Dr. B.R. Ambedkar's Academic Journey: A Look at His Global Educational Accomplishments

Early Challenges

Overcame untouchability to pursue education, facing hardships in Bombay.

Scholarship to Elphinston College

Received scholarship from Sayajirao Gaikwad, graduating in 1912.

Pursuit of Higher Education in USA

Seized opportunity for higher studies in the USA, selected as a scholar in 1913.

Degrees from Columbia University

Obtained M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in 1915 and 1916 respectively.

Studies at London School of Economics

Prepared for D.Sc. while studying law at Gray’s Inn.

Financial Constraints in London

Left studies due to financial challenges, called back to India.

Ph.D. from Bonn University

Completed thesis on 'Castes in India' and 'National Dividend for India' in 1916.

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