Samsung Fellowship To Support Student Research Projects At IIT Madras And IIT Guwahati
100 fellowships have been given to undergraduate students while 30 fellowships have been given to postgraduate students so far.
Samsung India has launched the Samsung Fellowship award under its citizenship program Samsung Innovation Campus to promote research and enable youth to use technology for social good. This initiative strengthens Samsung’s commitment towards its vision of Powering Digital India.
Samsung has given fellowships to 100 undergraduate and 30 postgraduate engineering students at IIT Madras and IIT Guwahati. The fellowship will support chosen students in their projects that range from traffic estimation and dynamic control of traffic lights, anti-cancer drug research, intrusion detection system to power management for electric vehicles and liquid crystals in solar cells.
Final year engineering students, pursuing B.Tech, Dual Degree (B.Tech + M.Tech) and M.Tech/M.S. (Research), and working on a project that will lead to software or hardware products are eligible for the fellowship. Students from underprivileged backgrounds are given preference, and they must have a cumulative grade of over 6 in any branch of engineering. Samsung provides Rs 6,000 per month to undergraduates and Rs 25,000 per month to postgraduate students.
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