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Shaurya Kansal, awarded 100% Scholarship at the University of Wollongong!

We are thrilled to announce the incredible achievement of our exceptional student, Shaurya Kansal, who has been awarded a prestigious 100% Scholarship as the Vice Chancellors' Leadership scholar at the University of Wollongong! Hailing from India, Shaurya's educational journey began at Kothari International School, where he embraced the Cambridge Curriculum, fostering a solid academic foundation.

Alongside his dedication to academic excellence, Shaurya also actively pursued his passion for addressing challenges faced by rural India. His unwavering commitment to creating innovative solutions led him to participate and excel in competitions, clinching national and international victories. Demonstrating his global readiness, Shaurya secured an impressive SAT score of 1440 and an overall Band 8 in the IELTS examination.


With an outstanding academic record and a plethora of opportunities before him, Shaurya set his sights on prestigious universities worldwide. His hard work paid off as he received acceptance letters from esteemed institutions such as Arizona State University and the University of Colorado Denver in the United States, the Frankfurt School of Finance and Management in Germany for Computational Business Analytics, and the University of Auckland in New Zealand for Computer Science. Additionally, he was accepted into the Bachelor of Advanced Computing programs at the University of Sydney and the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

However, Shaurya's remarkable journey took an extraordinary turn when he submitted his essays on leadership, coupled with a groundbreaking idea to combat malaria in rural India. After undergoing multiple rounds of interviews, he received an unforgettable call from the Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Wollongong, who personally offered him the Vice Chancellors' Leadership scholarship. This incredible opportunity is a testament to Shaurya's remarkable qualities and exceptional potential.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the dedicated educators at Kothari International School for nurturing and guiding Shaurya throughout his formative years. We also commend his parents for their unwavering support, encouragement, and belief in his abilities. Shaurya attributes his success to the values instilled in him and the development of his soft skills, which were cultivated within the enriching campus environment at Kothari International School.

Please join us in celebrating Shaurya Kansal's remarkable achievement and wish him continued success as he embarks on this transformative journey at the University of Wollongong. Together, let us use the hashtags #ScholarshipRecipient #LeadershipJourney #KothariProud to spread the word and inspire others with his extraordinary story of dedication and resilience.

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