TANA Foundation's Graduate Scholarships

TANA Foundation's Graduate Scholarships

Conducted By : TANA Foundation USA
September 30 2018   Scholarship   Undergraduate   India
 About TANA Foundation's Graduate Scholarships

TANA Foundation of USA is pleased to announce seven $2000/- (two thousand dollars) Graduate Scholarships for Telugu students who are currently residing in Andhra Pradesh ONLY to pursue higher education in the USA in the 2018-2019 academic year. Each scholarship recipient will receive $500 each semester upon submission of the Grades received in the previous semester and a request from the recipient to TANA Foundation stating that he/she has completed the coursework successfully in the previous semester.

 Details
  • Must have been admitted to a Graduate School in a US University in 2018-2019 academic year. Students already in the USA will not be eligible to apply.
  • Must show the need for financial aid. TANA Foundation will assess the need-based also on the information received independently from sources other than that provided by the applicant.
  • Each recipient must promise to support financially, through TANA Foundation, a new Telugu student from Andhra Pradesh within three years after arriving in the USA. Recipient must be willing to be in touch with TANA Foundation on half yearly basis until such promise is fulfilled.
 Reward Description
  • Must have been admitted to a Graduate School in a US University in 2015-2016 academic year; students already in the USA will not be eligible to apply
  • Must show the need for financial aid. TANA Foundation will assess the need-based also on the information received independently from sources other than that provided by the applicant
  • Each recipient must promise to support financially, through TANA Foundation, a new Telugu student from Andhra Pradesh within three years after arriving in the USA. Recipient must be willing to be in touch with TANA Foundation on half-yearly basis until such promise is fulfilled
 Application Process
THERE IS NO FORMAL APPLICATION.
  • E-Mail applications & scanned attachments of supporting documents may be sent to prasadkakarala@yahoo.com by September 30th, 2018 by regular airmail or Express Mail only. Registered letters are not necessary and will only delay the applications.
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION IS REQUIRED
  1. Name, Address with pin code and Phone number (if available) of the applicant. 
  2. Profession and annual Income of applicant. (Enclose all documents in support) 
  3. Name, Address, and Phone number of Parents.
  4. Professions and annual incomes of parents. (Enclose all documents in support)
  5. A net worth of all assets (homes, cars, land, farms, business, savings, investments etc.) of applicant and parents together. (Enclose all documents in support)
  6. High School and College educational qualifications and work experience of the applicant. (Enclose a copy of the transcripts)
  7. Name, Address and Phone number of the department and the University in the US where the applicant intends to enroll. (Enclose a copy of the letter of admission)
  8. Sources to finance your education including financial aid and loans. (Enclose copies of letters of financial aid, loan documents, bank statements and I-20 Form from the University where the applicant is enrolling)
  9. A letter of recommendation from one of your most recent lecturers, Professors etc. explaining your academic accomplishments and justifying a financial need to receive TANA Foundation Scholarship. Emphasis on the justification of financial need is essential. 
  10. A signed applicant's statement that you promise to support, through TANA Foundation, a new Telugu student from Andhra Pradesh within three years, and that you promise to be in touch with TANA Foundation on half yearly basis until such promise is fulfilled. 
  11. TANA Foundation's Scholarship check will be paid directly to the University where the student is planning to enroll. Checks will not be issued in the name of the recipient.
 Selection Process
  • TANA Foundation is pleased to announce the seven scholarships for the upcoming academic year sponsored by the above-mentioned donors to provide more opportunities for higher education in the USA. 

Selection Procedure:

  • Need, Merit, Grades, and Recommendations
  • Scores in standardized tests like GRE, TOEFL
  • The reputation of the College/University in India from which the applicant is graduating 
  • The reputation of the school in North America in which the applicant is planning to pursue higher education
  • The field of study in which the applicant is planning higher education
 Contact Details

Telugu Association of North America

  • Address: A 50(c) (3) Certified Nonprofit Organization
    Tax ID: 36-3060732, Prasad Choudary Kakarala,
    66 Harvest Lane, Tiffin, OH 44883, USA
  • Email: prasadkakarala@yahoo.com
  • Website: www.tana.org