Legrand India UGAM scholarship supports Indian students in France

Legrand India UGAM scholarship supports Indian students in France

Legrand India has this month announced the second batch of 25 deserving students for its Legrand India UGAM scholarship programme, Business World Education revealed.

The scholarship programme was launched in association with the Franco-Indian Education Trust (part of the French Embassy in India) with the support of Whiteswan Consulting Group.

Through the UGAM scholarship programme, Legrand India hopes to promote quality education and assist deserving students in pursuing their Masters degrees in France in recognised disciplines.

Since its launch in 2018, Legrand have supported 26 students to study in France.

Tony Berland, CEO and Managing Director of Legrand India, said: “Education is a key aspect in everyone’s life and at Legrand, we are taking initiatives towards nurturing the talents in society.

“With this scholarship program, Legrand aims to promote quality education to deserving Indian students to pursue their Masters in France which will give a life-changing opportunity and to be tomorrow’s budding leaders.”

“As per our global CSR strategy, we are happy to initiate this Scholarship Program which has enabled us to help in creating awareness about the importance of quality education and supporting aspiring students to be successful individuals and contribution to the nation-building.”

Legrand India UGAM scholarship “life-changing opportunity”

Legrand has been one of the leading companies in India for over four decades. They are committed to ensuring that everyone can use electricity in a sustainable way.

Berland added: “Legrand India has been actively contributing to the development of the communities through different CSR initiatives. As a responsible brand, we will continue to actively contribute to the betterment of society.”

The Legrand India UGAM scholarship provides financial aid up to €10,000 per student to support them in their higher education in France.

Part of the €5.5 billion Legrand Company, Legrand India is a specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructure.

Photo: Legrand India

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