Siemens Scholarship Program 2021 has been launched, and Siemens has invited online applications from engineering students. Based on the German model of Dual Education, the program hones youth to become industry-ready engineers, and launch a sustainable career in engineering, R&D or manufacturing, says the company.
Under this program, Siemens provides financial assistance to deserving meritorious students. Additionally, internships, mechatronics, soft skills trainings, projects and mentorships provided by the company will also acquaint those selected with the dynamics of the industry. As of 2020, 735 students from 77 government engineering colleges across 23 states in India have been part of the Siemens Scholarship Program.
Sunil Mathur, managing director and chief executive officer, said, Siemens said: “Siemens Scholarship Program 2021 is a unique answer to India’s challenge of preparing industry-ready engineers. Siemens Scholars who have graduated from this program have turned role models in their communities. The lives of these students are completely transformed as they go through the program based on the German model of Dual Education and subsequently get employment in some of the best companies in the country. This is where Siemens is truly making real what matters.”
Who can Apply for Siemens Scholarship Program 2021
The scholarship program follows a stringent selection process and is available for students throughout the four years of graduation and 50% of scholarships are reserved for girls. First-year students of government engineering colleges from the following streams can apply:
- Mechanical or production engineering
- Electrical engineering
- Electronics engineering
- Instrumentation engineering
- Electronics and telecommunication engineering
- Computer science or information technology
Applicants cannot be over 20 years of age and should have obtained a minimum of 60% aggregate in SSC, a minimum of 50% aggregate and a minimum of 60% PCM aggregate in HSC or equivalent result. The annual family income of applicants should not be more than Rs 2 lakhs.
Important Dates for Submitting Application for Siemens Scholarship Program 2021
Interested and eligible candidates may submit their applications before 15 February 2021. The annual scholarship comprises of reimbursement of tuition fees, allowances for books, stationery, hostel, additional classes, and so on. Those who wish to apply for the scholarships are advised to go through the official website for more information.