It is that time of year when students graduating from international schools and junior colleges are actively planning their future to continue their studies in India or abroad.
Understandably, students and parents demand the very best in education, and some of the world’s most renowned institutions in North America and Europe prove to be attractive destinations.
The wheels have already been set in motion for quality academic internships at international universities at a top school based in Mumbai. JBCN International School’s 2021-22 IBDP and A-batch graduate students not only received offers from prestigious universities in North America and the UK, but also received a record number of scholarships. The scholarships, which exceed $2.5 million, will provide learners with easy access to some of the best educational institutions in the world.
So far, these students have received internship offers from universities such as University of California (Berkeley), University of California (Los Angeles), Boston University, UMASS (Amherst), the University of Oxford, the University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, University College London and the University of Toronto to name a few. The total scholarship amount is expected to increase further as more students get university offers in the coming days.
JBCN has been a pioneer in Indian education for over three decades, running 14 educational institutes in pre-school, national and international schools with a range of programs such as International Baccalaureate (IB), Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) and Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (ICSE). The institute has four international schools spread across different locations in Mumbai. Addressing the scholarship midday, Mr. Kunal Dalal, Managing Director of JBCN Education, said, “We are extremely proud of the outstanding results. At JBCN, we always strive for excellence, whether in academics, sports, or the performing arts. We strive to provide a progressive education for learners from diverse backgrounds to become global citizens, future leaders and problem solvers. I would like to congratulate all the recipients and their facilitators for their hard work. This influx of scholarships and internships is a testament to JBCN’s educational philosophy and expert faculty. »
Vittada Badgeri from JBCN International School (Parel) has received a university offer to study Psychological and Behavioral Sciences (PBS) at the University of Cambridge, which ranks 3rd in the world according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2022. Aditi Ahuja Sapru from JBCN International School (Oshiwara) has received an offer to study Economics and Business Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), which ranks 11th according to the 2022 College Factual Rankings. Another learner, Rishikesh Kanabar from JBCN International School (Borivali), received an offer to study BEng Computing from Imperial College London, which ranked 7th in the QS World Rankings this year.
“We have the best counseling experts in our schools with years of experience supporting learners through every step of the college application process – from career counseling to college applications. guidance work closely with learners from year eight onwards to encourage them to reflect and plan Learner strengths, areas of development and interests are assessed in detail through psychometric tests, workshops and ongoing interactions with these counsellors,” Mr. Kunal Dalal added while explaining the school’s approach to career and academic guidance.
JBCN International Schools had a great year with impressive college internships and a record number of scholarships. The EduCreative learning program really allowed the children to excel and reach for the stars.