03-05-2015, 07:17 PM
Two students of the University of Delhi are among the five Indians who have made it to the list of Rhodes scholars this year.
Rhodes Scholarships postgraduate awards are awarded to outstanding all-round students, allowing them to 2:58 the years of study at Oxford University.
Mayanka Lady Sri Ram College Mukherjee and Sonali Chowdhry Miranda House will be heading to the University of Oxford in October, 2015, together with three other candidates from India.
Mukherjee, a student of final year sociology Lady Shri Ram College, has been selected to undertake the MPhil visual material and the Museum of anthropology.
She also competed in the theater through the Guide, scriptwriting and acting, focusing on bodily dialogue with spaces.
Chowdhary, who graduated from Miranda House this year with a Bachelor's degree in economics, is planning to pursue master's degree in the same subject at Oxford.
She conducts research on providing affordable maternal health through competitive programs voucher street trade in the urban economy and the Dalits of mutual insurance companies in India.
Speaking about his chosen course, Chowdhry said: "I want to examine the impact of international economic integration for developing countries".
Other researchers include Sanya 2015 Samtani, a graduate law student at NALSAR University of law, Bangalore, Mansi COURT graduate student of the Law Faculty of the national law school of India University in Bangalore and Carl Britto, in the final year medical student at the Medical College of St. John Hospital, Bangalore. PTI
The total value of the award, established in 1902, is estimated to be $ 50,000 each year, which includes tuition fees, an annual stipend of $ 13,390, medical insurance, and also home of the scientist.
Two hundred and seven candidates from 86 different colleges and universities reached the final stage of the competition, including 10 who had never had a student win a Rhodes Scholarship.
The famous Rhodes Scholar from India include Economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia, writer Girish Karnard, experts in environmental law Lavanya Rajamani, a political commentator, psephologist Mahesh Rangarajan and and Olympic Ranjit Bhatii among others.