Scholarship Program

The SEED Foundation's SEED Scholar Program is proud to support Indian youth with scholarships for higher education. The SEED Scholar program has now developed into one of the largest scholarship programs run by Indians for Indian youth. To date, SEED has awarded $383,000 to 55 young men and women.

The 2021 Scholarship application is now closed. Winners will be announced on our website this summer. Due to extenuating circumstances this year, the mail in date for the verification form and recommendation letter has been extended to March 10.

    2021 SEED Scholarship

The 2021 Scholarship application is now closed. Winners will be announced on our website this summer.

2021 SEED Scholarship Requirements

  • 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 2021)
  • 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 2021
  • Must be a legal resident of the United States

Note that the scholarship can be applied to tuition expenses only. Room and board and other related expenses cannot be covered by the SEED Scholarship. Please review our frequently asked questions here.

    Past Scholarship Recipients

Year Name Location
2020 Shreyaa Venkat Ashburn, VA
2020 Khushi Shah Northport, AL
2019 Shivasree Margam Ellicott City, MD
2019 Rabiya Salman Hanover Park, IL
2018 Saawan Patel Spring, TX
2018 Pallavi Patel Willingboro, NJ
2017 Neha Balachandran Suwanee, GA
2017 Jay Sangani Avon, IN
2016 Suhina Chopra Plano, TX
2016 Elizabeth Varghese Old Bethpage, NY
2015 Erica D'Costa Moorestown, NJ
2015 Sapna Rampersaud Brentwood, NY
2014 Jasjit Mundh California
2014 Pearly Pandya Florida
2013 Ravi Chinsky Brooklyn, NY
2013 Shobhit Jain Neshanic Station, NJ
2013 Rahul Sharma Glendale, WI
2012 Sandeep Balasubramanium Libertyville, IL
2012 Krishanu Chatterjee Hansville, IL
2012 Kashif Osmani Chicago, IL
2012 Harshita Pilla Dallas, TX
2011 Priya Mistry Cynthiana, KY
2011 Navjot Sandhu San Jose, CA
2011 Shreya Singh Marietta, GA
2010 Valerie Biswas Winchester, CA
2010 Vikas Shahi Norwalk, CA
2009 Sophia Hameed Miami, FL
2009 Neil Menon Cincinatti, OH
2008 Olivia Biswas Winchester, CA
2008 Ahmar Sajjad Houston, TX
2007 Amrit Kaur Cordella, CA
2007 Raagini Jawa Plaistow, NH
2007 Sonal Noticewala Brooklyn, NY
2006 Sirisha Yadlapati Buffalo Grove, IL
2006 Anjalika Gandhi Vernon Hills, IL
2004 Nrupa Borkar Cincinnati, OH
2004 Ami Shah Chicago, IL
2003 Rashi Chandra Atlanta, GA
2003 Anita Mukherjee Northborough, MA
2002 Anshuman Sahoo Schenectady, NY
2002 Sheel Ganatra Newark, DE
2001 Gowri Rao Commack, NY
2001 Seema Shah Houston, TX
2000 Ravinder Gogia California
2000 Neel Kapasi California
2000 Beeneet Kothari New York
2000 Palak Parikh Texas
2000 Sundeep Rana California
2000 Gunjan Shah California
2000 Ruchika Shukla Canada
2000 Neel Vakharia Ohio
1999 Dave Chokshi Lousiana
1999 Hetal Mehta California
1999 Meera Shah Canada