Missouri State University announces Scholarships and Tailor-made courses for Indian Students

Bangalore, 5 May 2017 , 2017:Missouri State University has announced special scholarships for Indian students. During his visit to India Colonel Stephen Robinette Associate Vice President, International Studies, MSU, USA, made a number of important announcements for Indian Students. Colonel Robinette also discussed some issues viz. US Immigration rules, safety and security of Indian students in Missouri State University.

TheUniversity has announced “International Excellence Scholarship” of$5000 each, per year for Indian Students. Students with animating skills anddisciplined approach towards learning can avail this scholarship throughouttheir duration of study in Missouri State University. The “InternationalExcellence Scholarship” will help students to overcome the financialstrain while studying in the US. Explaining the same Col. Robinette, AssociateVice President, International Students, MSU said, “MSU has notlimited‘International Excellence Scholarship’ to any numbers and offers the samescheme to all eligible candidates. We believe that it will be unjustified torestrict scholars in numbers. One, who has merit and is eligible, will keepgetting it like earlier.”

ColonelRobinette while addressing the immigration issues of Indian students said, “Wehave welcomed Indian students for over ten years and will continue to do sowith the same zeal and enthusiasm.” Our Sub continent office, based out of theNational Capital Region, is continuously in touch with all aspiring studentsand their parents to give proper and thorough counselling, direct or via theapproved education agents. The office provides guidance support in terms ofapplying for a visa and the interview, thereafter.

MissouriState University is a diverse university which has maintained a globalfocus for more than 25 years. Missouri State University is predominantlyannouncing courses which are tailor-made for Indian Students. For instance, MSUhas introduced a new course, Master of Science in Computer Science for IndianStudents. Post the paper of New Immigration Rule was signed by President TrumpIndian students are apprehensive to study in US universities. Thus, theuniversity has announced Computer Science course to ease out situation forIndian Students. Degree in Computer Science and STEM from US University allowsstudents to work 3 years without work Visa in the USA. 

Talkingabout the safety and security of Indian Students Col. Robinette said,“Ourcampuses are patrolled 24/7 and there are support groups for students thatrequire extra attention. In view of the recent unfortunate events, we havetightened our security even further. We have a zero tolerance policy for anysort of racism or discrimination. Our students can freely approach theInternational student services for any sort of support they may require.”


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