Indian-Australian student wins Apple conference scholarship

Canberra, June 2 (IANS) An Indian-origin student and his two other classmates in Australia have won scholarships to attend Apple’s upcoming annual Worldwide Developers Conference in June, media reported.

Class 10 students Deepan Kumar, Ben Maliel and Christopher Seidl from Canberra Boys Grammar School won the scholarship by submitting their own coded iOS application, reported Canberra Times.

According to Kumar, programming helped students develop creative ideas that could solve many challenges the society faces and should be implemented in more schools.

Apple had announced 350 scholarships for the 26th annual Worldwide Developers Conference to be held from June 8 to 12 in San Francisco.

The conference is famous for Apple’s keynote presentations on new products.

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