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Kent students awarded British Council India 70th Anniversary Scholarship

Posted on 23rd March 2018 by International Recruitment


Three University of Kent students have been awarded prestigious British Council India 70th Anniversary Scholarships.

Created as part of the British Council India’s 70th anniversary programme, the scholarships fund female Indian students undertaking a Master’s programme in STEM subjects in the UK. The Scholarships are intended to help promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls by supporting women who are likely to become leaders in their fields over the next twenty years.

The three University of Kent students awarded the scholarship are: Divya Manjusha Devagudi who is studying International Master's in Applied Actuarial Science MSc; Kirti Singal who is studying Applied Actuarial Science with an Industrial Placement MSc; and Cancer Biology MSc student, Veena Ganesan.

The successful scholars are pictured above with Kent alumna Deepika Naruka (International Conflict Analysis MA) at the British Council Founder’s Day celebration and felicitation programme that took place in Delhi on 17 March 2018.

The British Council 70th Anniversary Scholarships cover tuition fees only up to a ceiling of £30,000 for one year of study for Master’s programmes in STEM subjects that start in September or October 2018 for study in the UK.

For further details of the funding available to Indian students, including the £5,000 British Council GREAT India Scholarship, please see our Scholarships site.

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Last Updated: 23/03/2018