MUMBAI, India, Jan 8, 2021 – Siemens Limited has launched the 8th 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 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 Scholarship Program 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.”
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: February 15, 2021
- Link for application: www.siemens.co.in/scholarship
About Siemens Limited
Siemens Limited focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems and on automation and digitalization in the process, discrete & hybrid manufacturing industries. The Company brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. It offers broad expertise across the entire energy value chain, along with a comprehensive portfolio for utilities, independent power producers, transmission system operators, the oil and gas industry, and other energy-intensive industries. With its products, solutions, systems, and services, it addresses the needs of energy transition, including storage and sector-coupling solutions. It is also a supplier and service provider of intelligent mobility solutions for rail, road and inter-modal transport for passenger and freight services. Siemens Limited is the flagship listed company of Siemens AG in India. As of September 30, 2020, Siemens Limited had Revenue from continuing operations of INR 9,581 crore and 9,258 employees. Further information is available on the Internet at www.siemens.co.in.