4 Indian Americans Named 2013 Marshall Scholars
Bangalore: Four Indian Americans are among the recipients of the prestigious Marshall Scholarships, giving them the opportunity to study at any university in the United Kingdom, next autumn. The Marshal Aid Commemoration Commission provides 40 American students with two fully funded years of study and this year four Indian American students gets the opportunity to be a part of a prestigious British university-
Balasubramanian is an undergraduate student in the History Department at Harvard University. He plans to study Econometrics and Mathematical Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Balasubramanian has worked at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab in New Delhi for about a year, focusing on the inner workings of political and campaign processes. “I am most interested in the rising inequality in the United States and India, since they are both countries I have ties to,” says Balasubramanian, as reported by Michelle S. Lee of The Harvard Crimson.
According to this young guy, the scholarship is a welcome opportunity to recognize their passions and to self-reflect. He is also interested in histories of poverty and economic development.
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