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December 2011 Quarterly e-Newsletter - Issue 2
Namrata Jha, Acting Director
It gives me immense pleasure to share the second issue of The Institute of International Education (IIE) India e-newsletter.
Report on International Educational Exchange
The new and much-awaited Open Doors data was released in Washington DC, on November 14, 2011.
Leadership Journey
Jharkhand is a state in East India that the World Bank reports as having one of the worst poverty rates, the highest prevalence of child malnutrition, and the most elevated infant mortality rates in the country.
International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP)
The International Academic Partnership Program (IAPP) is an important initiative of IIE's Centre for International Partnerships in Higher Education that seeks to foster institutional partnerships between higher education institutions in the U.S. and those abroad.
Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships Program
The British Council is currently inviting applications for Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships Program 2012 for Doctoral studies at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge.
Director's Message
It gives me immense pleasure to share the second issue of The Institute of International Education (IIE) India e-newsletter. The inaugural issue is always full of enthusiasm but the challenge is to present subsequent issues with the same vigor. That said, we present our second issue to share updates about IIE's work and present information regarding scholarships, fellowships and conferences in the South Asia region. This issue also entails guest contributions by Ms. Anita Anand , Director, Com First, who is presenting her take on leadership; and Mr. Murari M. Choudhury, who discusses his experiences as a leadership fellow and grantee of IIE in advancing the agenda of health in the Jharkhand region. For more Information Clik Here...
Special Features

Report on International Educational Exchange
The new and much-awaited Open Doors data was released in Washington DC, on November 14, 2011.
Open Doors 2011: Report on International Educational Exchange provides comprehensive analysis of academic mobility between the United States and other countries. The Report features graphic displays, maps, tables, figures and policy-oriented analysis. The publication is an essential resource for those interested in the trends in the worldwide movement of students.
The Open Doors Report is an annual publication of IIE and is supported by a grant from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State.
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Guest Articles
Leadership Journey - By Murari M. Choudhury of NEEDS
Jharkhand is a state in East India that the World Bank reports as having one of the worst poverty rates, the highest prevalence of child malnutrition, and the most elevated infant mortality rates in the country. In response to the low health indicators and poverty facing the region, I founded the Network of Enterprise Enhancement and Development Support's (NEEDS). For more Information Click Here...

The Soul of Leadership - By Anita Anand of Com First (India) Private Ltd
"Being a leader is the most crucial choice one can make – it is the decision to step out of the darkness into the light." Leadership: You can’t get away from it. We want and look up to leaders and want to be leaders – and are leaders. The definition, traits, skills and experiences of leadership are constantly evolving, like shifting sands. For more Information Click Here...
Programs
Leadership Development for Mobilizing Reproductive Health (LDM) Program Evaluation
The Institute of International Education (IIE) has been one of the Packard Foundation's Population Program anchor grantees in leadership development for the past ten years. Since its inception in 2000, the Leadership Development for Mobilizing Reproductive Health (LDM) program has strived to build and sustain a critical core of well-trained emerging and established leaders who have the vision, commitment, knowledge and skills to improve the delivery of reproductive health (RH) and family planning (FP) services in Bihar and Jharkhand. For more Information Click Here...

The Avery Dennison Foundation InvEnt Scholarship 2012
The Avery Dennison Foundation InvEnt (Invention + Entrepreneurship) Scholarship Program is designed to recognize and reward invention, innovation and excellence in high-achieving students studying in the fields of science, engineering and technology at selected higher education institutions in India. The Program was developed to encourage students to continue in these fields after graduation by helping them meet their financial obligations during their university attendance. The scholarship is primarily merit-based and selected students will receive a US $1,200 scholarship to be used in their second year of study. For more Information Click Here...
Announcements
Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships Program
The British Council is currently inviting applications for Dr. Manmohan Singh Scholarships Program 2012 for Doctoral studies at St. John’s College at the University of Cambridge For more Information Click Here...
UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme for young researchers from developing countries- 2012
The UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Research Fellowships Programme (UNESCO/Japan Young Researchers’ Fellowship Programme) funded under the Japanese Funds-in-Trust for the capacity-building of Human Resources will aim,
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Indian Science Congress, January 3-7, 2012 Bhubaneswar,Orissa.
India’s most prestigious and largest annual scientific event will be organized by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) and as per the tradition The Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh shall inaugurate the summit. The focal theme of 99th ISC “Science and Technology for Inclusive Innovation - Role of Women”, will deliberate the power of science and technology in Indian innovation system simultaneously saluting the transition displayed by women and their emergence as true epitomes of power and courage. Over ten thousand national and international delegates including a large number of   distinguished scientists & Nobel Laureates shall be attending the 99th ISC. For more Information Click Here...
Australian University International Student Scholarships 2012
Applications are invited from qualified international students for scholarships to undertake the degree of Master by Research or Doctor of Philosophy at The University of Western Australia. Last date for submitting applications is March 2, 2012. For more Information Click Here...
Emerging Directions in Global Education (EDGE) 2012 March 12-14, 2012 India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
EDGE Forum EDGE Forum is a group of leading educational institutions from the public and private sector committed to promoting highest standards of education, value systems and governance in the field of higher education. For more Information Click Here...
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