Hyderabad Girl Awarded Scholarship Worth Rs 2 Crore to Study at US College

By Cyril Zachariah Updated On - Jul 28, 2021 07:31 PM

A Hyderabad girl has been selected for a Rs. 2 crore fellowship that will cover her entire tuition and living expenses in the US. She is one of the 6 students who have been conferred the scholarship as she displayed a 'drive and intrinsic motivation' to make a change in society.

Studying abroad is a dream of many in India but being selected for a prestigious scholarship to pursue higher education abroad is a unique circumstance only a few are fortuitous to experience.

One such person is Swetha Reddy, a 17-year old student, who has been awarded a fellowship worth Rs 2 crore. The fellowship, Designing Your Entrepreneurial Roadmap or DYER Scholarship has been awarded to Reddy towards her bachelor’s degree at US’ Lafayette College. Dreaming of studying abroad her whole life, Swetha Reddy is one of the 6 students from around the world who have been conferred the DYER Fellowship at Lafayette College.

Swetha was awarded the Fellowship for displaying a “drive and intrinsic motivation to impact their world along with a relentless focus on problem-solving”, a minimum requirement to receive the Lafayette College DYER Fellowship.

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Swetha Reddy is the daughter of Dr Andal Reddy and Professor Sanjay Reddy and will be pursuing her Bachelors in Mathematics and Computer Science offered by Lafayette College Pennsylvania. Expressing her excitement of pursuing higher education abroad, Swetha Reddy will be receiving the Rs 2 crore scholarship which will cover the entire tuition cost and living expenses for the duration of four years at Lafayette.

Directing her gratitude towards Dexterity Global, Swetha Reddy expressed her sentiment on receiving the scholarship, calling the offer “an honour and a privilege”.

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About Lafayette College DYER Fellowship

At Lafayette College Pennsylvania, DYER Fellowship is a paid sequenced and progressive programme that lasts a duration of 4 years. The programme is designed with the opportunity to instil the foundational mechanics of entrepreneurship and innovation, which is culminated through a $4,000 investment towards the development of the selected students.

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DYER uses Lafayette College’s extensive classroom education, the committed alumni network, an extensive range of liberal arts thinking as well as robust experiential learning to boost the students towards a life of innovation, creativity and 'intelligent risk-taking'.

With inputs from The New Indian Express

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