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Sonu Sood Pledges To Sponsor Education For Underprivileged Students

Sonu Sood launched the full scholarship program on his mother Prof. Saroj Sood’s name. Read on to know the full details. He recently announced that he will financially support any student in need to complete their education.

By Mridulata Sen

Sonu Sood Pledges To Sponsor Education For Underprivileged Students

The actor’s initiative is inspired by his mother, Professor Saroj Sood, who used to teach students who could not afford their education. Speaking about the initiative, Sonu said that he has always been a “big supporter” of the right to education. He mentioned that he feels it is the “most important gift” one can give to others.

The students who will get admitted will be able to access courses from streams like Agriculture, Airlines & Tourism, Design, and Innovation, Engineering and Technology, Healthcare Science, Hotel Management Computer Applications, Law, Management Studies, Para Medical Sciences, Engineering, Robotics, and Automation, Cybersecurity, Artificial Intelligence, Fashion, Journalism, Data Science, Business Studies and many more.

 Taking to his social media, Sonu Sood announced the launch of this program which has been named after his mother. The actor wrote, “Hindustan Badhega Tabhi, Jab Padhenge Sabhi! My mother Prof.Saroj Sood always believed that everyone deserves an equal chance to a healthy happy future. So launching full scholarships for students on her name Prof.Saroj Sood scholarships today for higher education. I believe, financial challenges should not stop anyone from reaching their full potential. Send in your entries at scholarships@sonusood.me (in the next 10 days) and we will reach out to you.”

Sonu Sood will also be assisting students’ hostel facilities to those who cannot afford the service and are finding accommodations. He provided an email for students in need to reach out to him and his team and provide the details. They can revert to him with detailed information.

Well, the ‘Simmba’ actor has now extended his helping hands to the underprivileged students as he launches a scholarship program to ensure that everyone gets the equal chance to a healthy happy future.

It is also heard that Sonu Sood has tied up with universities across India to offer scholarships under the name of his mother, Professor Saroj Sood, who reportedly used to teach free of cost in Moga, Punjab. “She had told me to take her work ahead, and I feel that this is the right time,” said Sood

About Scholarship

Students from families whose annual income is less than two lakh rupees can apply for this scholarship. Sood’s only condition is that their academic record should be good. “All their expenses, course fees, hostel accommodation, and food — everything will be taken care of by us,” he informed.

What You Should Know

  • Sonu Sood launches scholarships for underprivileged students.
  • The scholarship is in his mother Saroj Sood’s name.
  • Students from families with an annual income of less than 2 lakh rupees can apply for the scholarship.

During the lockdown, the actor was in news for helping migrants reach their homes by arranging transport for them. Moreover, as a social media platform, they know those who are in need and offer help in various forms. In July, Sood offered to help a man from Himachal Pradesh, who had to sell his cow for Rs 6,000 so that he could buy a smartphone for his two children for them to attend online classes. In the same month, he launched also launched Parvasi Rojgar app to provide work opportunities to migrant workers. He also helped out 26-year-old Unadadi Sharada who reportedly lost her employment at an MNC due to the COVID-19 crisis and had to resort to selling vegetables to make ends meet. 

The way this actor has helped the country people has taken humanity to the next level!






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