Iyer is interested in neuroscience as a career, the statement said; Sehgal and Woods are considering the field of computer science.
The 2,500 scholarship winners this year were chosen from a field of more than 15,000 finalists. The nonprofit will distribute scholarships totaling more than $31 million when the 2018 program concludes, the statement said.
Scholarship awards are based on an appraisal of a student's academic record, including the difficulty of the subject matter, grades, standardized test scores, leadership in school, community activities and an essay. A recommendation from a high school official is also a factor.
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