Exclusive Data Science Scholarship to ‘Excelerate’ Towards Success in Analytics!
By Aditi Bhat
The making of a dream career
‘Data Scientist’ has been termed as the hottest job of the 21st century by Harvard Business Review. The analytics industry within India is expected to nearly double by 2020. The rising popularity of data science as a career choice among millennials combined with high industry expectations will pose tougher competition for aspiring students to bag their dream job. The question is – are you prepared to dominate the competition?
EXCELERATE to dominate
Acting as a career catalyst for aspiring data scientists, Manipal ProLearn has taken the onus to arm deserving students and professionals with its data science scholarship EXCELERATE and lay a foundation for them to forge an illustrious career in the field.
The scholarship is for one of our most popular courses – Post Graduate Diploma in Data Science, which has made it to Analytics India Magazine’s Top Three Analytics Courses in India, two times in a row. The Excelerate scholarship is designed to ensure that every data science enthusiast gets an opportunity to enter this in-demand field and pick up the most relevant data analytics techniques and skills.
Resonating with ProLearn’s vision, Mr. Gopal Devanahalli, Senior Vice President, Manipal Global Education Services said, “Manipal ProLearn is committed to transforming professional learning by helping students go for the win in their career journey. This scholarship reaffirms that commitment.”
A scholarship with a full fee waiver of INR 5 lakhs will be awarded to 1 eligible candidate while a waiver of INR 1 Lakh will be offered to 10 eligible candidates.
Talking about the need of a scholarship, Dr. Yogesh Kumar Bhatt, Vice-President – IT Education and Training at Manipal Global Education (MaGE) said that, “Instituting a scholarship that rewards consistent academic performance is a natural step in that direction.”
Collaborate to dominate
Manipal ProLearn’s most advanced and industry-oriented data science program is also powered by a strong industry partnership. Recently, ProLearn partnered with Equifax, a global leader in consumer credit rating, to adequately equip its students for the upcoming opportunities in BFSI analytics. Equifax is playing a pivotal role in drafting and updating the data science curriculum, while also training and hiring our data science students.
EXCELERATE Scholarship | Eligibility and Criteria
All the scholarships are applicable for those who have been provisionally admitted to the program.
1 Scholarship with INR 5 Lakh - Full Tuition Fee Waiver
1 - Top the entrance test, SOP (Statement of Purpose) and interview.
2 - Get first term fee waived off.
3 - Achieve 70% or more in academic performance to qualify for term fee waivers for Term 2 and 3.
Part Tuition Fee Waiver – 8 Scholarships available for INR 1 Lakh each
1 - Rank among the top 10 in the entrance test, SOP (Statement of Purpose) and interview.
2 - Get Rs. 33,000 waived from first term fee.
3 - Clear subsequent terms with 60% or more to qualify for term fee waivers.
Bonus Scholarship – 2 scholarships of up to INR 50,000 each as fee waiver for Term 2 and Term 3
1 - Two highest performers in Term 1 and term 2 will be eligible for a fee waiver of up to INR. 50,000 towards the term fee.
So, if you’re looking to make your mark in the world of big data analytics, there’s no reason not to seize this incredible opportunity! If you have the dedication and the ambition to succeed, we’ll fund your battle to capture incredible analytics job opportunities!