ETS Announces 2013 TOEIC® and TOEIC Bridge™ Scholarship Programs in China

Now also offering scholarships to graduate and secondary vocational college students

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Princeton, N.J. (May 17, 2013) —

For the fourth consecutive year, Educational Testing Service (ETS) is offering TOEIC® and TOEIC Bridge™ Scholarship Programs in China. The scholarship programs recognize TOEIC and TOEIC Bridge test takers in China who excel academically and demonstrate well-rounded qualities such as participation in extracurricular activities, including community service. This year the program has been expanded to reach a broader audience of students preparing to enter the workforce.

ETS will award 40 TOEIC scholarships, each in the amount of 8,000 RMB, to eligible university students demonstrating high academic achievement, a desire to contribute to their community or school, and an outstanding ability to communicate in English. Thirty of these scholarships will be available for bachelor's degree students and 10 scholarships will be available for master's degree students. Completed applications must be postmarked by July 31, 2013. Detailed information regarding the ETS TOEIC Scholarship Program, including application materials, eligibility requirements and selection process, is available at www.ets.org/toeic/china/scholarships.

In addition, ETS will award 40 TOEIC Bridge scholarships, each in the amount of 4,000 RMB, to eligible vocational college students demonstrating outstanding academic achievements, contributions to their community or school, and their ability to communicate in English as evidenced by a valid TOEIC Bridge score. Thirty of these scholarships will be available to higher vocational college students and 10 will be available to secondary vocational college students. Completed applications must be postmarked by July 31, 2013. Detailed information regarding the ETS TOEIC Bridge Scholarship Program, including application materials, eligibility requirements and selection process, is available at www.ets.org/toeicbridge/china/scholarships

If you have questions about the application process, please contact the ETS China office at +86-10-68313831 or email toeic-scholarship@etsglobal.org (for TOEIC) and tb-scholarship@etsglobal.org (for TOEIC Bridge).

Scholarship winners will be publicly announced in September 2013.

The ETS Scholarship and Recognition Program (SRP) group, which annually awards millions of dollars in the United States and abroad, is coordinating the ETS Scholarship Program with ETS China. In addition to program consultation, SRP developed application materials and guidelines for the review of the applications.

About the TOEIC Tests

For more than 30 years the TOEIC test has been the global standard for measuring workplace English-language communication skills. The TOEIC assessment family, including the TOEIC Listening and Reading test, the TOEIC Speaking and Writing tests and the TOEIC Bridge™ test are used by nearly 14,000 businesses, organizations, and government agencies in 150 countries. In 2012, almost seven million TOEIC tests were administered worldwide, solidifying the TOEIC Program as the largest and most widely used English-language assessment for the workplace. For more information on the TOEIC tests and other services provided by the TOEIC Program visit www.ets.org/toeic.

About ETS

At ETS, we advance quality and equity in education for people worldwide by creating assessments based on rigorous research. ETS serves individuals, educational institutions and government agencies by providing customized solutions for teacher certification, English language learning, and elementary, secondary and post-secondary education, as well as conducting education research, analysis and policy studies. Founded as a nonprofit in 1947, ETS develops, administers and scores more than 50 million tests annually – including the TOEFL® and TOEIC® tests, the GRE® tests and The Praxis Series™ assessments – in more than 180 countries, at over 9,000 locations worldwide. www.ets.org