Applications for Lila Poonawalla Foundation scholarships now open

Applications for Lila Poonawalla Foundation scholarships now open

Representational image(HT PHOTO) Lila Poonawalla Foundation (LPF), on July 27, declared the commencement of 22nd year of their annual UG-PGscholarship and in this light, past LPF fellows share their experience. “I never thought of myself as an exceptional student. But, I was hardworking, and I feel that is something Lila Poonawalla Foundation tapped onto. With the confidence given by Lila ma’am, I am where  I wanted to be today,” said Dr Harshada Babrekar, one of the beneficiaries of the Lila Poonawalla Foundation Scholarship programme, who is now a research scholar at Savitribai Phule Pune University….

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Deadline approaching for Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation applicants

Deadline approaching for Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation applicants

Marines make legendary sacrifices. Sending their kids to school shouldn’t be one of them. Sons and daughters of Marines and Navy Corpsmen have until March 1 to apply for college scholarship assistance through the non-profit Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation. Applications for these need-based scholarships are available each year from Jan. 1 through March 1, according to a press release. As the rising cost of tuition continues to outpace the average military family income, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation, continues to distribute awards to every eligible student who applies; upholding a…

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Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow

Prime Minister to lay foundation of first ever Indian Institute of Skills in India at Kanpur Tomorrow In line with his vision of making India the Skill Capital of the World by empowering its youth to be more employable and self-sustainable, Prime Minister will lay the foundation stone of the first ever Indian Institute of Skills” in the country at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. The Institute has been conceptualized by Shri Narendra Modi during his visit to Singapores Institute of Technical Education. Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in partnership…

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Geddes Scholarship, Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship, Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Geddes Scholarship, Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship, Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

The Sanskriti Foundation invites applications for the study of the methodology and principles of Geddes town planning. The duration of the scholarship is six months. Eligibility: Students or young practicing professionals (individual or group) of planning and architecture between 20 and 30 years of age. Application: Via post to Sanskriti Foundation’s head office in Delhi. Prizes and rewards: Rs. 45,000 Deadline: December 31 http://www.b4s.in/plus/GS605 Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship This scholarship is available for 100 meritorious and talented students to help them carry on their higher education. Eligibility: Students in the…

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Geddes Scholarship, Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship, Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

Geddes Scholarship, Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship, Sitaram Jindal Foundation Scholarship

The Sanskriti Foundation invites applications for the study of the methodology and principles of Geddes town planning. The duration of the scholarship is six months. Eligibility: Students or young practicing professionals (individual or group) of planning and architecture between 20 and 30 years of age. Application: Via post to Sanskriti Foundation’s head office in Delhi. Prizes and rewards: Rs. 45,000 Deadline: December 31 http://www.b4s.in/plus/GS605 Marubeni India Meritorious Scholarship This scholarship is available for 100 meritorious and talented students to help them carry on their higher education. Eligibility: Students in the…

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Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship ‘opens the door’ for 2 CMSD students

Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship ‘opens the door’ for 2 CMSD students

Anthony Harris, a senior at Whitney Young School, wants to be a “beacon of light” for his family and friends and plans to pursue a degree in either theater or marketing and advertising. Aiyanna Green, a senior at John Hay High School, wants to be a forensic psychiatrist and own her own practice. The pair of Cleveland Metropolitan School District students were chosen from over 350 submitted applications and they were given a boost toward reaching their goals when they were honored Tuesday with the Cleveland Browns Foundation Marion Motley Scholarship, which is aimed…

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Michael & Susan Dell Foundation pumps $1mn into Shiksha Fina

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation pumps $1mn into Shiksha Fina

Chennai-based school financing company Shiksha Financial Services India Private Limited has today raised $1 million (Rs 6.7 crore) from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in a round that also saw participation from the Aspada Investment Advisors. Incorporated in 2014, Shiksha Finance is an award-winning NBFC that provides loans in the range of Rs 5 lakh– Rs 1 crore to affordable private schools, as well as smaller loans to middle- and lower-income families that find it difficult to fund their children’s education. They finance school-going children from kindergarten to Class XII,…

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Michael & Susan Dell Foundation pumps $1mn into Shiksha Finance

Michael & Susan Dell Foundation pumps $1mn into Shiksha Finance

Chennai-based school financing company Shiksha Financial Services India Private Limited has today raised $1 million (Rs 6.7 crore) from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in a round that also saw participation from the Aspada Investment Advisors. Incorporated in 2014, Shiksha Finance is an award-winning NBFC that provides loans in the range of Rs 5 lakh– Rs 1 crore to affordable private schools, as well as smaller loans to middle- and lower-income families that find it difficult to fund their children’s education. They finance school-going children from kindergarten to Class XII,…

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IT Governance launches Certified EU GDPR Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses

IT Governance launches Certified EU GDPR Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses

IT Governance, the leading provider of information security and data protection expertise, is announcing the launch of its new Certified EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Foundation and Practitioner distance learning training courses to help people involved in GDPR compliance get a comprehensive and practical understanding of the Regulation. Alan Calder, the founder and chief executive officer of IT Governance, said: “The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) creates new obligations for organisations collecting and handling the personal data of European residents. “The courses provide both an introduction to the Regulation…

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LeBron James’ foundation opens institute to aid college students

LeBron James’ foundation opens institute to aid college students

– LeBron James already pledged to help put kids in college. Now he has committed to help those students get through the day-to-day once they arrive on campus. The LeBron James Family Foundation announced the creation of the I PROMISE Institute on the University of Akron campus Thursday. The institute is intended to be a resource for students who earn four-year scholarships to Akron through James’ program. “When we first started this program, I wanted my kids to graduate from high school. But the more we grow as a Foundation,…

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