Krish and Padma Ramakrishnan Endowment Scholarship

Opportunity name: Krish and Padma Ramakrishnan Endowment Scholarship
Minimum qualifications: For full time undergraduate students in good standing. Scholarship recipients may receive the scholarship for up to 4 subsequent years (5 years total) as long as they continue to meet the criteria.
College and Department: Campus wide
Number of awards and award amount: varies
Application dates: Application available January – May 1 to be awarded for following academic year
Major: Open to all majors
Class level: Preference to Incoming freshman
Enrollment requirement: Full time enrollment (12+ Undergraduate units )
Financial need: Yes
GPA requirement: >=3.0

Preference given to:

  1. Highest reviewer scores*
  2. Incoming freshmen with a minimum high school GPA of 3.0 at time of admission and maintain a minimum 2.0 GPA
  3. Are first generation college students
  4. Have demonstrated financial need as determined by FAFSA or Dream Act
  5. Have learning disabilities and/or cognitive challenges
  6. Demonstrate ability to overcome personal and/or academic struggles
  7. Have not been awarded any other scholarships (at time of selection)

*Applications are reviewed by a committee and scored based on answers provided by the applicant. Each answer is reviewed for:

  • relevance to the question
  • spelling, grammar, and college level writing
  • creativity

Scholarship winners will be notified by email no later than September 1.

Award
Varies
Deadline
05/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a first-generation college student? Please note: First Generation college students are given preference, it is not a requirement.
  2. Do you have learning disabilities and/or other cognitive challenges (diagnosis not required)? If so, Please explain how you have overcome personal and/or academic struggles.
    • Do you have learning disabilities and/or other cognitive challenges (diagnosis not required)?
    • If YES, Please explain how you have overcome personal and/or academic struggles. 300 words max