Dr. Rajesh Aggarwal was a man of science, earning a B.S. in chemistry with an M.S. degree in pharmacological studies from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Columbia University.
Rajesh believed that the pursuit and progress of good and safe scientific advancements was the key to making the world a better place. He loved to share his passion for science and believed that the next generation of scientists must be encouraged to seek answers and find solutions.
This scholarship seeks to support the next great minds of science by helping 6 low-income academically deserving high school students, 3 in Massachusetts and 3 in New Jersey, afford their college education.
Any low-income high school junior or senior in Massachusetts or New Jersey with a 3.0 GPA or higher and a passion for science may apply for this scholarship.
To apply, give us an example of how creative thinking and science have created an innovative solution to a basic societal challenge.
Give an example of how creative thinking combined with Science has led to an innovative solution to an everyday societal challenge.
The application deadline is Jun 29, 2022. Winners will be announced on Jul 18, 2022.
Award amounts per winner are designated by the donor. Check the award amount for a detailed breakdown.
The winner will be publicly announced on Jul 18, 2022. Prior to the announcement date, we may contact finalists with additional questions about their application. We will work with donors to review all applications according to the scholarship criteria. Winners will be chosen based on the merit of their application.
Award checks will be sent to the financial aid office of the winner's academic institution or future academic institution in their name to be applied to their tuition, and in the name of their institution (depending on the school's requirements). If the award is for a qualified educational non-tuition expense, we will work with the winner directly to distribute the award and make sure it goes towards qualified expenses.
Before we award the scholarship, the winner will be required to confirm their academic enrollment status. Depending on the circumstances, verification of Student ID and/or their most recent transcript will be required.
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