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Santoor Women's Scholarship program for helping poor commences

AP Herald 2018-08-10 06:01:15

Hyderabad sources stated that Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting yesterday announced the third edition of Santoor Women's Scholarship program to help poor girl students pursue a degree of a minimum three year period. Accordingly the scholarship rolled out in collaboration with 'Wipro Cares' is offered to the students from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Karnataka, where each student is awarded of Rs 24,000 per annum.

Meanwhile Santoor Scholarship is a platform for empowering underprivileged girls by providing them with the financial support necessary for completing their graduation. Senior general manager of Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting S Prasanna Rai told reporters “We hope the girl students will come forward and use this opportunity”.


Moreover he said the scholarship was first offered in 2016 as an annual program and it has so far benefited 1,800 women, and each year, 900 students are offered the scholarship. Furthermore to qualify, the student must have passed her grade 10 and 12 from a government school/college. Further the applications for this year are available with all the government junior college principals across the three States, on www.santoorscholarships.com. Moreover the last date to submit the application is September 15.