Citrix R&D India Pvt. Ltd. has instituted five fellowships for women MTech students at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment. The initiative aims to encourage women students from economically weaker sections (EWS) of the society seeking to pursue careers in the technology sector. The fellowships are awarded to students pursuing MTech in the following areas: Computer Science and Engineering, Computational and Data Science, Electronics Systems Engineering, Microelectronics and VLSI Design, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Signal Processing, Quantum Technology and Smart Manufacturing.
Each selected student will receive a monthly fellowship of Rs 25,000 for two years, along with support for travel and contingency.
Citrix has also previously supported COVID-19 testing and research at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research (CIDR), and establishing on-line teaching studios at IISc.