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    Banyan College Scholarship for South Asian Americans

    This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

    Offered by SRS Family Foundation

    Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated May 2, 2024
    Multiple awards worth

    $2,000 - $10,000

    Grade level

    High School Senior

    Expected deadline:

    This scholarship might not currently be accepting applications. Most scholarship programs only accept applications a few months ahead of their annual deadline. We’ve estimated this deadline based on last year’s deadline in order to help you plan out your scholarship applications.

    March 2025

    Scholarship Overview

    Are you a South Asian high school senior from New York City (NY) who is applying to and planning to attend a full-time 4-year college or university in the U.S. in the Fall immediately following your high school graduation? If so, you may be eligible for the Banyan College Scholarship for South Asian Americans! Each year, the scholarship awards between $2,000 and $10,000 each to up to five college-bound, South Asian high school seniors from New York City who have a minimum 3.5 GPA and an annual family household income of $90,000 or lower. Applicants should also demonstrate a commitment to making a difference in the lives of those around them. If you meet these criteria, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

    About SRS Family Foundation

    SRS Family Foundation believes that by empowering youth and maximizing opportunities for them to succeed, they empower our world. Their mission is to uplift the lives of disadvantaged youth by increasing their opportunities for education and employment, and to enrich their lives through spiritual development and exposure to the arts. Their current focus is to work with individuals and organizations in New York City that support disadvantaged youth, primarily of South Asian origin. In addition, they aim to support organizations working with adolescents in India.

    Eligibility information

    This scholarship is open to students who meet the below eligibility criteria. Please also note that students must identify as South Asian in order to qualify for this scholarship.

    Grade Level

    High School Senior

    Minimum GPA

    3.5

    Race/Ethnicity

    Asian/Pacific Islander

    Other Category

    Low Income

    State

    New York

    City

    New York, NY

    Application information

    To apply for this scholarship, submit the below application materials before the deadline.

    Letters of Recommendation

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    Scholarship FAQ

    Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

    For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact SRS Family Foundation at [email protected].

    Is this scholarship renewable?

    Yes, the Banyan College Scholarship for South Asian Americans is renewable.

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