Jabez Raju, a student of Palampur’s HPA University, has been selected for a doctoral scholarship by the US government to receive a grant of INR 21,00,000 per annum for his research at Clemson University. The scholarship will be awarded for a period of six years.
Raju will pursue his doctoral studies with the Biological Sciences Department at the university. He had submitted his research proposal for research in insects and cancer.
Raju is currently enrolled as an MSc student at Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University (HPAU)’s Entomology Department of the College of Agriculture of HPAU.
At HPAU as well, Raju was a recipient of a scholarship from the Indian Council of Agriculture Research. After his bachelor's, he cleared a national test conducted by the Indian Council of Agriculture Research.
Raju had completed his bachelor's from Agriculture University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.
Raju expressed gratitude and credited his parents and mentors for his success. He has been mentored by Dr B Subramaniam, Dr S Dayakar, and Dr Prem Chand Sharma who was his research guide.
Dr HK Chaudhary, Professor and VC, HPAU felicitated and congratulated him. He expressed being proud on behalf of the university. He stated that the prestigious scholarship was an honour for the university.
Clemson University has over 1400 scholarships, projects and programmes. Founded in 1889, Clemson is a public research university, comprising seven colleges dedicated to Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Business; Education; Science; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; and Behavioural, Social and Health Sciences.
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Source: Dainik Tribune