Indian-American Scholarship Foundation

Current Scholars

The aim of the Upakar Foundation is to support Indian-American students in their pursuit of higher education. Our current scholars represent various universities and colleges across the United States.

2025 Aditya Karthik TX University Of Texas – Austin Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2025 Kanya Shah NY Syracuse University Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2025 Nayanthara Thampan TX University of Houston Pamecha Family Scholarship
2025 Nikhil Repalle NM San Jose State University Surendra and Kusum Goel Education Scholarship
2025 Ruhi Patel TX Georgia Institute of Technology Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2025 Sanjna Tailor NV University of California – Los Angeles Shri Tulsi Ram and Mrs. Shanti Gupta Memorial Scholarship
2024 Alauki Patel CA DeAnza College Upakar Community College Scholarship
2024 Austin Shukla CA University of California – San Diego Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2024 Kunj Shah NY Lehigh University Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2024 Rohan Gangar TX University of Texas at Dallas Bob and Mani Narasimhan Scholarship
2024 Sindhuja Avandhanula DE University of Pittsburgh Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2023 Abdul Vhora IL University of Illinois Chicago IDRF Scholarship
2023 Ashley Koshy TX University of Texas San Antonio Bob and Mani Narasimhan Scholarship
2023 Diya Mathew OK University Of Oklahoma Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2023 Edwin Paul TX University Of Texas Austin Upakar College Scholarship
2023 Heet Patel PA Penn State University Kaushalya Butail Scholarship
2023 Ishika Patel LA Univ Of Alabama at Birmingham Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2023 Kavitha Rao NJ New York University Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2023 Laveleen Saini VA George Mason University Virginia for Education Scholarship
2022 Rakesh Jony TX University Of Texas – Austin Virginia for Education Scholarship
2022 Robin Abrol NY Stony Brook University Ajay Ojha Memorial Scholarship
2022 Rupa Duggirala CO University of California – Berkeley Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2022 Saawan Patel TX Baylor University  
2022 Tejas Medapalli TX University Of Texas – Austin Khuba Watumull Scholarship
2022 Veenadhari Kollipara WA University of Pennsylvania Khuba Watumull Scholarship

Upakar Alumni

Our past scholarship recipients continue to assist Upakar by volunteering and mentoring current scholars and participating in Upakar events. We are proud to recognize them as successful leaders of the next generation.

2021 Arpita Abrol NY Stony Brook University Virginia for Education Scholarship
2021 Bhakti Javiya MI Wayne State University  
2021 Karthik Bijoy IL University of Illinois – Chicago  
2021 Mithali Patel GA University of Georgia  
2021 Naazneen Vhora IL University of Illinois  
2021 Oeishi Banerjee CA Rice University  
2020 Amirinder Singh Dhillon CA San Jose State University  
2020 Anisha Patel TX University of Houston Community College Scholarship
2020 Areni Dawn Perry CO The Master’s University  
2020 Jaladhi Rajiv Shukla TX University Of Texas – Austin  
2020 Lagnajita Mukhopadhyay TN Belmont University  
2020 Nimisha Rajesh OH University of Pittsburgh  
2020 Sai Shreyas Medapalli TX University Of Texas – Austin  
2019 Anthony Paul PA Duke University Ajay Ojha Memorial Scholarship
2019 Beckyannie Raju OK Oklahoma State University Community College Scholarship
2019 Kyra Clark FL University of Central Florida  
2019 Rutaba Malik TX North Lake College Community College Scholarship
2019 Sachin De Young KS University of California Berkeley Virginia for Education Scholarship
2019 Srihari Adarsh MN University of Minnesota  
2019 Viral Shah NJ Temple University  
2018 Gurpreet Kaur VA Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia for Education Scholarship
2018 Milan Sara Abraham IN Purdue University  
2018 Rukaiya Ahmed TX Houston Community College Community College Scholarship
2018 Sumanpreet Kaur CA Solano Community College Community College Scholarship
2018 Tarique Ahmad MO Missouri Institute of Science and Technology  
2018 Yash Mamtora NY City College of NY  
2017 Aiman Syeda NY Rochester Institute of Technology  
2017 Parteek Singh CA University of California, Davis  
2017 Rini Sinha TX University of Texas, Austin  
2017 Sarwat Siddiqui NY Fordham University  
2017 Shobhit Jain NY New York University  
2017 Tamara Layden OR Clackamas Community College  
2016 Anup Chandora GA Georgia Tech University  
2016 Fazila Vhora IL University of Illinois at Chicago  
2016 Krystle Thomas WI Unviersity of Wisconsin at Milwaukee  
2016 Reema Patel FL University of Florida  
2015 Gurleen Dhillon CA San Jose State University  
2015 Krupali Patel PA Drexel University  
2015 Nishita Soneji TX University of Texas at Austin  
2015 Parth Dave IA University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign  
2015 Yukti Abrol   Stony Brook University  
2014 Henna Vohra IL University of Illinois at Chicago  
2014 Megha Shah CT Rutgers University  
2014 Neel Shah MA Northeastern University  
2014 Partik Singh OH Case Western Reserve University  
2014 Vikas Sahi CA University of California Los Angeles  
2013 Jay Dave IA University of Iowa  
2013 Treesa Antony MI Wayne State University  
2012 Dimple Kothari   Drexel University  
2012 Joshpal Aulakh   University of California – Los Angeles  
2012 Leena Danawala   University of Missouri  
2012 Muneet Parhar   University of Michigan  
2012 Nikita Nana   University of Washington  
2012 Preeya Iyer   The City University of New York  
2012 Priyal Shah   University of California at Los Angeles  
2011 Afsheen Vaid TX University of Texas  
2011 Arul Sangani CA University of California San Diego  
2011 Dhairyasheel Patel WY University of Washington  
2011 Nabeel Bhaiwala NJ Cornell University  
2011 Nidhi Shah NJ Columbia University  
2011 Pranoti Hiremath WA University of Washington  
2011 Ramanpreet Nagra CA University of California – Santa Barbara  
2011 Vidhi Dalal NJ Carnegie Mellon  
2010 Dimpa Choksi TX University of Texas  
2010 Margi Doshi MO University of Missouri  
2010 Megha Chopra NY New York University  
2010 Ranjit Korah MD Carnegie Mellon  
2010 Sundeep Parhar MI University of Michigan  
2010 Sundip Patel GA Georgia Tech University  
2010 Yesha Patel NY St. Johns University  
2009 Bella Desai GA Emory University  
2009 Chandi Aldena CO Colorado State  
2009 Dilpreet Ahluwalia UT Utah State  
2009 Lavina Ramchandani NJ University of Maryland  
2009 Nehali Nanavati TX Pratt University  
2009 Priyanka Patel TX Baylor University  
2009 Tejas Odedara VA Brown University  
2008 Ani T. Chacko NY St. Johns University  
2008 Divya Amaldi IL University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign  
2008 Miketu Doda GA University of Georgia  
2008 Monica Aswani NJ Kean University  
2008 Ranjanpreet Nagra CA California State University – Bakersfield  
2007 Babu Singh CA Cornell University  
2007 Kartik Trehan NY Johns Hopkins University  
2006 Bhumi Zaveri NY University of Pennsylvania  
2006 Neeraj Dhani TX Rice University  
2005 Rumana Rahmani NJ Rutgers University, Newark College of Arts and Science  
2005 Tina Aswani NJ New York University  
2004 Bharivee Shavdia MD University of Pennsylvania  
2004 Neem Bhatt TN East Tennessee University  
2004 Nikhil Nagendran MD University of Maryland  
2004 Rishikesh Dalal   Harvard University  
2004 Sara Seth NJ Rhode Island School of Design  
2003 Brahma Seth TX Texas Tech University  
2003 Zahir Zaveri NY University of Pennsylvania