The scholarship will cover 50 percent of the programme's total cost.
"Aashrit is confident, driven, and passionate about his field of study," Knight noted. "It is clear that he is a leader and he is an example of the type of student that will thrive and lead the industry in the future." The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program is a programme of the department of education that recognizes the academic achievements of distinguished U.S. citizens graduating high school. It is described as "one of the nation's highest honours for high school students" in the U.S. In Kendell College, the presidential scholarship is awarded each academic term to one international student who demonstrates superior academic achievement and passion for their area of study.
Kendall College, founded in 1934 and located in Chicago, Illinois, offers undergraduate degrees in business, culinary arts, early childhood education and hospitality management to a diverse and passionate community of more than 1,800 students.