Wipro Consumer Care in collaboration with Wipro Cares has launched the seventh edition of the Santoor Women’s Scholarship Program in the States of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. For the first time, the scholarship will also be launched in Chhattisgarh. Santoor Scholarship aims to financially support girls from disadvantaged backgrounds who are keen to pursue their higher education,
Students in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Chhattisgarh who have passed 10th and 12th grade from a Government school/college and have enrolled in a degree program with a duration of minimum three years, at a recognised institution are eligible to apply for the scholarship.
Commenting on the initiative Mr S Prasanna Rai, Vice President – Marketing, Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting, said, “This year in total we are offering 1800 scholarships in four States. We have enhanced the scholarship in the 3 states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana from 300 scholarship per state to 500 per state. For the first time, we are launching the scholarship in Chhattisgarh and will be providing 300 scholarships. Over the last six years more than 4500 deserving women students from under privileged background have been able to pursue their dream education and become a graduate.”