Plaksha, an upcoming university backed by leading technology entrepreneurs, business leaders and corporates, today announced the prestigious ‘Bharti Scholarship’ for undergraduate students. Launched in association with Bharti Foundation with an aim of going beyond a financial commitment, Bharti Scholarship will be extended to exceptional students from diverse socio-economic backgrounds to pursue full-time undergraduate studies at Plaksha. The scholarship also aims to promote women in technology.
Introduced with a vision to go beyond financial commitment, it offers a transformational experience for students to develop academically and professionally. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to deserving candidates subject to eligibility through a stringent selection process. As part of this scholarship, the recipients known as “Bharti Scholars”, will be eligible for:
- Student mentoring program by senior faculty and industry leaders during the first year.
- Participation in Exchange Programs with Global Universities to broaden their horizon with projects, research, etc.
- Lifelong fellowship, visit Plaksha campus anytime, attend conferences that cover a wide range of topics and volunteer at Alumni events
Announcing the scholarship, Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice-Chairman, Bharti Enterprises and Co-Chairman, Bharti Foundation said, “We believe that one right step, no matter how small it is, can lay a solid foundation for transforming the Indian education system into a vibrant knowledge hub. Our aim to offer ‘Bharti Scholarship’ is to provide access to high-quality education across research, design, innovation and entrepreneurship to students, enabling them to be future-ready. We are confident that with this scholarship program, we will enable many bright students to pursue higher studies and achieve success in their life thereby contributing immensely to the country’s economic growth in the future.”
Vineet Gupta, MD, Jamboree Education and Founder and Trustee, Plaksha said, “We are thankful to Bharti to partner with Plaksha to offer ‘Bharti Scholarship’ to nurture bright young individuals from diverse socio-economic backgrounds and empower them to become trailblazers of tomorrow. Bharti’s vast experience and deep commitment to furthering quality education and research in India has added immense value to this collective mission. We are working together to build future leaders by providing them right tools to evolve as a professional and achieve success in life.”
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