MUMBAI, India, Dec 8, 2021 – Siemens Limited has launched the 9th edition of Siemens Scholarship Program. 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.
Under this program, Siemens provides financial assistance to deserving meritorious students. Additionally, internships, mechatronics, soft skills trainings, projects and mentorships provided by Siemens will also acquaint these bright minds with the dynamics of the industry, thereby leading to their holistic development. The scholarship program is available for students throughout the four years of graduation and 50% of scholarships is reserved for girls. As of 2021, 935 students from 93 government engineering colleges across 26 states in India have been part of the Siemens Scholarship Program.
Sunil Mathur, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Siemens Limited, said, “Siemens Scholarship Program has made significant strides since its launch nine years ago, and will now have 1,000 Scholars. With the expected growth in the economy and increasing industrial and infrastructure development, the need for industry-ready engineers would be felt even more than before. The program based on the German model of Dual Education is a unique answer to India’s challenge of preparing industry-ready engineers.”
The scholarship program follows a stringent selection process.
- First-year students of Government Engineering colleges from the following streams can apply:
- Mechanical / Production
- Electronics & Telecommunication
- Computer Science /Information Technology
- Age: Up to 20 years
- SSC: Minimum 60% aggregate
- HSC or equivalent result: Minimum 50% aggregate and minimum 60% PCM aggregate
- Annual family Income: Not more than Rs. 2 lakhs
- Last date for receiving applications: January 10, 2022
- Link for application: www.siemens.co.in/scholarship
About Siemens Limited
Siemens Limited is a technology company focused on industry, infrastructure, transport as well as transmission and generation of electrical power. From more resource-efficient factories, resilient supply chains, and smarter buildings and grids, to cleaner and more comfortable transportation, the company creates technology with purpose adding real value for customers. By combining the real and the digital worlds, Siemens empowers its customers to transform their industries and markets, to transform the everyday for people. Siemens Limited is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2021, Siemens Limited had Revenue from continuing operations of INR 12,756 crore and 8,608 employees. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.co.in.