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Thursday, 27 January, 2005

India: Scholarships for tsunami orphans

Association of Accredited Advisors on Overseas Education (AAAOE) today announced scholarships to 100 students who were orphaned in the December 26 tsunami as part of its five-point agenda this year.

AAAOE had proposed to offer scholarships worth Rs 20,000 per year for two years for students in the affected areas, especially in the worst-affected Nagapattinam, Kanyakumari and Cuddalore districts of Tamil Nadu.

The scholarship would cover the cost of uniform, fees, books at the school, under-graduate and post-graduate levels, the release said adding that all the children orphaned by the tsunami were eligible for the scholarship.

They had to submit a requisition letter along with relevant documents, the release said.

Read the Full Article at The Hindu
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