Oppo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Delhi to empower the young minds of India to offer scholarships covering academic expenses for the shortlisted students.
The brand has introduced the Genius+ program to provide scholarships to outstanding students pursuing engineering courses at premium institutes.
India holds a true potential to become the innovation hub. This program is a step towards helping young people around the world gain access to better education and learning opportunities and carving an innovative future together. We hope to empower more students through this program and prepare the innovators of tomorrow,” – Tasleem Arif, Vice-President, India R&D Head, Oppo India.
According to the company, the Genius+ program aims to connect with youth at renowned institutes in India and reach out to the best talent who can further build India’s innovation portfolio.
“We are grateful to Oppo India for extending support to the top-ranking students of IIT Delhi. Such scholarships go a long way in acknowledging the meritorious candidates,” added Naveen Garg, Dean — International Programmes, IIT Delhi.
The smartphone maker will be extending the program for Masters’s and Ph.D. students to invest in the future of technological leaders in the industry.
The selection of first-year applicants for the Genius+ scholarship program is based on the Joint Entrance Examination rank of the students, and this will be further renewed for the second to a fourth year if the selected students have a minimum CPI (CGPA) of 8 or above.
Oppo’s representative will guide and track selected students’ academic progress through in-person campus visits.