2013 Nissan Foundation Scholarship awarded to IIT-M students

Two students of Indian Institute of Technology, Madras have been conferred with Nissan Global Foundation Scholarships. The successful duo, Mr. Suraj Vallamkonda and Ms. Sripriya Kalidoss are both from Mechanical Engineering of IIT-M.

2013 Nissan Foundation Scholarship awarded to IIT-M students

They were declared winners through a joint selection committee which included teams consisting of officials from Nissan Global Foundation and professors of IIT Madras. Vallamkonda and Kalidoss who were chosen from among a total of 50 students will each receive financial grant amounting to INR 1.2 lakhs.

They will also be taken on a tour of Nissan headquarters, production plant and R&D Centre in Japan, while they will intern at Renault Nissan Technology and Business Centre India Pvt. Ltd. This is the fourth year that Nissan is actively engaged in collaborative research projects called ‘Nissan Support Program’, with IIT-M in the area of automotive technology. The company also offers internships to students and assists young researchers in areas of engineering, science, management, humanities and social studies.