NDTV-Deakin Scholarships 2017

NDTV-Deakin Scholarships 2017

NDTV Deakin Scholarship Program was launched in April 2015 to offer one 100% tuition fee scholarship to a candidate for studies at Deakin University, Australia. Winner of the inaugural scholarship program is currently studying Bachelor of Communication (Journalism).

2016 got bigger and better and saw four meritorious students win 100% tuition fee scholarships.

In 2017, the program entered its 3rd year and offered two scholarships each, for undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

In the first round, held in January 2017, Rupa Subramaniam from Chennai won the postgraduate scholarship, and is now studying MBA (International) at Deakin University, Australia. The second round of applications were open for 1 Postgraduate and 2 Undergraduate scholarships.

Winners for this year's undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships have been announced. To know more about the winners, watch the video here below:

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Students Battle Against Each Other To Win NDTV Deakin Scholarships 2017

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NDTV-Deakin Scholarships 2017

The proud winner of the first round of the NDTV-Deakin Scholarship 2016 is Arvind Sreenivas from Chennai. Arvind is an engineer, an off-Spinner, an athlete agent, a sports marketer and a merchandising expert. After his high schooling from Chennai, he completed his undergraduate studies in engineering from VIT University.

Arvind’s has enrolled to study Master of Business (Sport Management) at Deakin University which is not only one of the best ranked sports management degree in Australia but also the longest running program with a very strong advisory board and massive industry links.

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About The Scholarship

NDTV has been a pioneer in the Indian TV journalism space and has often leveraged the power of its reach to bring about positive changes in society and to solve real world problems through dedicated and innovative programing.

Deakin, one of Australia’s most progressive University, has initiated a campaign called “Changing 100 Lives” which aims to enable students to access, participate and achieve a higher education regardless of their location, socio-economic status or family situation.

As natural partners towards a common cause, of "Changing Lives", the NDTV Deakin Scholarship Program was launched in April 2015 to offer one 100% tuition fee scholarship to a deserving candidate for enrolment for onshore studies at Deakin University in Australia. 2016 promised to be bigger and better and saw four meritorious students win 100% tuition fee scholarships. In its 3rd year now, we are offering two scholarships each for under graduate or postgraduate level studies.

The objective of the NDTV Deakin Scholarship is to identify deserving students with meritorious academic history and holistic achievements and to offer them a chance to enroll for on-shore graduate or post graduate programs at Deakin University, Australia, with the view of giving back to India the skills and experience it needs in various areas.

About Deakin University

With more than 50,000 students, Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities. Amongst the recent accolades won by the University, was the 5-star rating awarded by the prestigious university ranking organization, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS). Deakin University also features in the top 50 of the QS ranking of the world's universities less than 50 years old.

Deakin has been the first Australian university to establish its presence in India. The university opened its office in New Delhi over two decades ago and since then has been offering students the assistance and counselling required regarding course options, fee, scholarships, and accommodation. Deakin aims to create global graduates and to engage in activities that lead to development of a knowledge based society.

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