The Krishnan-Shah Family Scholarship was established by Ajay Shah, Lata Krishnan and their family. This scholarship program seeks to support financially needy students with academic potential and demonstrated community involvement, and provide meaningful and ongoing financial support to ensure that students complete their undergraduate degree. The scholarship is renewable for up to four years.
Applicants must be/have: Graduating high school seniors residing in the greater Silicon Valley Region (includes Santa Clara County, San Mateo County, San Francisco County, Alameda County and Santa Cruz County) OR current community college students who graduated from a high school within the five listed counties; First generation college students (neither parent earned a four-year college degree), pursuing first undergraduate degree; Planning to enroll in a four-year college or university on a full-time basis in the upcoming fall session; Maximum cumulative grade point average of 3.75 on a 4.0 scale; Demonstrated involvement in activities (extracurricular, volunteer, paid, etc.); and Demonstrated financial need or hardship.