Vignesh Selvakumaran Awarded Sobti Family Fellowship

CASI Announces Vignesh Selvakumaran, Sobti Family Fellow, 2014-15

CASI is pleased to announce the first Sobti Family post-baccalaureate Fellow, Vignesh Selvakumaran, SEAS’14, for the 2014-2015 year.

Established through a gift from Penn parents, Rajiv Sobti, Gr’84, and Slomi Sobti, the Sobti Family Fellowship is the first program at Penn to provide funding for a recent graduate of the University of Pennsylvania to conduct an independent research project in India. Read more here.

Vignesh will be writing on the CASI Student Programs Blog in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

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About CASI Student Programs

The Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) at the University of Pennsylvania provides funding and support to current Penn undergraduate and graduate students to travel to India and conduct independent research and participate in volunteer internships based at selected CASI partner organizations. CASI also offers a nine-month post-baccalaureate fellowship, to support a recent Penn graduate to conduct an independent research project in India. Since 2007, CASI has provided funding to over 125 Penn students.