The Paul and Daisy Fellowship is one of the most prestigious and popular merit-based fellowship programs, designed for immigrants as well as the children of immigrants.
The eight Indian Americans who won the Paul and Daisy Soror Scholarships were chosen due to their extraordinary achievements and capability at contributing to the USA in terms of numerous fields of study.
The winners will receive a cheque of USD 90,000 so that they can support their higher studies at prestigious universities in the USA such as Stanford University, Harvard University, and Yale University.
The names of the Indian American winners are: Omair M. Khan, Dhruv Gaur, Vaibhav Mohanty, Jasoreet Kaur, Arjun Mehta, Nathan Malipeddi, Shomik Verma, and Shyamala Ramakrishna.
How They Bagged this Prestigious Fellowship?
Dhruv Gaur is the child of immigrants from India who won the Jeopardy College championship tournament. He’s studying the severe effects of marginalization on health.
Jaspreet Kaur is pursuing MFA in writing for television and screen at the University of Southern California. He’s also a Harvard graduate as well as co-founder of the Brown Girl Joy Production. He’s also creating films to enhance the intersectional narratives of the different types of communities.
Omair M. Khan, pursuing PhD or MD in regenerative medicine and stem cell biology at Stanford University. He also showcased his first scientific research during his high school. Being a Yale graduate, he’s pursuing a career as a physician-scientist.
Nathan Mallipeddi completed his MBA/MD degree at Stanford University and Harvard University. He’s also a UCLA graduate. He is the founder of Myspeech which helps people who stutter connect through advanced speech therapy.
Arjun Mehta completed his MD at Johns Hopkins University. He’s also a UT Austin graduate, accomplished great research skills in neurosurgery, and also holds numerous patents.
Vaibhav Mohanty, PhD and MD in chemistry at MIT and Harvard University is a theoretical physicist.
Shyamala Ramakrishna is a JD at Yale University. He is focused on the rights of workers as well as the future work policy.
Shomik Verma is a PhD in mechanical engineering at MIT who works on enhancing the reliability of power plants and renewable energy.
This is what you need to know about the Indian Americans who won Paul and Daisy Soros scholarships.
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