6 Students Awarded Payback Scholarship

28 Feb 2014

Kathmandu, February 27, 2014 - PDRC awarded 6 payback scholarships to deserving Dalit students who are studying bachelor’s degree in different colleges around the country. Their area of study includes MBBS, Nursing, ICT and Education. This scholarship is awarded through Dr. Tom Jacobsen Fund, which is established by the Norwegian engineer Dr. Tom Jacobsen. Students receive this scholarship in regular monthly basis until their appointed course completed.

Among the scholarship recipients were Arjun BK, Lakshmeshwar Mahara and Ram Suphal Ram who are studying MBBS in Nepal Medical College (Jorpati), Universal College of Medical Sciences (Bhairahawa) and Kist Medical College (Imadol) respectively. Similarly, Dipu Paswan studying nursing at Star Academy (Sanepa) and Binita Sunar studying ICT at Janamaitri Multiple Campus (Kuleshwor) also received the scholarship. On top of that, Kapil B K, who is also blind from early childhood, awarded this scholarship. Currently, he is studying B.Ed. in Sanothimi Campus, Bhaktapur.

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