Michael & Susan Dell Foundation Funds Landmark State-wide School Quality Improvement Program
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is partnering with the Department of School Education, Government of Haryana to to support Haryana’s landmark state-wide school Quality Improvement Programme (QIP). By signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), both parties affirmed their commitment to make Haryana a leading State in quality education for its students. The QIP will impact 1.6 million children in grades 1 to 8 of approximately 12,000 government primary and middle schools across Haryana.
Announcing the 2014 Class of Dell Scholars
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation today announced its 11th class of Dell Scholars, providing 300 students with the chance to obtain a college degree. The program offers resources and mentoring, in addition to financial assistance, to ensure low-income, at-risk students have the comprehensive support needed to successfully earn a bachelor’s degree.
Anudip receives grant to expand IT-based vocational training
Anudip Foundation, an Indian skills development nonprofit, today announced a grant of INR 10 million, from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, a charitable foundation focused on improving the lives of impoverished children in the United States, South Africa and India. Over the next two years, the grant will help towards Anudip’s information technology-based vocational training, and cover 7,000 marginalized urban youth in Eastern India. Anudip will deploy the grant to offset its students’ training and placement costs, thereby enabling more urban youth to participate in India’s knowledge economy.