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Thomas and May Mathew Educational Scholarship

1 winner$2,000
In Review
Application Deadline
Jun 1, 2024
Winners Announced
Jul 1, 2024
Education Level
Undergraduate, Graduate
Recent scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Field of Study:
Healthcare or education

Thomas and May Mathew were beloved parents who moved from India to Detroit, Michigan, where they created new lives and a family. 

Thomas served as a cardiologist for fifty years, and May worked as a preschool teacher for ten. In their respective careers, they made significant impacts on their communities, touching each patient and child they crossed paths with to leave behind a legacy of greatness.

This scholarship seeks to honor the memories of Thomas and May Mathew by supporting students who share their passions for healthcare and education.

Any Asian undergraduate or graduate student in Michigan who is pursuing healthcare or education may apply for this scholarship, but Indian or Malayalee applicants are preferred.

To apply, tell us why you’re pursuing a career in your chosen field and how your heritage has impacted your career choices.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Passion
Published December 29, 2023
Essay Topic

Please describe why you are pursuing a career in healthcare or education.  Additionally, please describe your heritage and if that plays into your career decisions and studies.

150–300 words


When is the scholarship application deadline?

The application deadline is Jun 1, 2024. Winners will be announced on Jul 1, 2024.

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