Siemens Limited has launched the 8th edition of Siemens Scholarship Program. Based on the German model of Dual Education, the program hones youth to become industry-ready engineers, and launch a sustainable career in engineering, R and D or manufacturing.
The scholarship program is available for students throughout the four years of graduation and 50% of scholarships is reserved for girls. As of 2020, 735 students from 77 government engineering colleges across 23 states in India have been part of the Siemens Scholarship Program.
The scholarship program follows a stringent selection process.
Eligibility criteria for the scholarship
- First-year students of Government Engineering colleges from Mechanical / Production, Electrical, Electronics Instrumentation, Electronics and Telecommunication and Computer Science /Information Technology streams can apply.
- Age: Up to 20 years
- SSC: Minimum 60% aggregate
- HSC or equivalent result: Minimum 50% aggregate and minimum 60% PCM aggregate
- Annual family Income: Not more than Rs. 2 lakhs
- Last date for receiving applications: February 15, 2021
Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Siemens Scholarship Program is a unique answer to India’s challenge of preparing industry-ready engineers. Siemens Scholars who have graduated from this program have turned role models in their communities. The lives of these students are completely transformed as they go through the program based on the German model of Dual Education and subsequently get employment in some of the best companies in the country. This is where Siemens is truly making real what matters.”
Here is the link for application: http://www.siemens.co.in/scholarship
Under this program, Siemens provides financial assistance to deserving meritorious students. Additionally, internships, mechatronics, soft skills training, projects and mentorships provided by Siemens will also acquaint these bright minds with the dynamics of the industry, thereby leading to their holistic development.
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