Deakin University Partners with Indian organizations, offers scholarships to Indian Students

Talib Khan/ Rahul Kumar Jha

New Delhi, (11/3/2019): Deakin University from Australia today announced Four High Value Scholarships in partnership with Indian organisations. These scholarships are available as 100% tuition fee wavers for the entire duration of the study at Deakin University in Australia.

The four categories in which the scholarships are being provided are,
Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), in association with Biocon, India’s largest biopharmaceutical Industry.

Sports scholarships in collaboration with Rajasthan Royal IPL team.
Creative arts scholarships with leading media groups.
Deakin UG’s and PG’s scholarships.

These scholarships fall within the ambit of Deakin University’s Vice Chancellor’s meritorious scholarships and were first introduced for Indian aspirants in 2014. Under this scholars are inducted into the Vice Chancellor’s professional excellence program.

While briefing the media about the Scholarships and the 25 years of relationship between Deakin and Indian Institutions Ravneet Pahwa, Deputy Vice President (Global Engagent) and CEO (South Asia), Deakin University said, “Deakin’s meritorious scholarships in India is an integral part of our efforts to provide an opportunity to the talented youth of the country. Deakin has also invested AUD 11 million in research collaborations in India over the past 5 years, and are planning to infuse another 9 million AUD in next three years.

Jane Hollander, VC and President Deakin University while talking to Ten News said, “the collaboration with Indian organisation for the scholarships is an important bridge to enable more and more students to study abroad and gain from international experience. In the coming years, these very themes will be extremely crucial as the requirements for skills and knowledge undergo rapid transformation”.

Deakin University has infused AUD 2 million in VC scholarships in the last 4 years, and plans to invest over AUD 1 million in the next 3 years. 19 students have received this scholarships since its inception in 2014.

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