Samarpan Community Impact Scholarship

DEADLINE: April 30, 2024

Purpose: To strengthen the growth of the community leaders by rewarding a graduating high school senior in year 2023-24 and who is planning to enroll full-time in four year accredited United States college.

Award Description: A scholarship worth $1500/year will be awarded to 5 graduating high school seniors. Scholarship will be based on achievement criteria, needs of student, and available funding. The scholarship can be used at 4-year accredited institution for undergraduate studies. This scholarship will be available for 3 additional years ($1500/year) based on maintenance of a minimum 3.2 GPA and the applicant must submit a college transcript yearly along with renewal application. (This program is made possible by Dr Jitendra & Dr Lina Shah's major contribution.)


  1. Applicant must be a current high school senior (12th grade in year 2023-24) with plans to enroll full-time in Fall 2024 four year accredited United States college.
  2. A completed application form (application page, essay, letter of recommendation, high school transcript with minimum 3.2 GPA).
  3. Applicant must be of with Asian Indian ethnicity.
  4. An Involvement at the community activities will be weighed heavily but not mandatory.