aAPI Scholarship Fund

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION INVITE

Dear Members,

Alabama Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (aAPI) invites graduating high school seniors Class of 2022 to apply for $2500 scholarship towards their college expenses. The applicant must be of Indian origin, graduating from schools located in Colbert, Dekalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan counties in North Alabama and have aspirations of pursuing college in Alabama. Scholarship will be selected by a special committee based on combination of scholastic scores, candidate’s extracurricular achievements and community service activities. This year scholarship will be awarded to 1 candidate.

For details on the aAPI scholarship fund please read below. It is important and mandatory to follow instructions for application carefully and exactly as detailed in the website. The deadline for receipt of applications by email is midnight July15, 2022.

Amit Chakrabarty MD
Tarak Vasavada MD
Shashi Kumar MD
Tejanand Gowtham Mulpur MD
Smita Shah MD

IMPORTANT NOTIFICATION REGARDING APPLICATION

Please send the documents via email. Do not send it via regular mail. There is no formal application to complete. Send two copies of your documents, one with name identification, duly notarized and the other with all name identification removed which does not have to be notarized. The later one will be sent to the judges for review.

Deadline for application submission is July 31st or otherwise notified by the committee.

Scan and email documents to the following address: [email protected]


General Guidelines for awards: To be eligible for application

  1. The applicant must be of Indian origin. (Candidate, One of the Parent or Grand Parent must have been a citizen of India on or after August 15th 1947)
  2. Be a high school senior class of 2020 in North Alabama
  3. Graduating from high school in North Alabama (Colbert, Dekalb, Franklin, Jackson, Lauderdale, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall and Morgan counties)
  4. Have aspirations of living and working in the North Alabama area.
  5. It is mandatory to claim the award in person at the annual meeting of Alabama API. Failure to do so will result in the award being given to the next deserving candidate.
  6. The recipients of the awards will be decided by the sole direction of the Selection Committee based on above guidelines and the Judges’ decisions are final.
  7. A candidate can apply only once for consideration. In other words, a candidate cannot apply more than once for the scholarship.

Evaluation criteria for the Awards based on grades and other activities:

There is no formal application form to complete.

List of supporting documents:

  1. SAT or ACT scorecard. (Must be Notarized)
  2. School Transcript/Grades (Must be Notarized)
  3. Proof of fees payment at a US accredited university.
  4. Maximum 500 words Essay/Personal statements detailing the goals and reasons for application for the scholarship.
  5. Documents supporting extracurricular activities, volunteering services and Scholarships.
  6. Contact information including cell phone number and an email address. Please send a valid email address as you will be notified about the results via email.

The candidates must attach the following with the application:

There is no formal application form to complete.

List of supporting documents:

  1. SAT or ACT scorecard. (Must be Notarized)
  2. School Transcript/Grades (Must be Notarized)
  3. Proof of fees payment at a US accredited university.
  4. Maximum 500 words Essay/Personal statements detailing the goals and reasons for application for the scholarship.
  5. Documents supporting extracurricular activities, volunteering services and Scholarships.
  6. Contact information including cell phone number and an email address. Please send a valid email address as you will be notified about the results via email.