Code with GlobalShala Winners Awarded Scholarships to Saint Louis University

Working with American academic partner Saint Louis UniversityGlobalShala, a worldwide leader in promoting access to education and scholarships, recently awarded $72,000 in scholarships to the winners of a hackathon. Scholarship winners can use their awards on specific graduate educational programs at Saint Louis University, in St. Louis, Missouri. The programs can be found at

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The “Code with GlobalShala” hackathon ran from May 15 to July 20, 2020. A total of 1,893 students entered the competition, alone or in teams, to work on solutions to one of three themes:

  • Office Space management
  • Team Management and Communication
  • GlobalShala App

Undergraduate students from more than 25 Indian universities participated in the hackathon, with 14 teams making it to the Prototype Submission Round. In the final round, the team Code UI was named the winner for their work on enhancements to the GlobalShala App, which connects aspiring students with American universities.

The team members, Jaskirat Singh, Isha Mishra, Dikshita Jindal, and Lakshit Madaan, were each awarded a $10,000 USD scholarship, along with a paid internship and a $1,500 Amazon voucher. Scholarships from $2,000 to $8,000 were awarded to the second, third, and fourth place teams.

“I was very pleased with the high level of interest and the quality of the submissions for this hackathon,” said GlobalShala CEO Anushika Jain. “I wish to thank our partner Saint Louis University for its goal of growing its international student populations, and especially high-achieving students from India.”

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