The scholarship is offered to connect with an experienced mentor from Goldman Sachs for a six-month mentorship from June through December 2017.
Giving more opportunities to Indian women students studying abroad, a top US body in international education and global investment banking has recently announced a scholarship and mentoring programme for the students in science and technology-related fields
WeTech Goldman Sachs Scholars:
- According to reports, the scholarship is being offered by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and Goldman Sachs
- Further, only 25 Indian women offered this scholarship
- The total amount of scholarship is USD 1,500 (Rs 97,000)
- The total duration of the programme is six months
Giving details about the scholarship programme, Shubha Iyer, Managing Director in the Technology division at Goldman Sachs (Bengaluru) said, “Engaging women at various stages from their academic years to a career is a critical step in addressing the gender gap often seen in the technology industry.”
Moreover, the scholarship is offered to connect with an experienced mentor from Goldman Sachs for a six-month mentorship from June through December 2017.
Here’s what Allan Goodman, IIE President and CEO said:
“IIE and Goldman Sachs believe that providing young women university scholarships toward a degree in a STEM field and offering real-world career advice have tremendous impact on their ability to thrive in the global workforce.”
“This comes at a time when the tech industry around the world needs more women who are educated and trained to entering into STEM careers and work with peers across many different countries and cultures,” Goodman added in recent PTI report.
After the successful completion of the scholarship programme, the winners will be announced in June.