Mumbai – K.C. Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) has announced that 62 candidates out of the 1,331 applicants are awarded the K. C. Mahindra Scholarship for post graduate studies in abroad.
The top 3 scholars will get a scholarship of Rs 800,000 each and the rest will receive a scholarship of Rs 400,000 each.
With a view to enable higher education for best students in India, the scholarship of Rs 2.6 cr. is awarded this year.
The shortlisted candidates included 28 graduates from the IITs, and the others 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 Mahindra Group strongly believes in the transformative power of education, both in the lives of individuals and of the country at large, Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group said.
Some truly outstanding candidates are chosen to receive the K C Mahindra scholarships and everyone should use this opportunity to drive positive change in lives and communities at large, he further added.
The candidates got the opportunity to ask questions from the panelists as well as to build networks. The Town hall session at this Reception involved discussions about the need of Skill Development and Research & Development (R&D) for the youth to develop futuristic technology to preserve, conserve and grow at the same time by using renewable, recyclable and alternative resources of energy.