Surrey high school graduate wins the Schulich scholarship valued at $100,000
Darpan News Desk Darpan, 29 Jun, 2020
Tejash Poddar, Enver Creek Secondary graduate from Surrey is this year's recipient of the Schulich Leaders Scholarship. It is awarded to the most promising students heading to top Canadian universities to pursue careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). He has received a $100,000 engineering scholarship and stood out from 1500 nominees and emerged as two of only 100 winners from across Canada.
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