6 Indo-American teenagers have received the prominent 2018- Davidson Fellows scholarships. This is a testimony to the dominance of the Indo-American community in the STEM areas. 2 of them have received 50,000 $ individually as the scholarship amount. Another 3 of them received 25,000 $ each.
Totally 20 commendable students across the US received the 2018- Davidson Fellows scholarships in Washington DC. This scholarship is among the ‘Ten Biggest Global Scholarships’. It is also one among the ‘Seven Renowned Scholarships for Undergrads’.
Davidson Institute offers the prestigious scholarships to students aged 18 or below, as quoted by the Times of India. They must demonstrate the growth of their talents through a noteworthy piece of work. This could be in Philosophy, Literature, Music, Engineering, Technology, Mathematics, and Science or out of the box.
Kavya Kopparapu from Virginia aged 18 years and Rahul Subramaniam aged 17 years from Connecticut received 50,000$ each. Kavya was recognized for her personalized, innovative, and targeted treatment for cancer patients. Rahul was acknowledged for developing early caution system for virus Zika in mosquito populations.
3 other Indo-Americans received 2018- Davidson Fellows scholarships worth 25,000$ each. These include Arizona’s Sachin Konan, Virginia’s Marissa Sumathipala and New Jersey’s Eeshan Tripathi.
Tripathi aged 16 was offered the scholarship for utilizing Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence for finding a resolution for poor IAQ – indoor air quality. His research on IAQ possesses the potential to prevent diseases. It can also save millions of lives and prevent a loss of billions of dollars in productivity.
Konan addresses the recovery of buried victims of an earthquake after natural disasters through her project.