The Siemens Scholarship programme was a successful launch for engineering colleges in Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat. The second edition of the Siemens India Scholarship has been launched for engineering colleges across India. This scholarship programme will benefit meritorious engineering students from economically-disadvantaged families.
Encouraged by the overwhelming success witnessed in the first year, Siemens India is extending the scholarship programme to first-year engineering students in over 100 government engineering colleges across India.
Under this programme, Siemens will provide financial support to deserving students who lack the economic means - tuition fees, allowances for books, stationery and related expenses. Also, Siemens will support the students will holistic development plan. Siemens India also endeavours to support and promote technical education through this programme.
Sunil Mathur, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens India, said, "The objective of the Siemens Scholarship programme is to contribute to the development of an 'Industry-ready' workforce. Since the initiative's launch last year, we have received an overwhelming response from students, their parents and colleges. We wish to touch many more students this year too."
The scholarships are aimed to provide support to deserving candidates to pursue their education and launch a sustainable career in engineering, R&D or manufacturing. These students will be supported with a scholarship programme throughout the four years of graduation.