Manipal ProLearn, a leading professional learning platform and a division of Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) announced the Excelerate scholarship for its Data Science program on 20 November, this year. Under the endowment, up to 10 meritorious students will receive financial assistance of Rs. 1 lakh each. Also, one outstanding candidate will be offered a full fee waiver of Rs. 5 lakhs.
“The Excelerate scholarship is designed to encourage the most talented and students and professionals to apply for the program and help them transform their career trajectory,” said Gopal Devanahalli, Sr Vice-President, Manipal Global Education Services.
The Excelerate Scholarship is available for all aspiring data scientists after they have been provisionally admitted into the program. The scholarship will entitle up to ten students with a fee waiver of Rs 1 lakh and one student with a full tuition fee waiver. The students would be evaluated through a scholarship entrance test which will assess them on aptitude, data interpretation/ programming skills. These students would also be required to submit a Statement Of Purpose, which would be followed by an interview.
“Sustained excellence for our learners is at the epicentre of Manipal Global’s ethos. Keeping true to this spirit, the Excelerate scholarship will form the bridge between raw talent and the industry’s quest for professionals in Data Science. It is a natural step towards leveraging our expertise and stature as a leading data science training organisation to supplement India’s rise as knowledge economy capital of the world,” said Dr Yogesh Kumar Bhatt, Vice-President, IT-Education and Training, Manipal ProLearn.
Earlier this year, Manipal Prolearn had signed a memorandum of understanding with Equifax Inc, one of the world’s top three consumer credit reporting agencies, to create industry-ready professionals in the BFSI sector.The MoU was aimed at creating young professionals who are well-versed with data science and analytics skills.