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$35,000 scholarship fund to mark Sushant Singh Rajput's birthday

The Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund in Physics provides support to graduate students in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley

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$35,000 scholarship fund to mark Sushant Singh Rajput's birthday
Sushant Singh Rajput had great passion for physics and astronomy.

Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh has announced a special scholarship fund on his 35th birth anniversary. Shweta wrote about "The Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund" on Twitter, and added that the fund of $35,000 has been set up at US Berkeley.

"I am happy to announce that on the 35th Birthday of Bhai, a step has been taken towards fulfilling one of his dreams. The Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund of $35,000 has been set up in UC Berkeley. #SushantDay," Shweta wrote a tweet.


Once Sushant had posted on Instagram about his dream to create an environment where kids of India and elsewhere get 'free', improved and relevant education to acquire any skill of choice.

Further, Shweta tweeted that if anyone interested in pursuing Astrophysics at UC Berkeley can apply for this find.

She wished a happy birthday to her late brother and wrote, " I hope you always stay happy wherever you are! Love You".

About Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund

The Sushant Singh Rajput Memorial Fund in Physics provides support to graduate students in the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley. While the fund is for Physics students, preference is given to students studying Astrophysics.

Sushant Singh Rajput passed away in June 2020. He was a renowned actor known for his work in films MS Dhoni, Kai Po Che, Chhichhore among others. He was also a National Physics Olympiad winner and held a lifelong passion for astronomy and astrophysics.

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