Science, math and engineering students from India, pursuing doctoral degrees at Carnegie Mellon University will receive additional support. The support will be given through fellowships provided by India's Science and Engineering Research Board.
Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) president Subra Suresh and Prof. T K Chandrashekar, Secretary of the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of the Government of India, recently signed an agreement to this effect.
The agreement calls for $2.4 million in fellowships over the next five years.
The fellowships will be provide stipends for Indian students for a minimum of 5 Indian students every academic year.
The programme is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2016.
More than 1,300 students from India attended Carnegie Mellon last year.