K. C. Mahindra Scholarship to 62 students in India
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019 | 03:09 PM
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Mumbai : The K. C. Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) announced that 62 candidates out of the one thousand 331 applicants are being awarded the K. C. Mahindra Scholarship for Post Graduate Studies Abroad. The top three scholars will get a scholarship of eight lacs each and the rest will receive a scholarship of four lacs each.

Aimed at enabling higher education for the brightest and best students in India, the total value of the scholarship awarded this year is 2.6 crores. The shortlisted candidates included 28 graduates from the IITs, and the balance are alumni of other premier educational institutes including BITS Pilani, the National Law Schools, Lady Shri Ram College, St. Xavier’s College, St. Stephens and Sir JJ College of Architecture. The candidates had secured admission to the highest-ranking universities overseas including Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Carnegie Mellon, Michigan, UC Berkeley, Georgia Tech, Pennsylvania, London Business School, LSE, Oxford & Cambridge. The scholars will be pursuing their post-graduation in subjects ranging from Computer Science, Engineering, MBA, Law, Public Policy and Economics.

The selection committee comprised of eminent leaders such as Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group; Bharat Doshi, Chairman, Mahindra Intertrade Ltd., Ulhas Yargop, Chairman, Bristlecone, Dr. Indu Shahani, President and Chair- Indian School of Design & Innovation and Indian School of Management & Entrepreneurship, Ranjan Pant, CEO Advisor, Global Strategy Management Consultant & Change Management Expert and Aishwarya Ramakrishnan, EA to the Chairman, Mahindra Group who interviewed the shortlisted candidates over a period of two days.

Commenting on the scholarship program and discussion with the candidates, Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said, “The Mahindra Group strongly believes in the transformative power of education, both in the lives of individuals and of the country at large. The calibre of young talent from across India never ceases to amaze me and this year was no different, with some truly outstanding candidates being chosen to receive the K. C. Mahindra scholarships. I hope that each of them uses this opportunity to drive positive change in their lives and in their communities at large.”

(ही बातमी मराठीत वाचण्यासाठी येथे क्लिक करा.)
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