Panaji: The Gera School, a very prestigious school school in Goa, has announced the noble initiative of offering Bursary and Academic Proficiency Scholarships for meritorious and deserving students to avail of quality education. This first-of-its-kind financial support by a leading international-curriculum school will immensely benefit students who have been consistently displaying strong performance in academics in the school they are currently studying in , as well as for students who would require financial assistance to have access to better education.
Rohit Gera, Managing Director, Gera Developments and Chairman Advisory Committee, The Gera School said, “The Gera School’s founding intent has been to give back to Goan society. Consequently, the Bursaries aim to make good quality education accessible to a wider section of the society by alleviating financial hurdles. Through offering the Academic Proficiency scholarships, The Gera School seeks to reward hard work and talent and thus contribute to building a society which values merit and perseverance. This scholarship will enable and empower deserving students to have exposure to new age learning and thereby enhance their overall development. These are tough times due to the COVID pandemic. We need to show more empathy, compassion and support to help people overcome the inherent challenges of this situation. Offering scholarships is one step in that direction.”
Interested and qualified students need to fill the online application form available on this link – https://scholarship.thegeraschool.com/. Students of all Grades can apply for the Bursary scholarships, while the Academic Proficiency scholarships would be awarded only to students currently in Grade 6 and above who are interested in joining The Gera School. Parents of applicants are required to submit their attested salary certificate or income tax returns of the last two years along with the application. The Gera School offers a limited number of scholarships, and their issuance/non-issuance is at the sole discretion of the school.
The Gera School is located at Kadamba Plateau, recognized by the nationally and internationally accepted Cambridge Board. It is strongly focused on all-round development of children and works towards ensuring that students gain not only academic proficiency, but also vocational, co-curricular, and daily life skills which would enable them to navigate the modern world successfully. It emphasises on high quality education both within and beyond the four walls of the classroom and has been at the forefront in adapting to new methods and technology in delivering the best of education to its students. For instance, since the beginning of the pandemic and through consequent lockdowns, The Gera School has been exceptionally adept at transitioning to online teaching and virtual classrooms without compromising on students’ wellbeing and the learning experience.