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ETS Announces the Third Annual TOEFL® Scholarship Program to Honor Outstanding Indian Students

Press Release   •   Nov 16, 2011 10:39 IST







ETS Announces the Third Annual TOEFL® Scholarship Program to Honor Outstanding Indian Students US$70,000 in Scholarships Available to Help Indian Students Meet Their Educational Goals

India (November 10, 2011) — For the third consecutive year, Educational Testing Service (ETS) announces the launch of the TOEFL® Scholarship Program in India. Created specifically for Indian students, the 2012 TOEFL Scholarship Program will award 10 scholarships valued at approximately US$70,000, an increase of US$10,000 in award funding from 2011. Scholarship funding can be applied to either undergraduate or graduate study for the 2012 academic year.

Ten scholarships will honor Indian students demonstrating academic success including:

• Four US$10,000 scholarships for study at a college or university located in Australia, Canada, U.K., and/or the United States and listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory.

• Six US$5,000 scholarships for study at any college or university listed in the TOEFL® Destinations Directory.

“ETS is committed to helping Indian students meet their educational goals and aspirations,” commented Walt MacDonald, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, ETS. “For the third year in a row, we are pleased to offer the TOEFL Scholarship Program in India as it is distinctly aligned with our mission of advancing access to high-quality education worldwide.”

Detailed information regarding the 2012 TOEFL Scholarship Program in India, including application materials and eligibility requirements, is available at Completed applications must be postmarked by April 13, 2012.

About the TOEFL Test For nearly 50 years, the TOEFL test has been the most widely accepted English-language assessment in the world. The TOEFL test is recognized by more than 8,000 institutions in more than 130 countries. Globally, the TOEFL test is available at more than 4,500 testing sites in more than 165 countries. To date, more than 25 million students around the world have taken the TOEFL test.

About ETS At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually — including the TOEFL® and TOEIC ® tests, the GRE ® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments — in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide.

India Contact: Geraldine DeBrass-Ee +91-9379915377

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