TN farmer receives US scholarship of Rs 3 cr for undergraduate studies

Swega Swaminathan from Kasiplayam Village in Erode District who is a farmer’s daughter received full scholarship of Rs 3 crore to pursue bachelor’s degree at University of Chicago in United States of America .

The University of Chicago is among the top ten ranked universities in the world.

Swega was trained and mentored by Dexterity Global as part of its leadership and career development program, according to a statement from the organization.

Sharad Vivek Sagar, founder of Dexterity Global in a tweet, said: “This is huge. Swega, a 17 year old student from Dexterity to College in Erode in Tamil Nadu, the daughter of a small farmer, was accepted to the University of Chicago, one of the top 10 universities in the world with a full scholarship worth 3 crore.

Sharad Sagar also said that Dexterity Global is a national non-profit organization that nurtures the next generation of leaders through education and training opportunities.

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