Deepika Soni, a student of IIT, Gandhinagar has bagged the Cargill Global Scholarship along with 9 other students from across the country for the year 2019-20. The Cargill Global Scholarship is a two-year scholarship program which provides financial support to the undergraduate students. As Miss Soni is a recipient of this scholarship, she will receive up to $2,500 (Rs. 1.73 lakh) per annum for up to two years. Deepika Soni is an Electrical engineering student from Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar. She will be provided with the opportunity of the Cargill Global Scholars Programme offers which includes leadership development through seminars, networking events, case study presentations, and a one-on-one mentoring program.
Deepika was really overwhelmed on receiving the scholarship. She has stated to the media that she feels extremely proud and happy for getting selected as one of the Cargill Global Scholar of the Year. Apart from receiving the scholarship money for two years, it will also help her to get a global perspective on the issues we are currently struggling with.
She has also stated that she will be attending an in-country seminar this year in September and a global seminar next year around the same time. She is looking forward to this opportunity and is enthusiastic and excited to meet her fellow scholars from all over India and the world.
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