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Anjna and Anil Tara Chandra Scholarship


Anjna and Anil Tara Chandra Scholarship

Anjna and Anil Tara Chandra Scholarship has been instituted in the year 2020 and is open to all postgraduate students. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one PG student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. PG students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible.

Ms Shivani graduated from IITGN with a Masters in Civil Engineering in 2013, the first batch of M.Tech graduates. She received her Ph.D. degree in the area of the asphalt mix design and pavement construction from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA. Currently, she is an Associate Civil Engineer at the City of Lawton, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA. She is an excellent sportsperson and won Gold, silver and bronze medals in Shot Put & Discuss throw in the years 2011 and 2012 in various Inter IIT Sports meet. In addition, she holds a record in the discus throw at the 2012 Inter-IIT Sports meet. She is also a recipient of the President's Gold Medal (M.Tech), Institute Gold Medal (Civil Engineering, M.Tech), and the Award for Overall Outstanding Performance in Sports at the 2013 convocation. Shivani was also recognized as one of the "Most Inspiring Women in India" by Engineering Watch Magazine in the year 2014. “Anjna and Anil Tara Chandra Scholarship” is set up by her in the honor of her parents, Smt. Anjna Chandra and Shri Anil Tara Chandra. The scholarship of Rs. 1 Lakh per year would support the postgraduate students for their financial needs, funding internships (international or domestic), or special projects and opportunities, etc.

Instituted By

Ms Shivani

Amount of Scholarship per Year

Rs. 1 lakh

Number of Scholarships

01 per year

Eligibility

PG students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible.