Thanks to an Apprentice meets Who wants to be a Millionaire meets The Scholar reality show in India, Arvind Aradhya an 18 year-old student from Bangalore, has won a Full Ride Scholarship to the University of Warwick in the UK.
With 14,000 other contestants participating, the victory may make his admission the most selective to any university ever.
Aradhya, now in the UK, is interested in the stars. “In the interview round I told them that my ambition in engineering comes from a dream to be an astronaut. I plan to go into space.'” Warwick is particularly fitting for him because academics there are working with the European Space Agency to build a Moon orbiter.
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