5 Oct : A leading European research and advanced engineering group along with the French Embassy is offering scholarships to 25 meritorious engineering students from India for post-graduate studies in France.
The 25 full scholarships of 30,000 Euro each will be offered to students who wish to enroll in a MS programme of two years duration, beginning academic session September 2009, in all core engineering fields by ALTEN, the European research and development consulting and advanced engineering network and the French Embassy.
"The application form for these corporate scholarships (ATS- Alten Training Solution) is available online at the website www.nplusi.com," ALTEN India Coordinator (Engineering Programme) Revati Arole said.
No prior knowledge of French is required at the time of applying. Students do not need to take qualifying tests such as GRE or GMAT and will not be required to sign a bond with the company, she said.
Selection will be on the basis of academic merit, coherence of the statement of purpose, quality of recommendation letters and a personal interview, she added.
ALTEN is a network which brings together over 70 premier post-graduate engineering institutions in France.Last year, the network had offered 10 scholarships to Indian students which have been raised to 25 this time and it plans to raise the number to 40 next year.
The network offers about 120 scholarships to students from across the world and has definite plans of increasing the number offered to Indian students each year.DDINEWS