New Delhi [India], Aug 23 (ANI / PRNewswire): Six Indian students are the proud recipients of the 2021 Vice Chancellor’s Merit Scholarship at Deakin University.
The scholarships, worth INR 36 million, were awarded for study at one of the University’s campuses in Australia for the duration of study in a field of study of their choice.
Deakin congratulates this year’s recipients: Augusta Mariaraj, Bhavini Bhargava, Hritish Kakati, Moulishri Shukla, Rubaiyat Singh Takhar and Tanmay Arora.
The prestigious scholarship program is part of Deakin University’s ‘Changing Lives’ initiative, which aims to reward bright minds with 100% tuition waiver scholarships in emerging fields of STEM, sports, health and other areas of interest.
The Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious Scholarship Program for India, launched in 2014, has benefited 26 deserving scholars who have pursued their graduate studies in Australia, enabling them to pursue the careers of their dreams.
This year the scholarships have been offered in association with the strategic partners of Deakin Rajasthan University Royals, KPMG and FICCI, which correspond to the areas of interest chosen by the students.
Thirty finalists were selected from over five hundred entries received from across India. The finalists went through a rigorous selection process that included an initial selection based on their academic merit, extracurricular accomplishments and a final round of panel discussions and personal interviews.
The final round of selection of scholarship winners was conducted by a jury made up of senior representatives from Deakin University, the relevant strategic partner, and neutral representatives from academia and the private sector.
Professor Iain Martin, President and Vice-Chancellor of Deakin University, said the Merit Scholarships were part of the University’s commitment to foster engagement with India by helping talented Indian students to realize their ambitions of international education.
“Laureates will participate in the Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Excellence Program, which allows academics to explore their career aspirations and opportunities through development workshops and meetings, and regular consultations with an academic mentor.” , said Professor Martin.
“I would like to thank our industry partners for collaborating with us on this great initiative and I wish the winners the best of luck with their future endeavors,” added Professor Martin.
Ravneet Pawha, Assistant Vice President (Global) and CEO (South Asia) at Deakin, said: “I am confident that researchers will make the most of this opportunity to gain international experience and set new benchmarks in their field. study chosen. Speaking about his future at Deakin University, Tanmay Arora, one of the scholarship recipients in 2021, said, “I am very happy to have won the scholarship and I am truly grateful for this opportunity. Having worked on a number of research and development projects, I realized that I needed a holistic learning space to learn, grow, test and explore my ideas and inventions more than anything else. she (the scholarship) is amazing, not only because the tuition is paid, but I think the most interesting part for me was to be part of the Vice Chancellor’s Professional Excellence Program, which allowed me to go above and beyond and be ready for the careers of the future. Deakin University also offers other scholarships based on academic performance and scholarships of 20 percent and 25 percent of full tuition fees for online and on-campus study.
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