National: vivo, the leading global smartphone manufacturer, has announced the ‘vivo for Education Scholarship’ programme to support the higher education of deserving students from underprivileged sections of society. The programme aims to bridge the social and fiscal divide and support students from low-income families to continue their education.
vivo has introduced the scholarship programme as part of its CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) initiatives and will roll out the programme in Telangana and Maharashtra for over 65 students with plans to widen the reach. vivo India will provide students studying in classes 10 and 12 with a fixed one-time financial assistance of INR 10,000 to cover their school fees and other related academic expenses. The scholarships will be distributed in partnership with ‘Buddy4Study’, India’s largest student scholarship platform.
Launching the programme, Nipun Marya, Director-Brand Strategy, vivo India said, “Education is the backbone of any country. At vivo, we believe that business should go beyond the company’s interest to the larger population and the society we operate in. As part of our ‘vivo for Education Scholarship’ programme, we aim to help pave the road for tomorrow’s creative geniuses all across the country. We believe in helping young people across the country gain access to better education and learning opportunities for a better tomorrow. We are excited to support the empowerment of the next generation of India, and it’s an honour to walk with them in their journey towards a promising future.”
With the vision to provide Joy of Learning, aided through scholarships, vivo is committed to creating a social impact by taking education to the remotest areas. vivo is committed to its legacy of innovation to transform communities and create a better life for people through its vivo for Education Scholarship’ initiative.