Ritika Mukherji, Amity International School Amongst Five Indian Rhodes Scholars For 2022
The Rhodes Scholarships are Post Graduate Awards providing transformative educational opportunities.
Ritika Mathur, Alumni Amity International School, Noida selected for Rhodes Scholarship
Ritika Mukherji, an Alumni from Amity International School, Noida has been selected amongst the five Rhodes Scholars-elect for India 2022.
Currently, a final year undergraduate student of Zoology at Miranda House, University of Delhi, Ritika completed her school at Amity International School Noida (2018-19 batch) where her love for Biology sprouted.
Expressing her excitement, Ritika said, “I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to our Chairperson, Dr Amita Chauhan Ma’am for providing me with an excellent platform for nurturing my talent and honing my skills. The confidence instilled in me and my personality developed at Amity helped me achieve this goal. While my exact area of application will be finalised in consultation with the Rhodes trust as Oxford, I would like to pursue neuroscience. I am also deeply interested in Indian classical vocals, western electrical keyboards, a cappella singing, roller hockey, skating, science communication and wildlife videography. “
The Rhodes Scholarship is one of the oldest and most prestigious international scholarship programmes that enable young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. The five Rhodes Scholars-elect for India 2022 were selected marking the culmination of a rigorous national selection process. For the second year running, the entire selection process was conducted virtually. After a competitive application process and two rounds of Preliminary interviews, the shortlisted finalists were interviewed and five of them were chosen to receive the prestigious scholarship. They have the golden opportunity to pursue their academic interest at the University of Oxford.
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