of at least two years employment in the public or private sector.
Process and Evaluation Criteria
1: Complete the Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship application
Up to 50 Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows Finalists will be selected based on:
- Commitment to developing India
- Financial need
2: Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship finalists complete the standard application process for the Stanford MBA Program
Please note: As part of the MBA admission process, Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship finalists will be required to take the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT). Finalists will be issued a voucher good for one free GMAT exam. The Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship finalists will bear none of the costs associated with exams or application fees. However, if you have already taken or paid to take the GMAT, Stanford will not provide reimbursement.
Stanford may select up to five Reliance Dhirubhai Fellows from among the finalists based on its primary admission criteria:
- Intellectual vitality
- Demonstrated leadership potential
- Personal qualities and contributions
Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowship application available online from 1 April 2009 to 1 June 2009 at https://app.applyyourself.com/?id=su-rel
Friday, January 23, 2009
Prior to confirming a visa interview appointment online, you need to pay the following fees and obtain a Visa Fee Receipt from HDFC Bank.
When going to HDFC Bank, please carry with you a photocopy of the 1st page of the applicant's passport.
The fees payable at HDFC Bank per passport are: -
Visa Application Fee (MRV Fee): US $131 payable in INR equivalent at consular exchange rate. Visa Application Fee at current exchange rate (Rs. 50/-) is Rs. 6,550/-.
Service Charge: Rs.381/- which includes VFS’ service charge Rs366/- & Bank service charge Rs15/- (inclusive of Service Tax @ 12% and Education Cess Tax @0.36%)
IMPORTANT: The fee receipt gets activated 2 working days from date of issue. Do not attempt to take an appointment till then.
The above fees are not refundable. You must appear for an Interview within 1 year (365 days) from the date you purchased your fee receipt from HDFC Bank. If you do not appear for an Interview within one year after the purchase of your fee receipt, it will no longer be valid. The receipt is deemed as utilized once the interview has taken place, and cannot be used to make a subsequent appointment.
The SEVIS I-901 fee is US$ 200, effective from October 27, 2008.
MS Civil Engineering
Bradley University, IL, USA
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Lamar University, TX, USA
Thursday, August 28, 2008
If yes, always check the institutes' credentials before enrolling, with regard to the Accreditation (official recognition) which includes the validity of the courses offered by the institution, status of degree and other facilities.
For more information, log on to :
Ministry of Human Resource Development
University Grants Commission
All India Council for Technical Education
National Council for Teacher Education
Association of Indian Universities
Medical Council of India
Distance Education Council
Courtesy: Advertisement "Jago Grahak Jago" issued in public interest by Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in The Telegraph, Calcutta, Aug 7, 2008