The Sir Syed Excellence in Science Award (SSESA) is a merit based scholarship that will be awarded to academically outstanding students of Aligarh Muslim University.

The purpose of the Sir Syed Excellence in Science Award is to provide multi-layer higher education opportunities to the students and faculty of AMU in the United States. Merit based SSESA scholarship provide financial support to students attempting entrance exams and application fees for admission to universities in the United States. One-on-one mentorship by senior alumni and professional experts provides guidance throughout the application process and after the admission cycle. Senior alumni and professionals from academia and industry provide postdoctoral opportunities and arrange and support short term visits for AMU faculty at US universities. This program is sponsored by Boston based AMU alumni association "The Aligarh Alumni Association of New England (AAANE)" and alumni from around the world.
Brigadier (Retd.) Ahmad Ali
Pro Vice Chancellor-AMU
Board of Trustees
Dr. Syed Masarrat Ali
Boston (Chair)

Dr. Mohsin Alvi
President of AAANE, Boston

Professor Ashraf Khan

Mrs. Homaira Naseem

Professor Tariq Haqqi

Prof. Shakir Husain
Youngstown, OH
Advisory Board
Professor Najmul Islam
Chairman, Dept. of Biochem. JNMC, AMU

Professor Mohammad Shakir
Dept. Chemistry, AMU

Professor Rahimullah Khan
Chairman, Dept. of Physics, AMU

Professor Mohammad Israrul Haque
Chairman, Department of Business Administration
Fundraising and Media
Dr. Sadia Chaghtai
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