Scholarship Guidelines

Scholarship Name: SEED Scholar Award
Amount of Award: $10000 scholarship to be divided equally over 4 years
Deadline Date: Must be submitted by April 15, 2017 no later than 11p.m. (EST) via our website
(Sorry, no exceptions or extensions will be granted)
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Must be of Asian-Indian heritage with at least one parent of Indian ancestry
  • Must be a graduating U.S. high school senior (Class of 2017)
  • Have a minimum G.P.A of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in a U.S. university in the Fall of 2017
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States
  • Scholarship MUST be applied to tuition expenses only. Room and board and related college expenses cannot be covered by the SEED Scholarship
Note: Though not a criteria for eligibility, applicants with financial need as indicated by Adjusted Gross Income and\or number of family members simultaneously in college will be given special consideration.

If you are one of the finalists you may be asked to provide additional information in order for us to verify legal residency status and ethnicity.
Please direct questions to: Anita Chandra-Puri
SEED Scholarship Program
2705 N. Hartland Court
Chicago, IL 60614

Any late and/or incomplete application will render the applicant ineligible. Scholarship recipients will be notified in the summer of 2017. Please visit our website for a listing of all scholarship winners.

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