The Avery Dennison Foundation InvEnt (Invention + Entrepreneurship) Scholarship Program is designed to recognize and reward invention, innovation and excellence in high-achieving students studying in the fields of science, engineering and technology at selected higher education institutions in India. The scholarship is primarily merit-based. Selected students will receive US $1,300 scholarship to be used in their studies. These scholarship awards are part of a unique and prestigious program offered by the Avery Dennison Foundation to inspire the spirit of invention among college students.
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The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program brings together people of diverse expertise and backgrounds in a collaborative environment to promote innovation and impact in a wide range of global issues.
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The Cargill Global Scholars Program (CGSP) is a distinctive scholarship opportunity that not only provides financial support, but offers leadership development opportunities through seminars, networking events, and a one-on-one mentoring program. Scholarships will be awarded to talented, high performing university students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement and leadership potential and study in a field relevant to Cargill’s world of food, agriculture and risk management. Students who are selected as Cargill Global Scholars will receive scholarship funds of up to US$2,500 per year for up to three years and will be invited to take part in a series of leadership and enrichment activities.
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The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program (GEFSLP) began in 1987 in Mexico and has grown to support outstanding students in higher education in 14 countries (at present 10 countries) around the world, including India. The program initially provided traditional financial support for university education, but has developed into an exciting Leadership Development Program to complement the student’s academic program. The program creates opportunities for students to develop and realize their potential by providing them with practical training and leadership development. The Institute of International Education (IIE) administers the Scholar-Leaders program on behalf of the GE Foundation. 2012 is the 13th year of the scholarship announcement in India.
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The International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP), an initiative of IIE's Center for International Partnerships, aims to increase international partnerships between higher education institutions in the U.S and those abroad. India being one of the focus countries, IIE New Delhi manages study tours of U.S delegations and facilitates meetings and partnership opportunities with Indian higher education institutions.
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A partnership between the Institute of International Education and the Harvard School of Public Health, the highly-selective Maternal Health Young Champions (MHYC) program aims to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity by cultivating a cadre of emerging public health leaders equipped with the skills, vision and long-term commitment to improve maternal health worldwide. Maternal Health Young Champions are students or young graduates in public health or a related field who are committed to improving maternal mortality and morbidity through either research or innovative field work in their home country. The Young Champions are matched with mentors and placed with a host organization for a nine-month research or field project internship focusing on a particular area of maternal health. Young Champions also receive leadership training and attend the Global Maternal Health Conference.
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NYU Abu Dhabi is a highly selective, four-year, liberal arts and science college located in the city of Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates, which opened in fall 2010. Although a new campus, NYU Abu Dhabi is closely connected to all of the expertise, support and resources found at NYU in New York City as well as NYU's global sites on five continents. It has an international student body with 300+ students, from 70 countries, 6 continents.
The undergraduate program is a full, four-year program; students enter through the Abu Dhabi campus, and graduate from the Abu Dhabi campus with a New York University degree. B.A and B.S degrees will be awarded, with more than 19 majors in both the liberal arts and sciences.
Classes will be taught by faculty who are leaders in their fields, with small classes and low faculty-to-student ratios (8:1) allowing for valuable mentorship opportunities. NYU Abu Dhabi students will be encouraged to spend at least one semester, and up to three semesters, at any other NYU site in New York City, Paris, London, Madrid, Accra, Florence, Prague, Tel Aviv, Berlin, Shanghai, and Buenos Aires. In every academic major, special focus will be placed on issues of global citizenship.
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The Young Laureates Programme, an expansion of the Rolex Awards for Enterprise, fosters innovation in the next generation. Launched in 2009, the initiative supports visionary young men and women at a critical juncture in their careers, enabling them to implement inventive ideas that tackle the world’s most pressing issues in five areas: science and health, applied technology, exploration, the environment and cultural preservation. The Young Laureates Programme was designed to complement the original Rolex Awards for Enterprise, established in 1976.
In 2012, IIE partnered with Rolex to organize the Rolex Leadership Forum at New Delhi, and bring together social and corporate entrepreneurs from across the country.