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Sunday, April 13, 2008

Usefi says lowest number of scholars, applicants in the East

"The eastern region, Kolkata included, has the lowest number of Fulbright and Humphrey scholars in the country, said authorities of the United States Education Foundation in India (Usefi) in the city today. Eastern India also has the lowest number of applicants for world-renowned research grant Fulbright Scholarship. Usefi officials attributed this to “a singular lack of ambition” among people of eastern India in general and Kolkata in particular."
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