Undergraduate students have been awarded 100 fellowships and postgraduate students have been awarded 30 fellowships.
Samsung India has launched the Samsung Fellowship Award under its Citizenship Program Samsung Innovation Campus to promote research and enable young people to use technology for social good. This initiative strengthens Samsung’s commitment to the vision of Digital India Powering.
Samsung has offered fellowships to 100 undergraduate and 30 postgraduate engineering students at IIT Madras and IIT Guwahati. The Fellowship will assist selected students in their projects that include traffic estimation and dynamic control of traffic lights, anti-cancer drug research, power management for penetration detection systems for electric vehicles, and liquid crystals in solar cells.
Final year students in engineering, B.Tech, dual degree (B.Tech + M.Tech) and M.Tech/MS (research) and working on a project that will lead to software or hardware products are eligible for the fellowship. Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are preferred, and they must have a grade of more than 6 in any branch of engineering. Samsung pays Rs 6,000 per month for undergraduates and Rs 25,000 per month for postgraduate students.