Upakar Foundation Scholarship

🏆 Available: 5
💰 $8,000
⏳ 04/30

Last year this scholarship received 50 applicant(s). $10,000 was awarded to 5 applicant(s).

Scholarship Description

Upakar supports the educational and career aspirations of the Indian American community.

Upakar provides our scholars either $8,000 over 4 years at a university ($2,000 per year) or $1,000 over 2 years at a community college ($500 per year) and can receive $4,000 over 2 years at university ($2000 per year). Scholarships are renewed annually provided the scholar maintains a predetermined minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA).


  • 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)

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must currently be in high school
  • Type of institution award is open to: two-year college
  • Type of institution award is open to: four-year college

Application Requirements

  • Application form required
  • Financial need analysis required
  • Essay required

How To Apply

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Donor: Upakar Foundation

Provide Indian American students scholarships based on academic excellence and financial need.