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Lucknow, August 8 : Amrita Sharma, alumna of City Montessori School Aliganj Campus and currently doing PhD in English at Lucknow University, has been awarded the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship. Amrita completed her class XII (ISC) with 91.3% percent marks. ‘Amrita was an exceptional student throughout her years in CMS’, fondly recalls Mrs Jyoti Kashyap, Senior Principal of CMS Aliganj Campus I.The Fulbright scholarship offers scholars opportunity to study or teach. Its objective is promotion of international goodwill through exchange of students in the fields of education, culture, and science.
Amrita will be joining the University of Notre Dame, USA under the Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Programme (Fulbright FLTA Programme) this month. She will teach her native language, Hindi, at selected U.S. campuses during her nine-month grant period.Amrita is pursuing her PhD in English from Lucknow University and has recently submitted her thesis on the topic, ‘Language, Poetry and Innovation: A study of the language school of American Poetry’.Dr Jagdish Gandhi, Founder Manager of CMS, congratulated Amrita and said “it is a delight to see our students achieve tremendous success in their careers”.