GE Foundation Scholar Leaders Program
Program Sponsor
Participating Countries
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Central and Eastern Europe (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania) 
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom
  • Vietnam

About the Program

The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program began in 1987 in Mexico and now supports outstanding students in higher education in fourteen countries around the world. 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 curriculum.

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How to Apply

Students in their first year of study in engineering, technology, business, finance, management, or economics attending a participating university. GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders qualification requirements vary by region.

Learn more about who is eligible and how to apply

Who is the GE Foundation?

The GE Foundation is the philanthropic organization of GE. For over 50 years, it has invested in programs based on a fundamental premise: a quality education ushers in a lifetime of opportunity, which helps build a strong and diverse workforce and citizenry. The need for a quality education has never been more urgent, especially for individuals from under-represented and disadvantaged backgrounds. GE Foundation continues to address this societal and economic imperative by supporting high-impact initiatives that improve the access, equity and quality of public education in GE communities around the world.

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