33rd Annual Scholars Abroad Program 2014
Monday, July 21, 2014 from 7.00 p.m. onwards at the Grand Salon Ballroom, Hotel Sofitel, BKC Mumbai.

Mitesh Sanghavi, President, American Alumni Association (AAA) along with Atul Nishar, President of Namaste America, Indo-American Association for Art & Culture hosted the "33rd Annual Scholars Abroad Program 2014 to honor and present grants to deserving students who will be proceeding for their studies to American universities. The students were chosen on the basis of academic excellence, financial need, stature of university and the chosen field of study through which they can contribute to India.

Twelve students were felicitated this year and their profiles vary from those going to study Urban Planning and Architecture to Clean Energy and Medicine. Also felicitated at the event was, Shweta Katti a very deserving student who successfully started her education in the U.S last year . She also shared with the audience her journey and her experiences of a student’s life in the U.S.

Deanna Abdeen, Acting U.S. Consul General, Mumbai was the Chief Guest at the event. Ninad Karpe, CEO & MD - Aptech Ltd was the keynote speaker for the evening.

The event was attended by Nayan Patel, Kailash & Aarti Surendranath , Omar Qureshi, Malti & Mudit Jain , Rashmi Udaysingh , Alumni from American universities who are part of the Indian corporate sector, Industrialists, Business leaders, Members of the Consular Corps and Expatriates.