Vikash Sharma

The Imperial College London in the United Kingdom has announced scholarships for Indian students studying in the college. The announcement coincided with the visit of Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology Jitendra Singh on Saturday.

Singh visited the Imperial College and interacted with the Indian students of the college. The College Management announced scholarships of £ 400,000 for the Indian students studying in the college out of which 50 per cent of the scholarship would be given to female students from India, reported PIB.


Imperial College London is a public research university in London, England. Imperial ranks first in the UK for research outputs, first in the UK for research environment, and first for research impact among Russell Group universities. It is also home to the MS and Parkinson’s Tissue Bank, a collection of ‘central nervous system tissue samples donated by individuals with multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and related conditions’.

It’s part of a collection making up the UK’s largest brain bank — around 1,650 specimens are stored at -80ºC, with samples from the organs being used in research projects at more than 100 different institutions around the world, the report added.