Four Indian Americans named Marshall Scholar
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Four Indian Americans have been selected to the prestigious Marshal Scholarship that will give them an opportunity to pursue higher studies at top British universities.
Aditya Ashok from Boston College, Aditya Balasubramanian (Harvard University), Paras Minhas (University of Pittsburgh) and Rahul Rekhi from Rice University have been chosen for the scholarship.
They are among the 40 Americans selected for this two-year scholarship by the Marshal Aid Commemoration Commission.
A history and biology graduate, Ashok recently served as an intern at Office of National AIDS Policy at the White House.
He will study global health at University of Glasgow.
Balasubramanian, who worked at the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab in New Delhi, will study econometrics and mathematical economics at London School of Economics and Political Science.
An Amgen Scholar at MIT and Research Fellow at Mayo Clinic, Minhas will study molecular cell biology at the University College London.
Rekhi, a Barry M Goldwater and Harry S Truman Scholar, will study biomedical engineering at the University of Oxford.