Tamil Nadu farmer's daughter wins scholarship worth Rs 3 crore from University of Chicago

Expressing joy over the scholarship, Swega credited the organisation and its founder Sharad Sagar for the same.

Published: 20th December 2021 05:24 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd December 2021 01:07 PM   |  A+A-

Swega Saminathan and her parents. (Photo | Twitter/@Sharad Sagar)


CHENNAI: A-17 year old girl from Erode district in Tamil Nadu has received a full scholarship worth Rs 3 crore to pursue a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Chicago in the US.

Swega Saminathan, daughter of a farmer, hails from Kasipalayam village in Erode, a release from Dexterity Global, where she received training under its leadership development and career development programs, said in a release.

She was identified and groomed by Dexterity Global when she was 14, it said.

Expressing joy over the scholarship, Swega credited the organisation and its founder Sharad Sagar for the same.

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  • Ramanan

    Well deserved. Do not sensationalize it by converting to Indian Rupees. She is not getting the cash.
    4 months ago reply
  • Lakshmi N

    Good luck Swega
    5 months ago reply
  • ilam parithi

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  • K.chandrasekar

    Congrats. Keep going. All the best.
    5 months ago reply
  • P D

    Great News
    5 months ago reply
  • Sivakumar Kolandaisamy

    Congratulations Swega! You have brought the fame to your parents
    5 months ago reply
  • Malarkodi

    Congratulations. PROUD to be an tamil Indian.
    5 months ago reply
  • T V Venkatanarayanan

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  • Imayanathan D

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  • Murthy

    Congratulations Swega Saminadhan and her Parents. Continue to make our Country proud.
    5 months ago reply
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