Millia Air Heart Scholarship | 07 Dec 2021

Why in News

  • Recently Yashika Khatri of Kurukshetra district of Haryana has won America's Millia Air Heart Scholarship by winning the competition to fly an aircraft.

Key Points

  • Yashika Khatri's name has become one of the 35 women in the world who have been awarded the Millia Air Heart Scholarship by the United States of America by coming first in a competition to fly an aircraft at the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Arizona, USA.
  • Along with honoring Yashika by giving 10 thousand dollars for this scholarship, her name will also be inscribed on a plane for one year. India's tricolor will also be flown on this plane for a year.
  • It is noteworthy that Yashika Khatri graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Arizona and is now pursuing her PhD in Aerospace from the University of Colorado.
  • It is known that the Milia Air Heart Scholarship is an award for aerospace engineering.