For the first time ever a ‘Scholarship Day – ZEST 2019-20’ was organized today at the Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ). Around 400 students received scholarship worth a whopping Rs. 2.80 crores in as many as 17 categories.
On the occasion Chief Guest of the Program, Chairperson MUJ, Dr. K. Ramnarayan said that to the students that the University has recognized you for your academic performance which is the first step. The Certificate as well as the photograph taken today will stand you in good stead. He appreciated the MUJ for having initiated the concept of Scholarship Day.
The President of MUJ, Dr. GK Prabhu said on the occasion that this is for the first time that the University has started the concept of the Scholarship Day. The idea is to recognize the meritorious students and motivate them to do even better. He also announced that from next year the scholarship day will also have yet another award for Team Excellence which will also involve the faculty team members.
Among the scholarship given today were: 6 TMA Pai Engineering Scholarships (Rs. 9,83,950); 137 TMA Pai Merit Scholarships (Rs. 1,32,81,625); 2 TMA Pai Excellence Scholarships (Rs. 1,95,000) and 38 Rajasthan Merit Scholarships (Rs. 34,60,000). Similarly, scholarships were also offered for 8 wards of single mothers (Rs. 3,54,500); 28 local region students (Rs.14,20,000); 24 sports persons (Rs.20,32,950) and 55 students of higher semesters (Rs. 19,31,500), among others.
The Guests of Honour on the occasion were Group President Academia, Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG), Mr. Rajen Padukone and Group President HR, MEMG, Mr. Nishith K. Mohanty. The Vote of thanks was delivered by the Registrar of MUJ, Dr. Ravishankar Kamath.