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$5k Scholarship for South Asian Students of Indian Descent Opens July 1

May 23, 2024

The Endowment for South Asian Students of Indian Descent (ESASID) scholarship was started in 2002 by Drs. Jitendra M. and Saryu J. Desai. Each year, a $5,000 scholarship is given to a South Asian student of Indian descent who is studying full-time in their second, third, or fourth year at a medical school in Pennsylvania. The student must be a resident of Pennsylvania or New Jersey.


🇺🇸 Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
🏡 Must have lived in PA or NJ for at least 12 months before medical school
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Must be of South Asian Indian descent (self, parent(s), grandparent(s), or great-grandparent(s))
🏥 Must be enrolled full-time at an accredited PA medical school
📚 Must be in the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of medical school
📝 Must complete a FAFSA


🖋️ Write an essay (750 words or less) based on the prompt in the “Scholarship Info” link below

Scholarship Amount: 💵 $5,000

Deadline: 📅 September 30, 2024

APPLY HERE | Scholarship Info


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