Tokyo/New Delhi,(thestates.news): Leaders of the Quad countries on Tuesday launched the Quad Fellowship, a first-of-its-kind scholarship program to build links between the next generation of scientists and technologists from the four member countries. US President Joe Biden, PM Narendra Modi and Australian PM Anthony Albanese and Japanese PM Fumio Kishida initiated the fellowship.
The Quad fellowships will be awarded to 25 students per year from each Quad country to pursue masters and doctoral degrees at major Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) undergraduate universities in the United States. Modi in his message said, The Quad Fellowship program is a wonderful and unique initiative. This prestigious fellowship will provide opportunities to our students to pursue undergraduate and doctoral programs in STEM. It will encourage excellence and promote people-to-people ties.”
He encouraged Indian students to apply for the Quad fellowship program and join the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators building a better future for humanity. Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi tweeted: Quad Fellowship launched! A first-of-its-kind scholarship program that will bring together the top minds of Australia, India, Japan, and the United States in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.” (H.S.)