Onboards three additional agriculture research institutes in India for this program
Cargill India in partnership with the Institute of International Education (IIE) announced the awardees of the 8th edition of Cargill Global Scholars Program 2020. The program provides financial support and is aimed at promoting students who demonstrate exemplary academic achievements, leadership potential and study in food, agriculture and risk management. In India, 10 scholarships are being awarded for this academic year to students from leading science and technology institutions – Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Delhi and Gandhinagar, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli, Indian Institute of Science Bengaluru and Lady Shri Ram College for Women. Under the two-year scholarship program, selected students will receive scholarship funds of US$2,500 per year for up to two years.
Taking a step further this year, the program will be onboarding three new reputed institutions; ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal for their B.Tech. (Dairy Technology) program, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana for their B.Tech. (Food Technology) program and University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru for B.Tech (Ag.Engg) and B.Tech (Food Tech) programs. Students selected from these institutions will be awarded scholarships next year, which includes financial support as well as leadership development opportunities under the program.