EY Scholarship awarded to Jamia student

Kaif Ali is a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Architecture. He gets scholarship worth Rs one lakh and opportunities to be associated with EY.

EY Scholarship awarded to Jamia studentEY Scholarship awarded to Jamia student

Press Trust of India | July 13, 2021 | 12:58 PM IST

NEW DELHI: A Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) student was awarded the prestigious EY Scholarship worth Rs 1 lakh, the varsity announced on Monday. Besides the cash reward, the scholarship won by Kaif Ali, a fourth-year student of Bachelor of Architecture (B Arch), also includes an opportunity to earn industry-recognised digital credentials on future-focused skills and a two-month internship with Ernst & Young (EY) in a service line of his choice.

"I dream to build a better working world by performing towards climate action and youth leadership through innovations. I dream to lead as a sustainability professional. I dream to make this world a better place. I dream!," said Kaif. The EY Scholarship programme recognizes and rewards students with entrepreneurial spirit through a business case competition.

JMI Vice-Chancellor Professor Najma Akhtar congratulated Kaif for the "second important achievement" and said that it is his hard work and out-of-the-box thinking that is bringing success not only for him but also giving a good name to the university. Earlier, Kaif was awarded with the coveted Diana Award for his contribution to changing the world with his COVID-19 innovation, ''COVID-19 Innovation Space Era''.

The EY Scholarship 2021 had received over 11,000 registrations from across the country. The top 50 participants were shortlisted for the final pitching round after a screening process, out of whom 10 were declared winners and designated as "EY scholars".

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