JAINA Academic Scholarship Program

Scholarship Provided by : third party

Scholarship Amount

$1,500 USD

Application Deadline

May 31, 2017


The missions of JASP is to attract identify and provide meaningful and substantial financial aid to practicing Jain youths in North America who wish to embark on a college career path and have a demonstrated financial need. This program will provide educational scholarships to high school seniors going into college who wish to pursue higher learning in the fields of arts science engineering and literature.

Be a practicing Jain which includes vegetarianism-Demonstrate financial need-Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher-Be accepted to an accredited college/university in a degree program in North America for the fall term-Provide one academic reference letter-Provide one personal reference letter-Write a statement of purpose of 500 words explaining how the intended field of education will relate to personal professional academic and/or spiritual goals. Applicant must also separately explain why they should be the one selected for this award-Must obtain a letter of recommendation from JAINA directors from your local Jain center-Additionally applications may be considered for students from India or elsewhere if s/he is enrolled in a U.S. university as a full-time student during the school year (excluding summer session). Other extenuating circumstances may be considered. These must be explained and documented in an attachmentFor more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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