K.C. Mahindra Education Trust announces 60th Anniversary Scholarships

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The KC Mahindra Education Trust (KCMET) has announced the results of the 2016 scholarships for Postgraduate Studies Abroad. KCMET in it's 60th year, has transformed lives of 1,70,000 students through its various initiatives.

The very first scholarship was for postgraduate studies abroad, which has helped many students pursue their higher education dreams abroad.

This year, KCMET received 750 applications from students, and 76 were shortlisted and are being interviewed by a panel comprising of Keshub Mahindra, the Chairman of Emeritus, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., Anand Mahindra, Chairman, Mahindra Group, Bharat Doshi, Chairman, Mahindra Intertrade Ltd., and Ulhas Yargop, Group President (IT Sector), Group CTO, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

The top three candidates have been conferred the K.C. Mahindra Fellowship and will receive an interest free loan scholarship of Rs. 8 lakhs each.

Ayush Singhania plans to study Structural Engineering & Geomechanics in Stanford University, Trushna Khivsara is pursuing her MBA in The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and Aashiq Muhamad has secured admission in Stanford University to study Mechanical Engineering.

In addition to the three students mentioned above, a total of 50 candidates will receive interest free scholarship loan of Rs. 4 lakh.

The students will be pursuing their post-graduation in a number of subjects ranging from Computer Science, to Engineering, MBA, Law and Economics, in various reputed universities that include Harvard, Stanford, Columbia, Carnegie Mellon and Yale in the USA, the University of Cambridge, and London School of Business in the UK and INSEAD in Singapore.

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Story first published: Thursday, July 21, 2016, 9:58 [IST]
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