Maharashtra girl wins Kalpana Chawla scholarship
New Delhi
Sonal Baberwal, 21-year-old girl from Amravati in Maharashtra, has emerged as the first winner of the Kalpana Chawla scholarship of the International Space University (ISU) at the Cork Institute of Technology in Ireland.

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Name: Sonal Baberwal
Resident of: Amaravati, Maharashtra
Recipient of: Kalpana Chawla scholarship of the International Space University

Education: Studied at the Shri R L T College of Science and the Sipna College of Engineering and Technology in Amravati, Maharashtra

About Kalpana Chawla scholarship
The Kalpana Chawla scholarship project at the ISU. It has been established to honour Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla. She died in the space shuttle Columbia accident on February 1, 2003.