The session aimed at providing students with insights and information about pursuing higher education in the US
The Career Development Cell (CDC) at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) organised an informative session on March 18, 2023, titled ‘Studies and Scholarship Opportunities in the USA’, in collaboration with EducationUSA, United States India Education Foundation (USIEF) and US Embassy. The aim and objective of the session was to provide students with insights and information about pursuing higher education in the US and the various scholarship opportunities available to them.
CDC is a student-led group at IIT Roorkee, dedicated to providing training opportunities, fostering skill development for students and assisting them in securing career opportunities.
The opening session was chaired by Prof Umesh Sharma, the officiating director of IIT Roorkee and attended by Bhavna Jolly, Senior Program Officer, EducationUSA, USIEF; Aastha Virk Singh, Senior Advisor, EducationUSA, USIEF; Dr Sudarshan Dash, Senior Program Officer, Fulbright Fellowship; a Visa Officer from the US Embassy; Prof Apurbba Kumar Sarma, Dean – Academic Affairs; Prof Vimal Chandra Srivastava, Dean – International Affairs and Prof Rajat Rastogi, Professor In-Charge, CDC. The event attracted around 240 participants, including faculty, students and staff members from IIT Roorkee, NIH Roorkee and CBRI Roorkee.