Delhi boy bags Cambridge scholarship
Out of the four students selected across the country, a Delhiite has bagged the University of Cambridge Manmohan Singh undergraduate scholarships for 2012.
The scholarships are provided by University of Cambridge International Examinations (Cambridge assessment).
Delhi Public School International student Gaurav Kumar has been offered a scholarship to study engineering at Selwyn College.
“It really is a dream come true and I would like to thank everyone, especially my parents, teachers and friends who stood by me throughout. I look forward to the challenge of living up to the faith bestowed on me,” said Kumar.
Other students are Payoshaa Shah from Prabhavati Padamshi Soni International Junior College, Mumbai, who is offered a scholarship to study Politics, Psychology and Sociology at Newnham College, Devang Agrawal, Florets International School, Kanpur, for engineering at Queen’s College and Mayukh Krtan Mukhopadhyay, Calcutta International School, West Bengal, for Economics at King’s College.
The scholarship program me will provide full funding, covering fees and living expenses for undergraduate study at the university.
It was launched to provide financial assistance to exceptional students in India who could not otherwise afford to go to Cambridge.