AAT Media College & Real Image Media Technologies Announce the H. Sridhar Scholarship for Media Studies

  • 5 students to be awarded 50% fee waiver; Diploma and BSc Viscom Degree on offer
  • Students to be selected from all over India through a set selection procedure
  • Scholarship in memory of the talented audio engineer – Late Mr.H.Sridhar

Chennai, 4th June 2011, AAT Media College and Real Image Media Technologies (Pvt) Ltd today announced the H.Sridhar Scholarship for Media Studies. This scholarship is instituted in the name of Late Mr.H.Sridhar, who was the Chief Sound Engineer at Media Artists, a division of Real Image Media Technologies. National Award winning film maker Mr.Vetrimaran launched this scholarship in the presence of Mr.Senthil Kumar, Co-Founder, Real Image Media Technologies (Pvt) Ltd and Mr.Rathish Babu, CEO, AAT Media College.

The scholarship entails identifying and encouraging talented young individuals with the skill, creativity and determination to make it in the audio industry and subsidizing their fees in respect of selected professional courses conducted by AAT Media College.

Under this scholarship programme, 50% tuition fee waiver will be given to deserving and passionate individuals who are economically weak. This will be applicable to the following courses:

  • B.Sc. Visual Communication
  • Diploma in Audio Engineering
  • Diploma in Digital Film Making

Details of the Application forms for the scholarship can be downloaded from www.aatcollege.com and filled and submitted online. The candidates shall be selected through an entrance exam followed by a personal interview.

Announcing the scholarship, Mr.Senthil Kumar, Co-founder, Real Image Media Technologies (Pvt) Ltd. said, ""Sridhar was incredibly passionate about music and so comfortable with technology that he could work on any system to create magic. We hope these scholarships are a small step towards giving those with a passion, a way to learn the technology. This will be a fitting tribute to Sridhar who was a dear friend and an irreplaceable part of Real Image & Media Artists."

Mr.Rathish Babu, CEO, AAT (I) Ltd. expressed, "Our association with the late Sridhar started from the days we started AAT. Two people instrumental were Senthil to give me the confidence to make Chennai the headquarters and later debates and discussions with Sridhar to revise the syllabi from time to time. His understanding of film sound, technology deployable for education and input for the academic curriculum of the NOW viscom degree can never be forgotten. We consider him the father of Modern sound technology in India."

Individuals will be eligible to apply for the H.Sridhar Scholarship program if they satisfy the following criteria i) Should be a citizen of India; ii) Should have passed + 2 examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education for Diploma courses in first attempt; and iii) Should have passed + 2 examination conducted by Board of Secondary Education in first attempt with an aggregate minimum of 60% in core subjects for B.Sc. Viscom course.