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ORC UK Scholarship Award 2010 announced

Published: 18 November 2010

First year ORC student, Vassili Savinov, was recently awarded the ORC UK Scholarship Award 2010. 

The scholarship, which is awarded annually to our top UK applicant, includes paid tuition fees and a tax free bursary of £18,000.

The scholarship prize was presented to Vassili by ORC Director, Professor David Payne, at the ORC student welcome party, which is held annually at the end of the induction week.

On receiving the award Vassili commented: “I am grateful for the prize and the trust that comes with it. Here, at the ORC, I am surrounded by very gifted and determined people who are passionate about optics and metamaterials. I shall make the best out of the opportunities this great institution provides me to excel”

Vassili is currently working with the Nanophotonics and Metamaterials group under the supervision of ORC Deputy Director, Professor Nikolay Zheludev.

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