08 Jan 2021 10:39 IST

Siemens Ltd launches scholarship programme

Siemens will also provide the students with internships, soft skills trainings, projects, and mentorships

Siemens Ltd has launched the eighth edition of Siemens Scholarship Programme. Based on the German model of Dual Education, the programme hones youth to become industry-ready engineers, and launch a sustainable career in engineering, R&D or manufacturing.

Preparing industry-ready engineers

Under this programme, Siemens provides financial assistance to deserving meritorious students. Additionally, internships, mechatronics, soft skills trainings, projects and mentorships, provided by Siemens will also acquaint these bright minds with the dynamics of the industry, thereby leading to their holistic development. The scholarship programme is available for students throughout the four years of graduation and 50 per cent 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 Programme.​

Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, said, “Siemens Scholarship Programme is an answer to India’s challenge of preparing industry-ready engineers. Siemens scholars who have graduated from this programme have turned role models in their communities. The lives of these students are completely transformed as they go through 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."

 

Eligibility

The scholarship program follows a stringent selection process. The first-year students of Government Engineering colleges from the streams can apply — mechanical/production, electrical, electronics, instrumentation, electronics and telecommunication, and computer science technology,

The age should be up to 20 years, and minimum 60 per cent aggregate in SSC. The HSC or equivalent result should also be a minimum of 50 per cent aggregate and minimum 60 per cent PCM aggregate. The annual family income should not be more than ₹2 lakh. Last date for receiving applications is February 15, 2021. Interested can apply here: www.siemens.co.in/scholarship

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