This year the scholarship tests were held on 13th April 2013. Basis the test results, students were shortlisted for General discussion and interview for final selection on 13th May. This year 7 children have been selected to pursue higher secondary education at GIIS Queenstown, Singapore and the students leave on 2nd July 2013.
The winner of GIIS C V Raman Scholarship for 2013 -15 are Samvid Advait Kurlekar from Pune, Kamaraj Ramanujam from Mumbai, Adyasha Debahuti Mohanty from Kolkata, Nikita Anish Desai from Baroda, Dipanjan Ray from Bihar, Bikash Kumar Behera from Bihar and Jai Singh Sra from Delhi.
Felicitation at GIIS Noida to 7 bright Indian students for winning the prestigious GIIS C V Raman Scholarship to study at the flagship campus of GIIS Queenstown, Singapore.
GIIS C V Raman Scholarship:
The Global Indian International School (GIIS), an initiative of Global Schools Foundation (GSF), has been established with a focused dedication towards shaping well- rounded global citizens. Today, the growing network of schools spread over 20 campuses in 7 countries is grooming thousands of students from 52 nationalities.
GSF offers GIIS C V Raman Scholarship to deserving Indian students as a stepping stone for future growth by giving them an unmatched learning experience. The scholarship is granted for grade 11 and 12 for IB and CBSE board to study at the flagship school of Queenstown in Singapore.
The Scholarship amount includes an amount is S$ 66,000, onetime return airfare + visa fees, tuition fee, boarding & lodging at the hostel, one time settling allowance of S$500 and S$ 200 per month for pocket expenses. Apart from its focus on academic excellence, GIIS offers holistic education through its proprietary Nine Gems model emphasising on honing Multiple Intelligences. GIIS offers music, art, drama, entrepreneurship, foreign languages and also international level sporting facilities at Singapore.
After Class 12 there are dedicated GIIS career counsellors who will guide the students to apply for various career opportunities and extracurricular activities.
GIIS Custodians speak:
Mr. Rajeev Katyal, Country Director India, Global Indian International School, said, ‘every year we select a handful of students from across India to study at our flagship school in Singapore and it is with great pride I must share that all our scholarship students have managed to get admission in colleges of their choice. We believe that students in India have a lot of potential and being an Indian school of excellence at the global platform I feel that it is our moral responsibility to offer education at our flagship school to deserving students to shape their future. We have been offering scholarship to students for the last 5 years and with great pride and satisfaction I can say that all of them have done well for themselves and we will continue to do so.'
Ms. Punam Singhal, Principal, Global Indian International School Noida, said on this occasion, ‘I look forward to the day when students from GIIS Noida will be able to take the tests and qualify for studying at our flagship campus. GIIS Noida is a new school and in the next 4 years our first batch will be ready to take the board exams and I am confident that my students will be able to bag the scholarship on their own merit. I am extremely happy that a student from my state has won this prestigious scholarship. I wish the scholarship winners success and happiness in life.'