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The Indo-American Community Foundation Upakar Scholarship

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Scholarship title: The Indo-American Community Foundation Upakar Scholarship

Applicable Majors: All Fields of Study

Upakar was created to assist Indian Americans who require additional financial assistance to pursue educational, artistic or athletic goals at a post-secondary institution. It is further dedicated to the promotion and recognition of excellence through the support of the Indian community. The success of this endeavor depends on your continued support -- please read this message from the Chairman of Upakar. To further develop the future Indian Americans leaders, we must unite to support these talented individuals in their respective fields.

Scholarships are $3,000 per year, for each qualifying year spent in a post-secondary institution. Scholarship renewals are dependent on meeting the GPA requirements established by the board.

To be eligible for a 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. ‘Green Card’ holder (no exceptions)
  • Be actively seeking enrollment in an undergraduate degree program at a college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic year
  • Have a Family Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) of less than $60,000
  • Have a cumulative unadjusted GPA over 3.6 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Currently be a graduating high school senior living in the USA

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