In a recent event in Mumbai Shah Rukh Khan felicitated the winner of an award, named after him, by La Trobe University. Titled Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship, the scholarship was awarded to a young female researcher from Thrissur, Kerala, Gopika Kottantharayil Bhasi.
Last year in December, when the actor visited the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (considers as one of the largest film festivals of the world), the La Trobe University announced the Shah Rukh Khan La Trobe University PhD Scholarship.
Talking about the event the actor said, the evening is about the winner Gopika and her family. He also talked about her research and said, what is important is that she is doing PhD. He also wished her the best hoping people get this opportunity too.
King Khan also spread some light on how important is to get educated. He believes there is never an end to education. The actor also said that it’s very important to keep educating ourselves for the rest of our lives.
The scholarship aims to provide an opportunity for an ambitious female researcher from India to undertake the study.