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DPS Srinagar students make it big after bagging Global STEM Changemaker scholarships

Last Updated on April 7, 2022 at 4:09 pm

In a proud moment for DPS Srinagar, student of class 10th Areen Afaq Ashai and student of class 12th Rahil Ayoub Thakur have received the Global STEM Changemaker Scholarship for 2022.

Principal Shafaq Afshan said that they are extremely happy that their students are successfully competing to win scholarships.

Chairman Vijay Dhar also congratulated the students and said that they are constantly in the process of improving and exploring so that the students in the valley don’t feel hampered by lack of exposure.

It is pertinent to mention that this programme focuses on providing immersive learning experiences through STEM, global competence, and sustainability-focused intercultural exchange programs to nearly 5000 young people.

The scholarship aims to equip young people to face a changing world by inculcating in them critical knowledge skills in digital science, data science and wider STEM awareness to improve their critical thinking, intercultural awareness and team skills.

For the people belonging to age group of 14 to 16, it initiates with virtual curriculum on global competence skills and holds a two-day in-person workshop which focuses on sustainable development and local impact. The destinations scheduled for 2022 workshops includes Perth, Australia, Cairo, Egypt, Jakarta, Indonesia, Belgium & Italy.