April 3, 2017
Disha Madan – Sponsor – Mr. James Wilcox
She qualified the creative aptitude test and received confirmation of her scholarship from Mr. James Wilcox – a U.K. based philanthropist. She graduated in year 2015.
Disha hailed from Saharanpur and is the daughter of a commission agent at the local Vegetables wholesale market.
Disha was very creatively focused since her childhood. Disha enjoyed decorating her home, during festivities, using in expensive waste materials. She also helped her School Art Team in beautifying the Campus. Disha wished to study for a professional degree course from a reputed art institution. She qualified for admission to Banaras Hindu University but her parents did not wish to send her so far away. She, then read an advertisement in a national news paper about a study opportunity at IIFA on a Full Fee Scholarship programme of Arts for India in year 2011. She qualified the creative aptitude test and received confirmation of her scholarship from Mr. James Wilcox – a U.K. based philanthropist. She graduated in year 2015.
While graduating in 2015, she was recruited by Tata Consultancy Services along with, 3 other IIFA students for their Creative Designs. Today Disha is a member of TCS’s elite creative team. She has made IIFA & her family proud.