Chandrakant and Patricia Desai Scholarship
Chandrakant and Patricia Desai ScholarshipChandrakant and Patricia Desai Scholarship was instituted in the year 2017 and is open to all B.Tech students. The scholarship amount is Rs. 1 lakh per student per year and is awarded to one BTech student every year in order to support internships (international or domestic), special projects and opportunities, financial needs, etc. BTech students with a minimum CPI of 6.5 are eligible. Preference is given to students of Civil Engineering discipline.
Dr. Chandrakant S. Desai is a Regents Professor at the University of Arizona, Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, Tucson, AZ , USA. After his high school and college education in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, he received a Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) degree in 1959 in Civil Engineering from the Victoria Jubilee Technical Institute, University of Bombay. He joined the Department of Civil Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ as a Professor and Director of Engineering Mechanics, Geomechanics and Structural Mechanics Program, and later as the Director of the Center of Material Modeling and Computational Mechanics. He served as the Head of the Department from 1987-1991. In 1989, he was awarded the Regents Professorship by The University of Arizona.
Meet the Recipients
Rohan Gupta | B Tech Civil Engineering
Pranjali Anil Borse | B Tech Civil Engineering
Arra Sriya | B Tech Civil Engineering
Dr. Chandrakant S Desai
Amount of Scholarship per Year
Rs. 1 Lakh
Number of Scholarships
01 per year
Open to all UG students. Preference given to Civil Engineering students.