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Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Call for nominations for Graham Bell Scholarship award

Aegis has established Alexander Graham Bell scholarships as a tribute to the father of the telephony, Sir Alexander Graham Bell. This scholarship is intended to promote the innovation in telecommunication and to provide recognition for outstanding contributions in this field and also hunt for the potential best brains who can be groomed as leaders and scholars in this field. 

These awards are for following category:

  1. Telecommunication Technology Innovation for professionals and academicians working in this field.
  2. Telecom Business Innovation for professionals working in this field.
  3. Next Graham Bell for bachelors/ masters degree candidates in engineering, science and technology of 2010, 2009, 2008 and 2007 batch.
These scholarships shall be awarded through national competitions carried out in transparent manner by the selection committee comprising of eminent people from the academia and industry. This scholarship endorses Aegis's commitment to hunt the best brains and edifying their careers. This attempt will also ensure a reliable supply of highly qualified personnel to meet the needs of growing telecom industry. 

Alexander Graham Bell Scholars receive:
  • Certificate and Medal of Alexander Graham Bell Scholar in a award ceremony.
  • Certificate of Basic Aptitude Test for Employability (BATE).
  • Guaranteed admission to Masters Program in Telecom Management (MPTM)/ MBA /MS in Telecom Management or EMPTM/ EMBA in Telecom studies at Aegis.
  • This scholarship covers up to 100% tuition fee waiver of INR 450,000 in Full Time Masters Program in Telecom Management (MPTM)/ MBA Telecom and 300,000 in Part Time Executive Program/EMBA. 
Eligibility for category 3 (students):
  • Minimum score of 70% or 7.5 CGPA (on 10 scale) or 3.5 GPA (on 4 scale) in BS, BE/BTech, MCA, MTech, MSc and MS.
  • For candidates from IITs, NITs (former RECs), Mumbai University, Pune University and top 30 Engineering colleges in India Minimum score of 65% or 7.0 CGPA (on 10 scale) Selection Process:
The selection committee comprises of eminent leaders from industry and academia under the guidance of Mr. V. P. Chandan, Director, Aegis; Former President, Qualcomm India; Consultant, World Bank.

Selection process for Category 1 and 2: 
  • Basic Application ( application, recommendation letters, CV, other documents etc)
  • Submit a white paper/ proposal on the work you have done. The white paper should contain an abstract of not more than 500 -1000 words or one page and the paper itself should not exceed three pages.
  • Short listing
  • Interview Application Time line for Category 1 & 2:
  • Last Date for submission of nomination is 25 March 2010
Selection Process for Category 3:
Application deadline for Category 3:
Last Date for submission of Application form is 20 March 2010

* Candidates who have any one of the following test scores they need not to appear for the aptitude test.
GMAT (Min 600), GRE (min 1000) and CAT (Min 85) (Aegis GRE code is 5730)

Interview Date & Location 
  • Delhi 22 Feb 2010
  • Hyderabad 25 Feb 2010
  • Bangalore 26 Feb 2010
  • Chennai 27 Feb 2010
  • Mumbai 03 Mar 2010
  • Pune 05 Mar 2010
  • Kolkatta 08 Mar 2010
  • Bhubaneshwar 09 Mar 2010
  • Allahabad 10 Mar 2010
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