Mumbai, 17th January 2024: Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) in New York has announced scholarships for ten female students from Maharashtra for post-graduation education in 2024. The move aims to provide educational opportunities and prevent disruptions due to economic conditions for female students pursuing graduation after class XII.
The scholarships, set to commence in August 2024, will cover tuition fees for the first year of students enrolling in various professional courses. This financial support is designed to alleviate the economic burden, ensuring the recipients can pursue their education without financial constraints. Additionally, scholarship students will receive a discount on living expenses during the course.
Minister for the Ministry of Education and Minister of Marathi Language of Maharashtra, Deepak Kesarkar, who also serves as the District Guardian Minister of Mumbai City, shared this noteworthy development. Emphasizing the empowerment of female students, Kesarkar stated that the initiative opens doors to international education for Maharashtra students. He highlighted the government’s efforts to explore similar opportunities in educational institutes in Germany.
Guardian Minister Deepak Kesarkar addressed the media on January 17, 2024, at the press room at Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) headquarters. Present at the event were BMCC Vice President Dr. Sanjay Ramdath, BMC Director (Planning) Dr. Prachi Jambhekar, Education Officer (Elementary) Rajesh Kankal, and Education Officer (Secondary) Raju Tadvi.
Interested students are encouraged to contact Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University (SNDT), Juhu, Mumbai, for more details on the scholarship. Dr. Sanjay Ramdath, BMCC Vice President, urged prospective students to visit the website (www.bmcc.cuny.edu/apply) for additional information and application procedures.