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Tej Kohli Scholarship Fund for under-privileged children

Tej Kohli gives $1Million dollars to scholarship fund for under-privileged children tej kohli

San Jose, Costa Rica, October 06, 2006
Kohli foundation chairman Tej Kohli will donate $1Million dollars for the bright under-privileged Central American children. The donation announced Friday, will be disbursed in the form of partial or full scholarships to students in underprivileged group who have achieved academic excellence and demonstrated an interest and aptitude in mathematics and computer sciences.

Gift from Kohli Tej provides 20 years commitment of an additional $100,000 per quarter to accelerate and implement educational programmes and science enrichment programmes. The scholarship winners will be selected based on the criterion set by the Tej Kohli foundation. Graduating seniors may apply during the 2006-2007 academic year for scholarships to be awarded in their freshman year of college. The goal of these scholarships will be to encourage inquiry and interest in the sciences and to encourage the science and research as a course of study. Any interested student should contact Tej Kohli for more information.

On a related note, Kohli Tej 48, has been supporting 87 children and taking care of their education for the past 5 years. These are the children of poor families from the Guanacaste province in Costa Rica. He resides in Henley on Thames, England where he lives with his wife and two small children. He is an IIT graduate and is a member of MENSA. Mr. Kohli has business interest in several countries and is a principal in a privately owned oil exploration company.

His appreciation of the value of education will perpetually allow children of underprivileged backgrounds to recognize & pursue their dreams in the field of medicine, information technology & related sciences.

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