QUAD Leaders Summit: PM Modi motivates students to join QUAD fellowship program
On Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged students to apply for the QUAD Fellowship program. He shared that it will open numerous opportunities for them and will help promote people-to-people linkages between the quad countries. At the present moment, PM Modi is in Tokyo, Japan for the important Quad Leader’s Summit. Leaders of the Quad countries, that is, the United States, India, Japan, and Australia launched the QUAD Fellowship previously today. The fellowship is being called the first one of the kind scholarship program which is designed to connect ties between the future generation of scientists and technologists from the four-member nations.
PM Narendra Modi posted a tweet sharing, “The QUAD fellowship program is a wonderful and unique initiative. This prestigious fellowship will offer our students great opportunities to pursue graduate and doctorate programs in science, technology, engineering, and maths. It will encourage academic excellence and promote people-to-people linkages between our countries.” He further motivated the Indian students to apply for this QUAD Fellowship program and join the group of the next generation of STEM leaders and innovators who will be working towards building a better future for humanity.
A report stated that this QUAD Fellowship program will sponsor 100 students every year which means 25 from each QUAD country. It will help them pursue master’s degrees and doctoral degrees at the top STEM graduate universities in the United States of America. On Tuesday, the second in-person QUAD leaders meeting was held in Tokyo. Leaders of all the member nations came together and also discussed the further developments in the Indo-Pacific region and global problems of common interest. The QUAD leaders are also all set to discuss the Russia-Ukraine war and its impact on the world’s security.