STAMFORD, CT (TIP): Stamford Dollars for Scholars presented scholarship to 25 high school students on June 1st evening at a ceremony held at the University of Connecticut, Stamford Campus. Attended by Stamford Mayor David Martin and School superintend Winifred Hamilton, the scholarships were sponsored by local business establishments as well as many family foundations.
Starting this year, GOPIO-CT has also joined as a sponsor and presented a 4-year scholarship of $4,000 to Ms. Priya Gada, a graduate from “The Academy of Information Technology and Engineering” High School in Stamford. Priya is planning to do International Studies in George Washington University, Washington DC. The scholarship was presented by GOPIO-CT President Shelly Nichani and Stamford Dollars for Scholar President Garry Freeman.
GOPIO-CT Scholarship Committee consisted of Sanjay Santhanam (Chairman), Hari Srinivasan, Joe Simon and Anita Bhat. Priya Easwaran coordinated GOPIO-CT effort with Dollar for Scholars. GOPIO-CT plans to expand the scholarship to other parts of Connecticut in the coming years.