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Indian-American Foundation Upakar Scholarship

$2,000

April 30, 2019

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  • 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. This is an outstanding opportunity to seek the advice of and network with successful professionals across the United States from the Indian-American community. Each year, we will renew the annual scholarship if the scholar maintains a minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.3 (out of 4.0).

    To be eligible for any Upakar scholarship, you must:
    -Have either been born in or have one parent born in the Republic of India
    -Be either a U.S. citizen or a U.S. "Green Card" holder (no exceptions)
    -Be actively seeking enrollment in a 2-year community college or an undergraduate 4-year degree program at a college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic year
    -Have a Family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) on the IRS form 1040, 1040EZ or 1040A of less than $75,000
    -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)
  • Contact
  • Indian-American Foundation
  • 10237 Nolan Drive
  • Rockville, MD 20850
  • upakarfoundation@hotmail.com

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