24 April 2012
We are pleased to announce the winners of this year's University of Cambridge 800th Anniversary Scholarships and Manmohan Singh Scholarships funded by our parent organisation, Cambridge Assessment.
The scholarships provide full funding for undergraduate study at the University of Cambridge and are awarded to students in India and Pakistan who have received an offer of a place at the University. The scholarships were launched in 2009 to provide financial assistance to exceptional students who would not otherwise be able to afford to go to Cambridge.
University of Cambridge 800th Anniversary Scholarship for students in Pakistan
- Mr Suhail Idrees (Aitchison College, Lahore) has been offered a scholarship to study Engineering at Corpus Christi College
- Miss Rabbiya Naveed (Lahore Grammar School) - pictured - has been offered a scholarship to study Engineering at Jesus College
University of Cambridge Manmohan Singh Scholarship for students in India
- Miss Payoshaa Shah (Prabhavati Padamshi Soni International Junior College, Mumbai) has been offered a scholarship to study Politics, Psychology and Sociology at Newnham College
- Mr Devang Agrawal (Florets International School, Kanpur) has been offered a scholarship to study Engineering at Queen’s College
- Mr Gaurav Kumar (DPS International, New Delhi) has been offered a scholarship to study Engineering at Selwyn College
- Mr Mayukh Krtan Mukhopadhyay (Calcutta International School, West Bengal) has been offered a scholarship to study Economics at King’s College
Gaurav Kumar, a student at DPS International - a Cambridge school in New Delhi - said he was elated when he heard the news: "It really is a dream come true and I would like to thank everyone, especially my parents, teachers and friends who stood by me throughout. I look forward to the challenge of living up to the faith bestowed on me.”
Rabbiya Naveed - a Cambridge International AS and A Level student at Lahore Grammar School - said: "While I am humbled by the immense honour bestowed upon me, I hope to live up to everyone's expectations at Cambridge as an ambassador for Pakistan, and continue my journey towards the stars."
Congratulations to all the students and we wish them every success.
Photograph shows Rubina Shakeel (left), Cambridge International A level Coordinator; Rabbiya Naveed, winner of a University of Cambridge 800th Anniversary Scholarship; and Gul Rukh Rahman, Vice Principal - all from Lahore Grammar School, Pakistan.
For more information about the scholarships, and how to apply, go to the International Students pages of the University of Cambridge website.
Over 500 schools offer Cambridge programmes and qualifications in Pakistan. Go to the Pakistan section of our website to learn more.
Over 290 schools offer Cambridge programmes and qualifications in India. Go to the India section of our website to learn more.