Upakar Indian-American Scholarship Foundation

$2,000

April 30, 2021

Awards Available: See Description

  • Scholarship Description
  • Upakar was founded to support the educational and career aspirations of the Indian-American community. In addition to the financial award, Upakar provides a mentoring program for our scholarship recipients. Upakar has been awarding scholarships for over 20 years and is the longest running Indian American scholarship organization.
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    To be eligible for an Upakar scholarship, you must:
    - Have either been born or have one parent born in the Republic of India
    - Be either a U.S. citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident (Green Card) holder
    - Plan to enroll Full-Time in an accredited, not-for-profit, 4-year university or 2-year Community College, during the FALL of a scholarship cycle (year)
    - Have a prior year Family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) on the IRS form 1040 of less than $90,000
    - Currently be a graduating high school senior living in the USA with a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.6 or higher (on a 4.0 scale)

    Once selected, Upakar will award the scholarship amount of $2,000 per year for 4 years if the scholar maintains a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average of 3.3 (out of 4.0).

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Indian-American Foundation
  • 9015 Shady Grove Ct
  • Gaithersburg, MD 20877
  • upakarfoundation@hotmail.com
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