Twenty budding talents were selected as Goa Scholars under the Goa Scholar Scheme 2017-18. The Goa Scholar Scheme conceptualised by Late Mahohar G. Parikkar, Ex- Chief Minister of Goa, is a flagship scheme of the State Government being implemented through Directorate of Higher Education. The scheme objective is to identify and encourage young meritorious and outstanding scholars from Goa to pursue their post-graduate; doctoral studies at reputed universities and higher education institutions both in India and abroad.
Out of the 133 students who applied for the Goa Scholar Scheme 2017-18, 87 of them were short listed for the final interview by the Scrutiny Committee.
Following is the list students selected: